1st IIR International Conference on the Application of HFO Refrigerants

Sunday 2nd September 2018 to Wednesday 5th September 2018

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The Institute of Refrigeration hosted the 1st IIR International Conference on the Application of HFO Refrigerants on the 2nd -5th September 2018 in Birmingham.

The conference papers and programme provided up-to-date information on the experience and use of A2L  HFO refrigerants globally. The programme included 70 papers on themes of:

  • Characteristics of HFO refrigerants 
  • Design issues for systems, components and controls
  • Safety issues (flammability risk analysis, design considerations, operating experience)
  • Legislation, codes of practice and standards
  • Responsible use and environmental considerations

Copies of the conference proceedings will be available from the International Institute of Refrigeration www.iifiir.org 

The event attracted an international audience of 170 researchers and practitioners with an interest in HFO refrigerants including end users, component manufacturers, product development specialist, researcher and development experts, system and equipment designers, senior managers and policy makers.

The conference was supported by relevant IIR commissions and will incorporate Commission B2, E1 and E2 and Working Group meetings.

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