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The Institute of Refrigeration membership

ACHPI - The Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Installers

Service Engineers' Section and Technicians

Welcome to the Institute of Refrigeration Website

Refrigeration and air conditioning play a vital part in the lives of everyone in the modern world.  If you work in these fields you can demonstrate your professionalism by becoming a member of the IOR.   It is an independent organisation, run for refrigeration and air conditioning professionals by refrigeration and air conditioning professionals.  We offer a central meeting point for people from all over the world to promote, improve and learn more about refrigeration and air conditioning.  Membership provides:

  • Recognition of your professional experience with the designation of MInstR (for Members), AMInstR (Associates) or our highest honour of FInstR (Fellows) for those making an exceptional contribution to their industry. 
  • Acess to quality, practical technical information library
  • Annual Data-CD full of Codes of Practice 
  • Route to Engineering Council registration at CEng, IEng and EngTech levels
  • Certified Continuing Professional Development events
  • News on standards, legislation safety alerts and technical innovation
  • Networking events across the UK to meet fellow professionals