HVAC is not the problem – it’s part of the solution

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems must be allowed to play their important role in helping essential services deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the UK’s F Gas register REFCOM. It refuted rumours that air conditioning and ventilation could help to spread the virus...

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TOSHIBA JOINS GROWING LIST OF MANUFACTURERS BACKING REFCOM ELITE

Thursday, February 27, 2020

REFCOM has welcomed the announcement that Toshiba Air Conditioning have raised the bar in the awarding of their top-tier warranty scheme to insist on the contractor being a REFCOM Elite registered company. REFCOM Elite is a voluntary best practice company registration scheme that has been running...

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REFCOM welcomes greater ‘certainty’ as Brexit arrives

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

An agreement between the EU and the UK to continue the mutual recognition of professional certification should put minds at ease throughout the refrigeration and air conditioning industry, according to the UK’s primary F-Gas register REFCOM. Months of protracted negotiations have produced welcome...

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Cool topics at the BESA National Conference 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The BESA National Conference will feature two ‘must attend’ sessions for building engineering contractors linked to the future of cooling. The one-day conference held at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London on 21 November has an overall theme of: ‘Competence, compliance and climate change –...

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No deal Brexit and F-Gas certificates

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, F-Gas certificates issued from the UK will no longer be recognised, or valid, in EU member states.This will apply to both personal F-Gas qualification certificates and to F-Gas Register company certificates.If you are affected by this and wish to continue...

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