R410A sales restrictions

Monday, January 8, 2018

In our latest piece Graeme Fox discusses R410A sales restrictions: For a number of months we have been warning of the urgent need for contractors to stop installing R404A equipment and for wholesalers to stop selling it. Part of that commitment to responsible use for wholesalers was the request we...

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Refcom urges UK to stay in F Gas after Brexit

Monday, December 11, 2017

The UK should continue to comply with Europe’s F Gas regulations after it leaves the European Union, according to the leading F Gas Register operator Refcom. The F Gas regulations are already enshrined in UK law so it would make little sense to try and water them down post-Brexit, according to...

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Representing our members in Parliament

Thursday, December 7, 2017

As the market leading F gas certification body and administrators of the UK’s largest F gas register REFCOM are passionate not just about offering the best service to our members, but in shaping the future of the air conditioning, F gas and HVAC industry. We are here to represent not just our...

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UK should tighten F gas rules after Brexit

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The UK’s largest register for safe refrigerant handling has called for F gas emissions rules to be tightened in the wake of Brexit. Responding to an inquiry by the parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee, Refcom called for the UK to close a number of “loopholes” that allow some operators to...

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Consultation on civil penalties for infringements of F gas regulations

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Defra, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Scottish Government have published a consultation regarding the introduction of civil penalties for infringements of F gas regulations. It seeks views on the introduction of a new civil penalties scheme to replace the existing...

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