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  • Fresh altitude

    Occupants of airliner cabins will be breathing fresher air soon thanks to research being carried out in the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Experiments were carried out in a simulated section of aircraft constructed in a climate chamber...

    • Publication date : 2006/02/09
  • Global 2020 air-conditioning market: figures and trends

    Beyond the sharp decline in the air conditioning market in 2020 linked to the health crisis, strong trends have emerged: development of health-related functionalities, search for better energy efficiency and...

    • Publication date : 2021/02/23
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Axima Refrigeration France

    There are only 12 helium production sites in the world, essentially located in the USA, Algeria and Australia. Axima Refrigeration France, a corporate member of the IIR, has supplied equipment to Qatar as part of one of the largest helium recovery...

    • Publication date : 2005/10/26
  • Briefs: Ionic Wind to Cool PCs

    Kronos Advanced Technologies are developing a cooling process for personal computers based on an ionic wind pump. Ionic air propulsion is based on a principle called the corona discharge, an electrical discharge characterized by a corona, i.e. a...

    • Publication date : 2007/05/04
  • ICR2011 highlights: carbon capture and storage (CCS) perspectives

    During ICR2011, a complete session was devoted to carbon capture and storage (CCS). Berstad et al.(1) stressed that according to IEA, out of the targeted global annual CO2 emissions reductions – 50% by 2050 compared to 2005 levels –, CO2 CCS from...

    • Publication date : 2011/11/16
    • Subjects: Environment, General information
  • Recycling greenhouse gases thanks to cryogenics

    A new technology, developed and patented by ABB, enables comprehensive recycling of contaminated sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) gas by using an energy-efficient cryogenic process.

    • Publication date : 2012/10/01
  • Plans for a floating LNG factory

    This new type of floating factory could give access to off-shore reserves, without the use of long and expensive ocean-bed pipelines

    • Publication date : 2012/04/23
  • New cryogenic methods to control indoor air pollution

    The journal Science of the Total Environment will publish in February 2019 an article exploring the capacity of cryogenic technologies to tackle indoor air pollution.

    • Publication date : 2018/12/27
  • News from IIR members: Solar hybrid air conditioner launched by LG

    LG Electronics (LG) recently announced Korea's first eco-friendly residential hybrid air conditioner that utilizes solar energy as part of its power supply. By combining power generated through the solar cell module attached to the top of the...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • IIR Conference: Prague

    Prague , Czech Republic , is to host three cryogenic conferences, Cryoprague 2006, on July 17-21, 2006 : Cryogenics 2006, an IIR conference, and 2 conferences to be co-sponsored, International Cryogenic Engineering Conference 21 (ICEC 21),...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14