Click on the links below to visit external websites. Please note clicking on these links will take you off the main Refcom site. 


Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

The UK government department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, and the body responsible for creating the F gas regulations.



UK-based industry board representing air conditioning and refrigeration industries to the UK Government and European bodies.


The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)

The UK's leading trade organisation for building engineering services contractors. Refcom is a BESA group company.


City and Guilds

The UK's leading skills development organisation. Some City and Guilds qualifications satisfy Refcom F gas requirements (see qualifications). 


CITB Construction Skills

The Industry Training Board for the construction industry and a partner in ConstructionSkills. Some CITB qualifications satisfy Refcom F gas requirements (see qualifications). 


The Environment Agency

The UK enforcement body for F gas regulations. 


The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA)

A not-for-profit trade association providing guidance on safety in the use, storage, transportation and handling of industrial, food and medical gases. 

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