Gruppo IMQ

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration



IMQ manages the first laboratory in Italy specifically set up for the performance testing of ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment under scope of certification but also for research and development. The IMQ HVACR laboratory is the Italian answer to industries' needs in the air conditioning and ventilation sector and is particularly important in a region where businesses operate in a market that targets quality and conformity to international standards and to European directives. Located in an area producing 70% of refrigeration equipment manufactured in Europe, IMQ HVACR is the partner of choice for Italian industries, as:

  • a laboratory for performance and acoustic testing on air conditioning & refrigeration systems, equipment and materials for civil and industrial applications
  • a technological innovation centre
  • a partner for companies, providing technician qualification services with its training courses and seminars on ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration
  • a forum where manufacturing, scientific, academic and institutional communities can meet.


Specialization areas:

  • Calorimetry: for civil and industrial applications with targets of energy efficiency for cooling & heating systems type air to air, air to water and water to water with capacity up to around 350 kW
  • Aeraulic: for civil and industrial applications with target to characterize and develop the ventilation systems up to 50.000 m3/h
  • Acoustic: for the measurement, study and decrease of the noise emissions of materials, appliances and systems in domestic and industrial applications


The benefits:

In an increasingly competitive market, guaranteeing product performance can make all the difference for companies and represents an effective selling strategy. Companies who contact IMQ Clima will be able to: 

  • have the performance of their own products objectively assessed by an independent Italian laboratory, qualified and at the forefront in its sector;
  • cut costs and investments needed to ensure personnel and testing laboratory facilities keep up with regulations and current technology;
  • have a valid tool for protecting their interests, especially in the case of claims;
  • add another feature to their profile, including image.


Main products:

  • Air-conditioner units
  • Fan-coil units
  • Liquid chilling packages and heat pump units
  • Fans
  • Heat-exchangers
  • Household appliances


Accreditatation and acknowledgements:

  • Accredited according to EN ISO/IEC 17025 by ACCREDIA (LAB N° 0620), the Italian laboratory accreditation body, member of ILAC ( - TL n° 0620
  • Acknowledgement by EUROVENT CERTIFICATION for the test activities connected with the Certification Programmes of Ducted fan-coil units, Fan-coil units, Liquid chilling packages and heat pumps
  • Acknowledgement by the Autonomous Region Friuli Venezia Giulia to the Company IMQ Clima S.p.A. as Laboratory for the scientific research in the field of calorimetry (civil and industrial)acoustic andaeraulic (Regional Law LR 47/78 Capo VII art. 22) 
  • Acknowledgement by CECED EUROPE for the performance tests of air conditioning units – up to 12 kW – Split System, Single duct and Double duct
  • Acknowledgement by AEA Technology plc (UK) for the Packaged Chillers testing to verify compliance with the eligibility criteria of the Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECA) Scheme







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