The Institute of Refrigeration is now seeking nominations for the J & E Hall International Gold Medal, an award that recognises exceptional practical contributions to the realm of heating and cooling technology. This prestigious award welcomes nominations for both individuals or teams who have made remarkable strides in their field either nationally or internationally.

The IOR’s J & E Hall Gold Medal seeks to commend outstanding accomplishments achieved in various areas, including:

  • Practical applications of innovative designs
  • Projects which have made an original contribution to the field
  • Systems that demonstrate substantial potential and evidence that they will be completed successfully
  • Outstanding and significant work in a new or unusual area

The recipient of this prestigious award will be presented with a medal and an accompanying £5,000 cash prize provided by J & E Hall at the IOR Annual Dinner on 22 February 2024 in London. The deadline for nominations is 1 October 2023.

The J & E Hall Gold Medal has earned a reputation as a pinnacle in the refrigeration, air conditioning, and heat pump industry, a recognition of those innovators who have shaped the course of the heating and cooling sector such as Gustav Lorentzen, Ole Fanger, and Forbes Pearson.

To find out more about the award eligibility and rules, download the nomination form.