PRESSURE TESTING IN CHANGING AMBIENT CONDITIONS - TECHNICAL BULLETIN

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Refcom is pleased to publish our latest technical bulletin, focusing on pressure testing in changing ambient conditions.  The objective of this technical bulletin is to inform members of the safe method of pressure leak testing of RACHP pipework using oxygen free nitrogen (OFN) at high pressure,...

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Guidance on purchasing fluorinated gases

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

It has been brought to our attention that there have been a number of companies presenting fraudulent and/or invalid certificates when purchasing fluorinated gases. Under Article 6.3 of EU regulation no 517/2014, it is the duty of companies supplying fluorinated gases to record the company...

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BESA ready to plug certification gap

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Building engineering services employers have been reassured that new routes to professional certification will be made available by the passing of revised F Gas handling legislation next year. There was widespread alarm at the announcement that the CITB is to close its Utilities Engineering...

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Safe de-brazing in the RACHP sector: new technical bulletin

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Refcom is pleased to publish our latest technical bulletin, focusing on safe de-brazing in the RACHP sector.  The objective of this technical bulletin is to inform members of the health and safety implications and hazards when de-brazing welded joints in RAC systems for repair and/or component...

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UK already in the lead on HFC phase down

Thursday, October 20, 2016

The UK is already well ahead of the curve on HFC phase down, but the 170 nation agreement secured in Rwanda will turn the spotlight onto refrigerant safety, according to Graeme Fox*. The significance of the global agreement signed by 170 countries in Kigali this month to cap and then eliminate HFC...

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