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F Gas

The F-Gas switch-over

 Apr, 27 - 2018   F Gas

This year marks the start of major changes to F-Gas regulations, which have been enforced to reduce emissions by 79% before 2030. The aim is to completely stop using HCF’s with high Global Warming Potential (GWP) in refrigeration, heat pump and air-conditioning units and as an installer, you’ll want to...

Are you ready for the new F Gas Regulations?

 Jan, 29 - 2018   F Gas

Tens of thousands of supermarkets, shops and restaurants rely on commercial refrigeration and they should be starting to think about the impact of the new F Gas regulations which will make most current refrigeration equipment obsolete. The use of HFC refrigerants with a GWP above 2500 will be outlawed in...

No Change to F-Gas rules despite Brexit

 Jul, 13 - 2016   F Gas

The outcome of the EU referendum will not affect the HVACR industry. According to industry experts, regulations covering the use of fluorinated refrigerant gases (F-Gas) or the requirement for refrigerant handling registration will not change. The original F-Gas regulation was formed in Brussels and was driven by the European Commission...

New F-Gas regulations 2015

 Feb, 20 - 2015   F Gas

The new F-Gas regulations are here, having come into effect as of the 1st January 2015. These rules will have a major impact on refrigerant producers and suppliers, the wider refrigeration industry (Including certain refrigerated transport and trailers), as well as the air conditioning and heat pump sectors. The new...

Do you comply with F Gas?

 May, 17 - 2012   F Gas

Despite the fact that the deadline to comply with F Gas was last July, many operatives are still working illegally, which could see those individuals fined if they don’t gain the right qualifications. As of July 2009 all businesses that install, maintain or service stationary refrigeration, air conditioning and/or heat-pump...

F-Gas regulations update: Time’s running out for training

 Mar, 23 - 2011   F Gas

  Time is running out for refrigeration and air-conditioning companies affected by the F-Gas regulations. By July 4th it will be a legal requirement for those organisations working with fluorinated gases to hold a full stationary equipment company certificate. To achieve this, businesses must prove that refrigeration engineers hold a...

F Gas from Logic4training

 Aug, 06 - 2010   F Gas

Logic4training now offers two City and Guild courses in F-Gas Refrigerant Handling at its Basildon centre in Essex. Logic4training offers the City and Guilds 2079-11 Level 2 Certificate in F-Gas and ODS (Fluorinated Gases and Ozone Depleting Substances) Regulations, the minimum qualification for those working with F-Gas and ODS. The...