International events: Interclima

Interclima took place on February 5-8, 2008. The IIR and the French Refrigeration Association (AFF) ran stands and launched Refrigeration Year. Appropriately, a 100-year-old ice machine, La Rapide, was demonstrated by its owner, Mr Alain Guyard, on the IIR's/AFF's stand. With almost 107 700 visitors (up 9.5% compared with the 2006 edition), Interclima and Idéo Bain showcased energy-efficient and environmentally friendly technology.