25 Jan 2019

Updated guidance has noted that many existing commitments of EU regulation are intended to apply to UK businesses certified to handle F-Gas products Refcom has published new Brexit guidance for the UK cooling industry outlining how F-Gas regulations are expected to apply to their operations upon the country’s scheduled exit from the EU in late March. The industry body’s lates...

16 Nov 2018

Environment Agency officers are actively policing F-Gas compliance by randomly checking service engineers F-Gas certification and working practices. Reports that a service engineer was reclaiming refrigerant from a system prior to changing the reversing valve at a client’s premises when he was stopped and questioned by the Environment Agency who were passing by. The Environment Age...

16 Nov 2018

Air conditioning and refrigeration firms are becoming increasingly worried about the amount of flammable refrigerant gas being used by engineers without suitable training, writes Ewen Rose The refrigeration and air conditioning safety register, Refcom, is receiving ‘daily calls’ from contractors raising serious safety concerns about the growing number of products designed to work ...