Technology and Standards


IIAR is the world's leading advocate for the safe, reliable and efficient use of ammonia and other natural refrigerants.  IIAR members share their collective knowledge and experience on committees and task forces to produce consensus documents that address various aspects of the commercial and industrial refrigeration industry.   IIAR is a member organization with industry representation including manufacturers, design engineers, contractors, end-users, academics, scientists and trainers.

IIAR Sets the standard for providing the most up-to-date technical information to the ammonia and natural refrigeration community.

IIAR is currently the only organization writing design and operation standards specifically for ammonia refrigeration systems.  IIAR develops standards following the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) procedures, and is and ANSI accredited standards developer.

IIAR continues to collaborate and discuss the latest innovations and complex issues facing the industry.  IIAR keeps its members current on new ideas, current strategies and techniques being utilized in the field.

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This page contains information about the latest standards development efforts, provides access to draft standards open for public review, instructions for comment submittals and provides interpretation of standards language.

 IIAR Standards Review