Women in RACHP - A day of practical engineering

8 Mar 2022

Expand your knowledge of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps


This event is now full. If you are interested in being added to a waiting list please contact the IOR. 


Venue: Business Edge Ltd. 6 Dragoon House, Hussar Court, Westside View, Waterlooville, Hampshire PO7 7SF UK

Timings: 9:00 - 16:00 Approx

Places are limited. 

On the 8th of March, the IOR's Women in RACHP Network will hold a training day to celebrate the 2022 International Women's Day. The day is open to anyone working in, or who has an interest in, the refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump sector.  Participants will receive an overview of the systems, details on the principles of refrigeration, and F-Gas Regulations as well as hands-on practical experience.

This is event is open to both technical and non-technical staff and no prior knowledge of refrigeration is required.



Theory Topics

Overview: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

  • Types of Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems
  • Principles of Refrigeration
  • F-Gas Regulations: Now and in the Future
  • Energy Efficiency

Overview: Heat Pump Systems

  • Different Sorts of Heat Pump Systems
    • Air Source Heat Pumps
    • Ground Source Heat Pumps
  • Fundamental Design of Heat Pumps Systems

Practical Topics:

Delegates will be encouraged to participate in the following practical elements where safe to do so.

  • Brazing
  • Practical demonstration of CO2 refrigeration systems
  • Practical demonstration of safe handling of flammable refrigerants


Photography warning
Photos will be taken during this event. By booking to attend this event you grant the event organisers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for publicity or other purposes to help achieve the charities aims. This might include, but is not limited to, the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases, and articles. If you attend the event and do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organiser.

By booking this event you are agreeing to IOR terms and conditions. 


Supporting the WiRACHP Network

All proceeds from this event will be used to support the WiRACHP Network and IOR initiatives.



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