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Webinar and Paper Programme

Why should you join in our monthly webinars?

-Explore the wide range of innovations and applications within the scope of refrigeration and air conditioning.

-Meet leading scientists and practitioners when you come along to the live talks. Network with others interested in the appilcation of refirgeration technologies.  You can also ask questions of the speaker.

-Gain IOR CPD Certificates. Those who attend the meeting can apply for a CPD Certificate on the evening.

Take part either by pre-registering to listen to the free webinar via your computer, listen to a recording of the webinar speaker after the event or come along to the free meeting.  A list of webinar topics and events planned for the next 12 month period is available here:  2015-16 programme

Want to share your expertise?

We are looking for case studies of a ground breaking project, innovative development of a new technology or component? Offers to give a webinar talk and paper for the next series. See the guidelines here and submit your offer by February.


The 2015-16 Series of networking events and webinars:


Date Title Speaker Downloads
01/10/15Outlook on future heat pumping and refrigeration technologiesReinhard Radermacher, Past winner of the J&E Hall Gold MedalWebinar recording
*The Paper
29/10/15Ammonia leakage, dispersion and risk assessmentMaurice Young and Andy Pearson FInstR*The Paper
webinar recording
03/12/15Innovation in carbon-ammonia adsorption heat pump technology: a case studyAngeles Rivero-Pacho, Winner of the Ted Perry Award for Student Research*The Paper
webinar recording
14/01/16Debate: Are HFOs the best long term environmental solution?Against: Daniel Colbourne FInstR PhD. For: Nacer Achaichia MInstR.Webinar Recording
Discussion Report
04/02/16Cryogenic energy storage and liquid air - Dearman engineProf Toby Peters, Nick Owen *Paper 1 - Cryogenic energy storage
*Paper 2 - Dearman engine
Webinar Recording
03/03/16Supermarket energy use and emissions – technology options reviewYunting Ge PhD MInstR and Judith Evans FInstRWebinar Recording
*Paper 1 - Technology Options
*Paper 2 - Modelling Evaluation
07/04/16HFO refrigerant behaviour in components and systemsPaper 1 - Derek Alway & Paul Alway and Paper 2 - Nick Atkins MInstR, Simon Jones MInstR and Gary Bell*Webinar Recording
*Paper 1 - Site trial results
*Paper 2 – research laboratory tests
14/06/16Low carbon district heatingAndy Pearson*Webinar recording
03/11/16Contamination and counterfeit refrigerants - risks, experience and potential solutionsDerek Cranvey and others
01/12/16Food and industrial refrigeration overviewsDave Everington and Rob Lamb
12/01/17Presidents Address 2017Steve Gill FInstR
12/01/17“Is air conditioning for comfort cooling necessary in the UK?” organised jointly with CIBSE ASHRAE Group
02/02/17Extending the global reach of refrigeration – The development of a novel, water based technology Ian Tansley
02/03/17Development of climate-friendlier truck refrigeration systems in South Africa and Domestic Fridges – opportunities for improving safety