The International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration has begun updating two of its popular publications, which are scheduled for release by the end of the year.

They are the second edition of theAmmonia Refrigeration Piping Handbook, which will include a new chapter, "Guidelines for Preparation of Ammonia Refrigeration Drawings," and theIIAR Process Safety Management and Risk management Program Guidelines.

IIAR also has announced its 2011-2012 board of directors, and scheduled its 2012 Industrial Refrigeration Conference and Exhibition for March 18 through 21 in Milwaukee.

IIAR's 2011-2012 board of directors are named from left to right. Back row: Ron Miller, Jim Adler, Paul Bishop, Kem Russell, Gary Webster, Mark Strencel, Tom Leighty, Harold Streicher, Linda McDaniel and Bruce Badger. Middle row: David Blackhurst, Tim Facius, Dennis Halsey, Bent Wiencke, Bruce Nelson, Doug Reindle, Don Hamilton, Walter Teeter and Bob Czarnecki. First row: Marcos Braz, Adolfo Blasquez, Joe Mandato and Bob Port.