SuperSmart Retail Workshop


SuperSmart Retail Workshop on Supermarkets On 7th April 2018, a ’SuperSmart Retail Workshop on Supermarkets’ took place as part of the 5th IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain (ICCC) 2018. The two-hour workshop presented recent findings by the joint project on supermarkets; the End Use Energy Demand (EUED) Centres, […]

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Technological options for retail refrigeration


Call for Reviews Technological options for retail refrigeration Written by experts from London South Bank University (LSBU), in a few months, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) will publish the book ‘Technological options for retail refrigeration’. This online publication presents a review of display refrigeration technologies for food, then sets […]

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Ice and easy? Fridge-freezers in Bangkok and Hanoi


A new Research Insight from the DEMAND Centre throws light on the role fridge-freezers can play in the balance between energy demand and social practices around food. Researchers from the DEMAND Centre have carried out 52 interviews with people in Bangkok (Thailand) and Hanoi (Vietnam) around how they use their […]

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SIRACH gathering features four EUED Centres

SIRACH meeting

Representatives of the CEE, CSEF, DEMAND and I-STUTE centres contributed to the SIRACH networking meeting on 20th April. Entitled ‘Energy reduction and sustainability in the food chain’ the event was hosted by the CSEF Centre at Brunel University and led by Graeme Maidment and Judith Evans of i-STUTE. More details […]

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April Sirach event features EUED Centres

The i-STUTE Centre’s SIRACH network meeting on energy reduction and sustainability on 20th April will feature input from the CSEF, DEMAND and CEE Centres. The meeting – 20th April – will be held at the Centre for Sustainable Energy use in Food Chains (CSEF) at Brunel University. The event will […]

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i-STUTE contribute to Energy Accelerator

11th September saw a meeting in Birmingham of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) group of seven Midlands-based universities to discuss heating and cooling technologies in the light of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s announcement in March that £60m would be invested into heating and cooling research. EUED’s i-STUTE Director Bob […]

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