UK: The organiser of a major international conference on the application of HFO refrigerants has announced a call for papers.

The UK’s Institute of Refrigeration is organising this inaugural conference on behalf of the International Institute of Refrigeration, which will take place in Birmingham from 2-5 September 2018. 

Papers are invited on themes including characteristics of HFO refrigerants; design issues for systems, components and controls; safety issues (flammability risk analysis, design considerations, operating experience); legislation, codes of practice and standards; responsible use and environmental considerations.

Papers may include comparisons of HFO Refrigerants with other low and moderate GWP fluids such as ammonia, CO2, hydrocarbons and R32.

The first call for papers has now been issued with a full list of key dates. Further information at www.ior.org.uk/HFO2018.