The first REFCOM Elite supplier

Friday, August 30, 2019

Air conditioning and heat pump distributor, Logicool has become the first company to be approved as a Refcom Elite Supplier for best practice in refrigerant management. REFCOM has operated a voluntary Elite scheme since 1994 encouraging working to industry codes of practice and compliance with the...

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REFCOM meets DEFRA to discuss Brexit

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

On Wednesday 6th February, REFCOM met with DEFRA to discuss:- the latest situation regarding the implications of Brexit for the UK market improvements to the compliance levels in the sector how we can continue to support each other in ensuring we have a robust piece of environmental...

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Using and trading in F-gases if no Brexit deal

Monday, February 11, 2019

Today, the Government has launched a new system to ensure the UK maintains current restrictions on the use of fluorinated gases and Ozone Depleting Substances in the event of a no deal Brexit. Following new guidance published in December, the new system to which businesses should register to...

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Richard Branson takes on the air conditioning industry

Friday, January 25, 2019

Serial entrepreneur Richard Branson’s latest target for “disruption” is the air conditioning industry and he has condemned its record on energy efficiency as “pathetic”. Graeme Fox* thinks he is barking up the wrong tree. “Entrenched manufacturers” refuse to do what they are told and this...

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Brexit and the implications on the F-Gas regulations

Friday, January 11, 2019

We have put together a guidance document to clarify for members the position we are in, and the consequences of certain proposals still being discussed, with regard to the fluorinated greenhouse gases and ozone depleting substances regulations in the United Kingdom after we leave the European...

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