FRANCE, Paris. For over a year, a group of experts from the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) have been working together to establish common definitions of five essential words characterising the refrigeration sector.
The Science and Technology Council of the IIR officially endorsed these new definitions on February 8. To this end, the IIR calls on all national and regional organisations and associations to adopt and disseminate these definitions.
After much discussion, both organisations came to an agreement on the following definitions:
5. Cold Chain: