Nominate Your Best Student for the Student of the Year Award

Do you know an amazing trainee and or apprentice working in the RACHP sector? Make sure to nominate them for the 2024 RAC and IOR Student of the Year Prize.


New IOR Guidance Note on Mentoring

This Guidance Note explains how introducing mentoring - whether within your organisation or using
external support or schemes - can help develop your people, your business and your industry.


Going Beyond Emissions Reduction - an IMechE Lecture

IMechE is holding its annual David MacKay Memorial Lecture on 4 December. This year's event summarises where we are with climate change and crucially what the scientists are now considering in terms of the future.

Online event

New Episode of the WIRACHP Podcast Available

How do you grow both personally and professionally and develop a working life that brings you joy? This month we talk to Juliet Loiselle, Publisher of ACR Journal who explains the importance of staying true to your values, being brave and asking for advice.


Celebrate the Anniversary of the Creation of the IOR

We will mark the anniversary of the creation of the IOR with an online event on the FRPERC and its role in food production, storage, and retail display.

Online event

New RACHP EngTech Technical Bulletins

Topics include expansion devices, insulation copper refrigerant pipework in DX refrigeration and the future of heat pumps.


Challenges Of Refrigerant Selection - Recording Now Available

If you missed Alexander Cohr Pachai presenting his paper about the challenges of refrigerant selection, a recording is now available.


New IOR Trustees, President-Elect and Treasurer appointed

At the AGM on 2nd November, the IOR announced the results of its Trustee Elections. Four members stood for the two vacancies this year, and the members elected were Dermot Cotter FInstR and Julie Murray MInstR who now join the other seven members of the IOR Board of Trustees


Training and Net Zero - A TICR Project Survey

The IOR is participating in a research project to help identify opportunities for improving efficiency and reducing emissions from RAC in Transport, Industrial and Commercial Refrigeration


How are we adapting to rising temperature and extreme heat events?

Explore the challenges of changing how we design and operate refrigeration systems in the UK at our Business Briefing on 14 November 2023 in Birmingham.

Live event

Heat Pump Skills Survey

IOR asks - are RACHP technicians ready for heat pumps?  Read more and take our online survey


J & E Hall Gold Medal Winner Paper Now Available

Join us on 2nd November to hear from J & E Hall Gold Medal 2023 Winner Alex Cohr Pachai on "Challenges of and Options for Refrigerant Selection"

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