Technical bulletin: jointing methods for RACHP pipework

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Click here to read the latest technical bulletin on jointing methods for RACHP...

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SkillFRIDGE regional heats under way

Monday, August 15, 2016

Designed to test students studying up to Level 3 in the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) sectors, the national SkillFRIDGE competition is well under way. With two regional heats now completed, there is just one more to go before the final which takes place at The Skills Show...

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Misuse of refrigerants is growing concern

Thursday, August 11, 2016

As the phase down of HFC refrigerants gathers pace, fears are growing that there will be more accidents caused by people using the wrong alternative gases in air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Graeme Fox*, senior mechanical engineer at the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA),...

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F gas is not going anywhere

Friday, June 24, 2016

Despite the outcome of the EU Referendum, the cooling industry will not see any change to regulations covering the use of fluorinated refrigerant gases (F gas) or the requirement for refrigerant handling registration, according to experts. While the original F gas Regulation (EC517/2014) emanated...

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Refcom welcomes successful F gas prosecution

Friday, April 29, 2016

The news that the Environment Agency (EA) has carried out a successful prosecution under the F gas Regulations has been welcomed by the building services industry’s refrigerant handling and certification scheme Refcom. Schneider Electric was fined £3,000 for failing to recover 15kg of sulphur...

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