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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
  • 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
  • Editorial by Didier Coulomb

    A new year is beginning. Perhaps it will be a difficult year because the economic crisis is far from over. A lot of challenges and maybe opportunities lie ahead, because the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector, which needs to address...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Conference reports

    Several IIR-co-sponsored events took place at the end of 2010: - The Pôle Cristal Symposium held in Dinan, France, on October 7-8, 2010 attracted 220 attendees. Sixteen papers were presented. - The International Congress...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Briefs: Prof L Rey

    Prof. Louis Rey, former President of Section C, Biology and food technology, then Vice-President of the IIR's Science and Technology Council, and President of a sub-commission devoted to the biological and medical applications of...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Briefs: Philippe Lebrun is “Engineer of the Year”

    Philippe Lebrun, a member of the Management Committee of the IIR and Head of Section A of the IIR (Cryology and Gas Processing), was awarded the "Prix Ingénieur de l'Année 2010" in the "Science" category, by the French magazine Usine...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Briefs: Catalogue of Publications 2010-2011

    The Catalogue of Publications 2010-2011 is now available! Order it via or surf on to order the IIR's latest publications.

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • News from IIR members: The Danish Refrigeration Association is 100!

    In 2011, the Danish Refrigeration Association is celebrating its 100th anniversary. For 100 years the association has been the national forum for all aspects of refrigeration and has arranged numerous events for the benefit of its members. The...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • News from IIR members: Michael Bellstedt

    Michael Bellstedt is taking over from Stephen White as Delegate of Australia to the IIR and Chair of the Australian National Committee for the IIR. The IIR expresses its gratitude to Stephen for his actions in favour of the IIR.

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Member news: Koura introduces new refrigerant for air conditioning

    Refrigerant manufacturer Koura recently introduced R468C, a refrigerant that could replace R410A in air conditioning systems.  

    • Publication date : 2022/10/27
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • 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
  • Cryogenic nitrogen in the food and beverage industry

    The adoption of cryogenic processes in the food and beverage industry is predominantly driven by liquid nitrogen (LIN), and it is the preferred candidate for food chilling and...

    • Last update : 2023/06/09
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freezing of foodstuffs
  • Global warming potential (GWP) of HFC refrigerants

    Using the latest updated data from UNEP’s RTOC 2022 report, we have compiled the 100-year GWP and 20-year GWP values of hydrofluorocarbon-based (HFC) refrigerants. Our table includes...

    • Last update : 2023/09/15
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : HFCs