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IOR Annual Dinner this Summer

6 Dec 2021

Book now for 30th June. The 121st Summer Dinner will celebrate World Refrigeration Day. Come along on an individual or group ticket to reconnect with the industry and find out what is new at the IOR

Live event

District heating tour and talks

26 May 2022

Join us on 20th June to find out about how district heating and heat pumps are being used to generate affordable heating for homes

Live event

What do you need to know about Pressure Equipment Regulations?

26 May 2022

Join us on 8 June for an online IOR Cool Talk event on Pressure Equipment Safety Regulations with experts David Paget Chair of the IOR Technical Committee and Bob Wright Chair of the IOR RACHPEngTech Section.

Online event

Entries for Student of the Year

24 May 2022

Get your entries in before 19th June for the RAC IOR Student of the Year competition. The hotly contested title of Gold winner will get a fantastic £750 prize!


EU F-Gas Regulations - Key Changes and Next Steps

12 May 2022

Read our summary of key changes, questions and listen to Ray Gluckman explain what the EU proposals are and what they might mean for the sectorion.


Towards a Net Zero Cold Chain - new podcast episode

26 Apr 2022

We invited a team of experts to discuss carbon reduction opportunities in the food cold chain. Can the global cold chain do more with less, whilst at the same time meeting changing customer demands?  What will be the role of new business models, improved data sources and coherence across stakeholders in making more rapid gains towards net zero and more effective policy solutions?



Updated RACHP EngTech Section Bulletins available

25 Apr 2022

The IOR's RACHP EngTech Section has been reissuing its good practice guides and bulletins. Our latest ones, listed below, are a source of practical "toolbox talk" style information:


Global Experts moving forward at ICCC 2022

13 Apr 2022

The IIR International Conference in Sustainability and the Cold Chain, which was organised by the IOR and took place online from 11 to 13 April, provided an effective platform for experts all over the world to share their latest findings on topics related to sustainability and the cold chain.

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The IOR – a founding partner of INWIC

12 Apr 2022

The IOR is delighted to be a founding partner of the International Network for Women in Cooling (INWIC) -  a new initiative aiming to advance the engagement of women, promote career opportunities, and increase their overall participation in the refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heat pumps (RACHP) sector.


Carbon Dioxide Hazard Assessment. TechTalk Now Available

7 Apr 2022

If you missed the IOR April technical talk a recording of the presentation and discussion is now available. Hear from Dermot Cotter of Star Technical Solutions as he gives a detailed review of hazards and risks associated with the safe operation of carbon dioxide refrigeration systems

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