Refcom urges UK to stay in F Gas after Brexit

Monday, December 11, 2017

The UK should continue to comply with Europe’s F Gas regulations after it leaves the European Union, according to the leading F Gas Register operator Refcom. The F Gas regulations are already enshrined in UK law so it would make little sense to try and water them down post-Brexit, according to...

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Representing our members in Parliament

Thursday, December 7, 2017

As the market leading F gas certification body and administrators of the UK’s largest F gas register REFCOM are passionate not just about offering the best service to our members, but in shaping the future of the air conditioning, F gas and HVAC industry. We are here to represent not just our...

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UK should tighten F gas rules after Brexit

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The UK’s largest register for safe refrigerant handling has called for F gas emissions rules to be tightened in the wake of Brexit. Responding to an inquiry by the parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee, Refcom called for the UK to close a number of “loopholes” that allow some operators to...

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Consultation on civil penalties for infringements of F gas regulations

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Defra, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Scottish Government have published a consultation regarding the introduction of civil penalties for infringements of F gas regulations. It seeks views on the introduction of a new civil penalties scheme to replace the existing...

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Monday, October 30, 2017

New fines of up-to £200,000 could be in place for individuals and companies who breach F gas regulations. DEFRA have opened a consultation to gather views on the proposal to introduce the penalties from April 2018.  According to the Cooling Post, four groups of penalty are proposed ranging in...

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