Women in the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Industry: Personal Experiences and Achievements

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Refrigeration and air-conditioning are crucial for our health, nutrition, comfort and well-being. From prevention of food wastage to preservation of vaccines, from air-conditioning in hospitals to our homes, we increasingly rely on the advances that refrigeration has brought us. However, all...

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REFCOM meets DEFRA to discuss implications of 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 fluorinated gases and ozone depleting substances if there’s 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 Union...

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