Latest news

IOR working with International Women in Engineering campaign

12 Feb 2018

IOR will be supporting INWED 2018 activities on 23 June 2018 and is reaffirming its commitment to promoting careers and diversity in RACHP and in engineering.

BRA updates its replacement refrigerant report

12 Feb 2018

The British Refrigeration Association (BRA) has produced a second edition of its PURR report.

New Service Engineer Publications now available

9 Feb 2018

SES bulletins on air conditioning load calculations, R404A use and pressure equipment regulations circulated in January.

IOR Women in RACHP Networking Breakfast - Our Industry and its Diverse Future Workforce

7 Feb 2018

The IOR Women in RACHP Networking Breakfast is back!

Advances in Heat Exchangers for Heating and Cooling - a SIRACH Network Event

7 Feb 2018

The SIRACH Network’s next event will be dedicated to the advances in heat exchangers for heating and cooling.

Is CO2 the future for domestic hot water heat pumps in the UK?

7 Feb 2018

Could CO2 heat pumps be a viable alternative for the UK?

2018 SkillFRIDGE registration is now open

30 Jan 2018

Registration is now open with any apprentice studying Level 2 RACHP upwards is now eligible to compete.

Student Membership Winner

30 Jan 2018

Student recruitment campaign announces winner

International Congress of Refrigeration 2019

18 Jan 2018

Call for abstracts now open for the International Congress of Refrigeration August 24-30, 2019 Montreal



Pressure equipment and systems guide to regulations

8 Jan 2018

The IOR Technical Committee have produced a new guide that gives an overview of key pressure regulations/directives related to refrigeration and air conditioning equipment:

  • The Pressure Equipment Directive 2014
  • The Pressure Equipment Safety Regulations 2016
  • The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000

The guide also provides a reference to the key obligations of each item, HSE references and a note about pressure relief devices.


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