Students at South Australian training provider TAFE SA now have access to virtual reality headsets as a teaching aid to identify refrigeration safety risks and hazards.
“Keep cool and carry on” is the message from the UN Environment Programme as it celebrates World Ozone Day today (Sunday).
On Tuesday 25th September 2018 10:30 to 11:30 the IOR will hold a free webinar on refrigerant recovery, recycling and reuse.
Plans to mark June 26 every year as World Refrigeration Day is continuing to gain support from around the world.
The Northwest Technical Institute (NWTI), Springdale, Ark., will expand its ammonia refrigeration training center to help address the HVAC&R skills gap and fill job openings.
Over 1.1 billion people are said to face immediate risks from lack of access to cooling.
The early bird rate for the 1st IIR International Conference on the Application of HFO Refrigerants is scheduled to close at the end of June.
Eurovent Certita has announced new product certification programmes for beverage coolers and IT cooling units.
Registration is now open for the 2019 AHR Expo, which returns to Atlanta in January for the first time since 2001.
An accelerating thaw of Antarctica has pushed up world sea levels by almost a centimeter since the early 1990s in a risk for coasts from Pacific islands to Florida, an international team of scientists said on Thursday.
Refrigeration wholesaler FSW is now offering a one-day CO2 training course to support its recently introduced Profroid QuietCO2OL CO2 packaged condensing unit.
Around 40 refrigeration and air conditioning apprentices will compete in the regional rounds of the 2018 SkillFridge competition, which begin next week.
All nations including the US and India will certainly ratify a key 2016 climate deal, hugely important for fighting climate change, UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim said.
New findings from a study released this week in Nature report that emissions of CFC-11, the second most abundant ozone-depleting gas controlled by the Montreal Protocol, have unexpectedly increased in recent years, despite a global ban on production since 2010.
Wholesaler Beijer Ref is continuing to benefit from investment and expansion of its manufacturing activities, reporting growth of around 21% in the first quarter of this year compared to 2017.
Johnson Controls has opened a new state-of-the-art chiller research and development complex.
The low GWP refrigerants training project, REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE, is to organise a programme of study and train the trainer events.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, are developing a renewable energy approach for synthesising ammonia.
The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is seeking nominations for its quadrennial scientific prizes, which includes the €8,000 Gustav Lorentzen Medal.
Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN
“The start of 2018 has continued where 2017 left off – with extreme weather claiming lives and destroying livelihoods,” said Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Thursday.