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  • IIR member news: Johnson Controls YORK chiller optimised for R1233zd(E)

    The YORK YZ magnetic bearing centrifugal chiller, produced by Johnson Controls, is said to be the first chiller fully optimized for ultimate performance with the low-global warming potential refrigerant R1233zd(E).

    • Publication date : 2019/01/31
  • Member news: Koura offers an alternative refrigerant to R1234yf for mobile air conditioning 

     Koura offers a direct replacement solution for R1234yf in mobile air conditioning.  

    • Publication date : 2023/12/20
  • IIR member news: Star Refrigeration

    After a year’s research project into low GWP cooling, Star Refrigeration proposes a new chiller using R1234ze.

    • Publication date : 2014/02/03
  • The Mostra Convegno exhibition

    In March 2018 the IIR participated in one of the biggest exhibitions on refrigeration technologies, Mostra Convegno, which took place, as always, in Milan.

    • Publication date : 2018/04/19
  • IJR Editorial: World Refrigeration Day 2020

    Editorial of Didier Coulomb, Director General of the IIR, published in volume 113 of the International...

    • Publication date : 2020/06/10
  • Minutes of IIR Commissions B1/B2 Business Meeting in Sydney

    Piotr Domanski and Ben Adamson co-chaired a joint Commission business meeting (B1 & B2) in Sydney during the 9th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Conference in April 2010. Following discussion during the meeting, a survey was sent to B1 commission members...

    • Publication date : 2010/06/07
  • FRISBEE Project

    The IIR is involved in a 4-year project within the context of the EU 7th Framework Programme. The objective of the FRISBEE (Food Refrigeration Innovations for Safety, consumers' Benefit, Environmental impact and Energy optimisation along the cold...

    • Publication date : 2010/07/26
  • Conference update: Dinan

    Le Pôle Cristal organise un colloque scientifique sur le thème : « Froid industriel et commercial. Bâtiment économe en énergie », les 7 et 8 octobre 2010, à Dinan (France). Une table ronde sur « Les enjeux du froid dans l'industrie...

    • Publication date : 2010/09/27
  • PhD student recruitment

    PhD Studentship for 36 months for a subject concerning Magnetic Refrigeration at Room Temperature (Machines, Theory, Modelling and Experiments): We are looking to recruit a PhD student in the area of magnetic refrigeration (thermal and fluid...

    • Publication date : 2010/09/30
  • Pôle Cristal Symposium

    Pôle Cristal Symposium will take place in Dinan, France, on October 7-8, 2010. More

    • Publication date : 2010/10/01
  • 12th Cryogenics 2012

    The preliminary announcement of the 12th IIR Conference Cryogenics 2012, which will be held in Dresden, Germany, on September...

    • Publication date : 2010/11/02
  • News from the IIR WP on Mitigation of Emissions

    Consult here the minutes of the first meeting of the IIR Working Party on Mitigation of Direct Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in Refrigeration chaired by Per Lundqvist.

    • Publication date : 2010/12/02
  • IIR Working Party Mitigation of Direct Emissions of GHGs

    The second meeting of the IIR Working Party Mitigation of Direct Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in Refrigeration (WP_MRE) will take place at the International Institute of Refrigeration, 177, Boulevard Malesherbes, 75017 Paris, on February 9, 2011,...

    • Publication date : 2010/12/23
  • Editorial by Didier Coulomb

    The IIR's mission is to disseminate the outcomes of research on refrigeration technologies and applications. Through its Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development (FPRD) the European Union regularly funds major research...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • Nanorefrigerants

    Nanorefrigerants are created by adding nanoparticles in suspension to a base refrigerant. They have a thermal conductivity that is 15% to 104% higher than that of the corresponding...

    • Last update : 2022/06/17
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Nanofluids
  • Hydrocarbon refrigerants

    Hydrocarbons such as R290 (propane), R600a (isobutane) or R1270 (propene/propylene) are low GWP non-toxic natural refrigerants with excellent thermodynamic properties. They offer an...

    • Last update : 2022/06/22
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Hydrocarbons, Containment, refrigerant charge reduction
  • Additive manufacturing of regenerators for caloric cooling

    In many areas of engineering, additive manufacturing allows the production of complex and multifunctional products that could not be manufactured using traditional methods. In the...

    • Last update : 2022/09/16
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Caloric cooling (magnetocaloric, electrocaloric, elastocaloric and barocaloric cooling)