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  • COOL-SAVE Workshop on July 10, 2014 in Lleida, Spain

    On July 10, 2014, the COOL-SAVE consortium will hold an workshop at the Lleida Commerce and Industry Chamber in Spain.

    • Publication date : 2014/07/09
  • International Dictionary of Refrigeration: Spanish now!

    The Spanish-English-French: Terms volume of the International Dictionary of Refrigeration was published recently. It comprises 4400 terms in Spanish along with the terms in English and French. The layout is the same as that of the basic...

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • Cold Chain Technology Briefs: Now available in French and Spanish

    Originally published in English, the IIR-UNEP OzonAction Cold Chain Technology Briefs have been translated into two additional languages.

    • Publication date : 2020/05/26
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives, Technology, Developing country
  • IIR and UNEP OzonAction publish French and Spanish versions of Cold Chain Technology Briefs

    Originally published in English, the five Cold Chain Technology Briefs have been translated into two additional languages.

    • Publication date : 2020/05/28
    • Subjects: Technology, Developing country
  • CYTEF 2022 attracts nearly 200 participants

    Held in hybrid format from Cartagena (Spain), CYTEF 2022 attempted to analyse and discuss, in particular, "Synergistic technologies to advance sustainable refrigeration".

    • Publication date : 2022/04/27
  • New members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: - Benefactor member TOTAL, Paris La Défense, France - Corporate members ACC Austria, Fuerstenfeld, Austria Arsenal Research, Vienna, Austria Davicani Srl, Brasov, Romania Kinarca S.A.U.,...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: Corporate members BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany Prodal, Ciudad la Habana, Cuba Private members Mr Titus Bartholomeus, The Netherlands Mrs Susana Ferreira de Pablo, Spain Mr Stephen Gill,...

    • Publication date : 2007/05/04
  • First meeting of the IIR Working Group on Refrigeration Safety

    During the Gustav Lorentzen conference in Valencia (Spain), the IIR Working Group “Refrigeration Safety”, chaired by Alexander Cohr Pachai, held its first meeting.

    • Publication date : 2018/08/08
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: Corporate members - A2 Inc, New York, USA - Grasso Products BV, s'Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands - Hoshizaki Electric Co. Ltd, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan - Parasense Ltd, Gloucester, United Kingdom...

    • Publication date : 2006/11/15
  • New IIR members

    Here are the private members worldwide who have joined us over the past year. We are very pleased to welcome them. Several members are from countries that are not yet member countries. We also have a lot of new junior members (under 35 years) and...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • Upcoming IIR events: Barcelona

    LNG 15 - Liquefied Natural Gas, a conference co-organized by the IIR, will take place on April 24-27, 2007 in Barcelona, Spain. The IIR will be running a stand and giving out its Informatory Note on LNG:

    • Publication date : 2007/02/12
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: - Corporate members Frigrite Refrigeration Pty, Cheltenham, Australia Grenco Refrigeration Ltd, West Malling, UK Grundfos Management, Bjerringbro, Denmark IIAR, Arlington, USA Sofrigam, Nanterre,...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • International events: Antony

    The 1st IIR Workshop on Refrigerant Charge Reduction in Refrigerating Systems was held in Antony, France, on April 6-7, 2009. Besides charge reduction, key topics covered included enhancement of heat and mass transfer, pressure and oil issues and...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members : Corporate members Frigor Service Réunion, Saint Pierre, Ile de la Réunion Veolia Environnement, Limay, France Private members Mr Jean-Pierre Bernard, France Mr Leonilton Tomaz Cleto,...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • Obituary: José Miguel Corberán

    The IIR is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of José Miguel Corberán Salvador, former President of Commission B2, at the age of 65.

    • Publication date : 2022/07/08
  • 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
  • Liquefied Natural Gas: production process and cold energy recovery

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas that has been cooled to about -160 °C and turned into a liquid to facilitate transportation and storage. A typical LNG supply chain...

    • Last update : 2023/06/23
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : LNG and LPG
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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…)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cryogenics in the pharmaceutical industry: drug design and bioavailability improvement

    Research activities in the pharmaceutical sector focus primarily on developing novel drug formulations which can elicit the desired response upon being administered to the patient...

    • Last update : 2023/03/10
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freeze-drying in biology and medicine, Cryobiology, cryomedicine: general information
  • 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)