Presentation by AKO solutions at the International Congress of Refrigeration ICR 2019

AKO took part in the 25th International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR 2019) held at the Palais de Congrès in Montreal from 24th to 30th August. In gave various presentations, showcasing its most cutting-edge solutions which provide solutions in key areas of commercial refrigeration, such as food safety and energy efficiency.

The ICR, which is organised by the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), is the most important refrigeration event in the world. It takes place every 4 years and draws around 1,000 expert professionals and specialists, including engineers, technicians, scientists and research personnel, from all areas of the refrigeration, air conditioning and sustainable architecture sectors.

Under the theme of “Refrigeration for Human Health and Future Prosperity”, this edition’s purpose is twofold; on the one hand, to be a great exhibition of the most innovative solutions on the market, and on the other, to demonstrate the challenges and opportunities, as well as the difficulties and possibilities we are currently faced with in terms of energy efficiency, food safety, health, the reduction of global warming and the protection of the ozone layer.

AKO held three presentations during the Congress, focused on intelligent temperature control by means of the AKOCORE Advance controller, which thanks to its SELF-DRIVE® algorithm, increases energy efficiency, prolongs and improves the preservation of the stored product and extends the useful life of the refrigeration facility. The early detection of gas leaks by means of the AKOGAS Ndir transmitter guarantees energy efficiency by making savings in the recharging of refrigerant gas and in energy consumption and reducing maintenance costs, while indirectly reducing the impact on global warming. And one of the latest innovations, the AKODATA NBIoT, which resolves difficulties in the monitoring and remote management of food stored in refrigeration facilities, by means of its system warning against preservation problems and excessively high or low temperatures and by providing information for better product preservation while favouring energy savings.

One of our Doctors of Engineering, an expert in refrigeration and food preservation, took part as a moderator on one of the round tables dealing with various relevant topics, in this case that of “Food Quality Monitoring and Safety”, encouraging and interesting debate and participation between the speakers and attendees.

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