IIAR’s Ninth Industrial Refrigeration Seminar Highlights Growth in Latin America

The International Institute of Am­monia Refrigeration held its ninth Industrial Refrigeration Seminar in Latin America in Chile in August, an event that marked the organization’s increasing involvement in education and safety advocacy in the region. IIAR leaders said the seminar at­tracted a record number of attendees from ten different Latin American countries, reflecting a growing […]

IIAR Takes on Optimum Pipe Sizing Research Project

A new research project, re­cently implemented by the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration, will revisit the economic sizing methodology the industry uses to determine optimum pipe sizing. The project, expected to be com­pleted in the next year, will provide a computer tool that will allow end users to determine optimum pipe sizing based on input […]

Avoiding That “Oh No” Moment

Having well thought out and properly used operating procedures is important, but having good plans and people in place in case something goes wrong can make a world of difference. Think back to your own past. Have you ever been doing something and all of a sudden you get this cold queasy feeling in the […]

AAR Announces Mumbai Conference

Following the success of ARCON 2014, the Association of Ammonia Refrigeration said it is pleased to organize its second annual meeting on Industrial Refrigeration Industry, ARCON 2015 in Mumbai, India. Industrial refrigeration systems are a must for various food and beverage industries as well as the process industry, and the market has been growing rapidly […]

IIAR Announces Night Out at Ballpark, Navy Seal Keynote for 2015 Conference

As we move into the fall season, thoughts of IIAR’s annual conference in March seem almost premature but the IIAR staff is already putting the final touches on preparations for our 2015 conference in San Diego, and there are many exciting new features to announce. To begin, the facility hosting the event, the Hilton San […]

California Public Utilities Commission Seeks Industry Participation in November Workshop

The California Public Utilities Commission said it needs the industry’s help in updating the industrial chapter of the Statewide Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan and in developing an Industrial Action Plan to meet the strategic goals identified in the plan.  In a letter to industry leaders, the group said “Your involvement in this process will help […]

IIAR Calls for Technical Papers, Announces New Schedule

The International Institute for Ammonia Refrigeration issued a “call for papers,” in preparation for its 2016 IIAR Industrial Refrigeration Conference & Exhibition and beyond. IIAR implemented a new timetable for the development of technical papers, which will now begin about 18 months prior to each annual conference. The change is meant to provide authors more […]

DHS Looks to Collaboration with Ammonia Refrigeration Industry

Changes could be coming to the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards, or CFATS, program run by the Department of Homeland Secu­rity, which could mean the agency will issue revised regulations and seek increased collaboration within the ammonia refrigeration industry. In response to President Obama’s ex­ecutive order requesting improved safety and security at chemical facilities, the DHS […]

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