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IIR Refrigeration News

Your monthly readers' digest | October 2023

2023 IIR Congress: Proceedings available. Focus on heat pumps

Heat pumps were the central theme of the recent IIR Congress. Read the summary of a selection of papers presented on this subject. [See]
Breaking news: the proceedings are now available! [See]

Green roofs can reduce cooling demand in warm climates

The impact of green roofs on building energy performance was assessed in 15 climate zones. In most regions, the reduction in energy demand for cooling was greater than for heating. [See]
Download ICR 2023 proceedings

IIR website

The IIR website gets a makeover

After three years of existence, the home page of the IIR website has been modernised and its content made more visible. IIR projects are given a special place of honour, with detailed pages dedicated to each of them and more visible news. [See]

Air conditioning

South-East market dominated by low efficiency ACs

According to a recent report, 74% of room air conditioners (RAC) sold in six South-East Asian countries do not meet minimum threshold according to China’s MEPS. [See]


HFC regulation in Europe and the United States

A provisional agreement was reached to update the F-Gas regulation in Europe, and the United States announced measures limiting the GWP of refrigerants used in several types of air conditioning and food refrigeration equipment. [See]

IIR network

New IIR Working Group “Electric vehicle thermal management systems”

This new working group, which focuses on a topical theme, is headed by Xianting Li, new President of Section E. [See]
SophiA project: Discover the latest edition of the SophiA newsletter. [See]
Past events: A look back at the IIR's latest events at Refcold (India), the ESEF forum in Praia (Cape Verde), and the SIFA trade fair (France). [See]
We are hiring!

Find your future dream job at the IIR. Join our team as:
  • Head of the Scientific and Technical Information Department [see]
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IIR conferences

8th IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain
Japan, Tokyo
June 9-11, 2024
[Full paper due!]

14th IIR Conference on Phase-Change Materials and Slurries for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Paris, France
May 29-31, 2024
[Call for abstracts!]

16th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Refrigerants
College Park, United States
August 11-14, 2024
[Call for abstracts!]

11th IIR Conference on Compressors and Refrigerants
Bratislava, Slovak Republic
September 9-11, 2024
[Call for abstracts!]


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