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  • France

    A French decree issued on May 7, 2007 regulates the marketing, use, recovery and destruction conditions of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) in refrigeration or air-conditioning units. The...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • LNG ship shortage hurts new players

     A lack of available liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers helped push charter rates up this winter and continues to hamper trade for smaller players without access to tonnage, according to shipper Golar LNG (GLNG). Large increases in Asian demand...

    • Publication date : 2011/08/04
  • Mobile Air Conditioning: R&D is intensifying

    The Mobile Air-Conditioning sector (MAC) is currently in the news. On January 31, 2006, the European Parliament and the Council reached agreement on a Directive (to be transposed at national level) "relating to emissions from air-conditioning...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Latest news about regulation in Europe

    The European “F-gas” Regulation and the EN 378 standard are currently being revised at European level. Latest news on these two flagship texts. 

    • Publication date : 2022/03/29
  • France: containment of refrigerating data plants

    French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) recently published a study conducted by Cemafroid and IRSTEA on the containment of refrigerating plants.

    • Publication date : 2016/03/15
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
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    Overview of data center cooling technologies

    The very huge growth in Internet traffic requires the continued development of new energy-efficient data center cooling technologies, based primarily on liquid...

    • Publication date : 2022/12/15
    • Subjects: Technology
  • First zero carbon building in Hong Kong

    In order to set an example, Hong-Kong’s Construction Industry Council commissioned its first Zero Carbon Building (ZCB). A ZCB goes beyond the common definition of zero energy buildings (ZEB) producing on-site renewable energy and exporting part...

    • Publication date : 2014/03/25
    • Subjects: Environment
  • 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
  • IIR economic news service: the latest from our market report partners

    The IIR has established partnerships with several leading market research companies, as well as with establishments that combine and provide detailed reports and global analytical studies on different sectors of the refrigeration or economic...

    • Publication date : 2016/12/07