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The Kenneth Lightfoot Medal is presented for the best paper in the previous evening papers session. The award is supported by Lightfoot Defence and the prize includes an engraved medal and a cheque for £500 provided by Lightfoot Defence.  The winner of the award is chosen by vote of the IOR membership.

Entries for the 2017-2018 Award

  • Impact of refrigerant charge on capacity and efficiency of low GWP refrigerant systems - Chris Druce MInstR  (Available: paper and webinar recording)
  • Is CO2 the future for domestic hot water heat pumps in the UK? -  David Butler FInstR and others  (Available: paper)
  • Challenges & learning from the remote monitoring & analysis of refrigeration systems - John Clark MinstR (Available: paper and webinar recording)

Voting to open for IOR members soon

Winner of the 2016-2017 Award

This year's winners was Rob Lamb  for the paper "Refrigerant choices for small scale industrial refrigeration"

Small industry refrigeration systems are often overlooked when discussing the future of refrigerants but play an important role in providing cooling to a wide variety of markets in our society today. This paper looks to provide an insight into the refrigerant options available with the aim of aiding end users and contractors in selecting the optimum refrigerant for their application. The paper is free for IOR members and is available for download.

 

Previous winners

  • 2015/2015 " Ammonia leakage, dispersion and risk assessment" by Andy Pearson and Maurice Young
  • 2014/15 "Comparison of evaporative and air cooled condensers in industrial applications" by John Clark and Angus Gillies
  • 2013/14 “A novel low energy defrost process for the frozen food chain” by Tom Davies, Robin Campbell and Varun Thangamani
  • 2012/13 “HFO R1234ze for variable speed centrifugal chillers” Dr Andy Pearson
  • 2011/12 ""The development of a domestic adsorption gas-fired heat pump” by Professor Bob Critoph and Steven Metcalf
  • 2010/11 "Cooling the Typhoon" Derek Cranvey
  • 2009/10 "Building Services for Low Carbon Supermarkets" by Andy Campbell
  • 2008/9 "A cooling case study – Heathrow Terminal 5 Ammonia Chillers” by George Adams and Derek Moore
  • 2007/8 "Trigeneration - a solution to efficient use of energy in the food industry" the winners were Savvas Tassou, Doug Marriott, Issa Chaer, Nyoman Sugiartha and Nyoman Suamir
  • 2006/7 Dr Fuqio Wang, Graeme Maidment 3, A. Ford, N. Barker, J. F. Missenden
  • 2005/6 Dr Guy Hundy and Dr E Winandy
  • 2004/5 Dr Fuquio Wang, Prof Graeme Maidment , Dr John Missenden Dr Tassos Karayiannis and Dr Colin Bailey
  • 2003/4 Mr DJG Butler
  • 2002/3 Mr D Blackhurst
  • 2001/2 Dr G Hundy
  • 2000/01 Dr GG Maidment 1and Dr R Tozer
  • 1999/2000 A. Gigiel, S Russell and DJG Butler
  • 1998/9 Mr D Blackhurst
  • 1997/8 Dr SF Pearson
  • 1996/7 Dr G Hundy and Dr S Kulkarni
  • 1995/96 Dr S F Pearson
  • 1994/95 Mr B Ellison
  • 1993/94 Mr A C Stera
  • 1992/93 Prof G G Haselden & Dr J Chen
  • 1991/92 Dr S F Pearson
  • 1990/91 Dr G F Hundy, Dr J P Elson & Mr K J Monnier
  • 1989/90 Dr S F Pearson
  • 1988/89 Dr C Ramshaw & Dr T L Winnington 
  • 1987/88 Mr A C Stera
  • 1986/87 Dr P G Harraghy & Mr J M Barber
  • 1985/86 Dr M V Casey & Mr F Marty
  • 1984/85 Mr L F Moore
  • 1983/84 Prof G F Lorentzen
  • 1982/83 Dr S F Pearson
  • 1981/82 Dr G F Hundy
  • 1980/81 Messrs R M Storey & J Graham
  • 1979/80 Messrs C Bailey & S J James
  • 1978/79 Dr M V Casey
  • 1977/78 Messrs R P Cox & C Bailey
  • 1976/77 Dr S F Pearson
  • 1975/76 Mr W B Gosney & Dr H A-L Olama
  • 1974/75 Prof J F T MacLaren& Dr A B Tramschek
  • 1973/74 Dr C L Cutting & Mr R Malton
  • 1972/73 Dr A E Hawkins, Messrs C A Pearson & D Rayner
  • 1971/72 Mr W B Gosney
  • 1970/71 Mr K H Richler & Mr G Schumacker
  • 1969/70 Dr C L Cutting
  • 1968/69 Mr E J Perry
  • 1967/68 Dr J F T MacLaren & Mr S V Kerr
  • 1966/67 Mr W B Gosney
  • 1965/66 Mr E Woodcock
  • 1964/65 Dr J C Fidler
  • 1963/64 Mr V S Meadows
  • 1962/63 Prof G F Lorentzen
  • 1961/62 Mr W B Gosney
  • 1960/61 Mr G P Smedley
  • 1959/60 Messrs J M Buist & R Hur
  • 1958/59 Dr H J Goldsmid
  • 1957/58 Dr G G Haselden & Dr L Klimak
  • 1956/57 Miss B Shilling
  • 1955/56 Dr H I Andrews
  • 1954/55 Dr N P Allen
  • 1953/54 Mr J F T MacLaren
  • 1952/53 Mr W B Gosney
  • 1951/52 Messrs E S Green & J C E Lowcock
  • 1950/51 Mr A O'Branden
  • 1949/50 Mr R P Bell
  • 1948/49 Mr R R Huitsen
  • 1947/48 Mr S H W Richards
  • 1946/47 Messrs Fletcher, Swatman & Wood
  • 1945/46 Mr M J Hickman
 
 
 

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