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  • European Food Survey to decarbonise industrial operations

    The ENOUGH project invites European food operators to complete a short survey on the advancements and potential for achieving the net-zero emissions target. 

    • Publication date : 2023/01/26
  • New IIR Informatory Note on evaporative cooling

    The latest IIR Informatory Note highlights that evaporative cooling is an energy-efficient technology that has many applications in air conditioning but also in short-term food storage. 

    • Publication date : 2023/05/27
  • The IIR announces role in European "REAL Alternatives" programme.

    The International of Refrigeration is pleased to announce its role in a new European learning programme “REAL Alternatives” that will address skills shortages amongst technicians working in the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump sector.

    • Publication date : 2013/12/01
  • Professionals, participate in a questionnaire on the cold chain of COVID-19 vaccines (in French)

    The AFF (French Association of Refrigeration) has just posted a short online questionnaire for vaccines cold chain professionals in order to enrich the work of its...

    • Publication date : 2021/10/25
    • Subjects: Regulation, Technology
  • New design for the IJR but still quality papers!

    As well as original research papers the IJR also includes review articles, papers presented at IIR conferences, short reports and letters describing preliminary results and experimental details, and letters to the Editor on recent areas of...

    • Publication date : 2019/11/20
  • Call to Action for World Refrigeration Day

    In support of this special day, and with the aim of raising awareness and boosting accessibility of the refrigeration sector from the grassroots up on an international level, the IIR is calling to all stakeholders to actively help bring the HVACR...

    • Publication date : 2019/04/01
  • Conference update: Cambridge

    The 1st IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain will take place on March 29-31, 2010 in Cambridge, UK. Present a paper, check out pre-registration and keep updated on themes and short courses:

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • International events: Purdue

    The latest Purdue Conferences (19th International Compressor Engineering Conference and 12th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference) took place on July 14-17, 2008, in West Lafayette (Indiana, USA). The total attendance of the...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Briefs: 100th Anniversary Video

    IIR producing 100th Anniversary Video: have you got any interesting material? To highlight its centennial in 2008, the IIR is now producing a short video celebrating the IIR and refrigeration research around the world. A small segment of the video...

    • Publication date : 2007/05/04
  • Conference update: Cambridge

    The 1st IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain is to be held on March 29-31, 2010. The conference, which will attract an international audience of researchers and industrialists, will bring together those with an...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • Corporate members: news

    - During the IIAR's 2008 Ammonia Refrigeration and Conference, the first fundraising event, a golf tournament, was held in order to launch Ammonia Refrigeration Foundation actions. The recently formed foundation will promote charitable,...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • ICR2007 in Beijing

    The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) holds Congresses every 4 years. They have two objectives: - a scientific objective: apart from the numerous IIR and IIR-co-sponsored conferences (about 50 over a 4-year period), which are focused...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • Here are the latest IIR award-winners!

    Once every 4 years during each International Congress of Refrigeration, the IIR presents a series of prestigious scientific awards:. Gustav Lorentzen Medal: the prize is awarded to a person with...

    • Publication date : 2011/09/15
  • 2008, Refrigeration Year

    Many events and actions have already been scheduled or have already taken place in various countries in order to celebrate the IIR's centenary and the 100th anniversaries of several national associations of refrigeration (France, the Netherlands,...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • 1st IIR International Cold and Sustainability Conference

    The 1st IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain held in Cambridge, UK, on March 29-31, 2010 attracted over 150 participants from 22 countries. Academia, public and corporate research centres, public agencies and administrations, and...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • Additive manufacturing of heat exchangers

    In the refrigeration industry, additive manufacturing (colloquially referred to as “3D printing”) makes it possible to fabricate novel, complex and potentially more energy efficient...

    • Last update : 2022/09/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Evaporators, condensers and other heat exchangers
  • Cold storage conditions for fruits and vegetables

    Practical recommendations for the cold storage of over 200 cultivars of fruits, vegetables and herbs (storage temperatures, relative humidity, storage time, controlled atmosphere...

    • Last update : 2023/01/16
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Fruit, Vegetables
  • 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 : 2023/11/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freezing of foodstuffs
  • Ice cream manufacturing, environmental impact and market data

    From a physico-chemical point of view, ice cream is a complex, frozen multiphase mixture. The manufacturing process includes several stages of freezing which are described in this...

    • Last update : 2023/06/30
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • 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
  • Environmental impact of the ice cream industry

    This summary document describes the environmental impact of ice cream manufacturing, which is mainly due to the energy consumption and refrigerants used.

    • Last update : 2022/11/17
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : General information on environment (climate change, ozone depletion…)