F gas is not going anywhere

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 from Brussels and was driven by the European Commission, it was…
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UK leads the world in reclamation

The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has studied refrigerant management and recycling programmes worldwide and found that the UK had the highest reported rate of recovery at between 65 and 92% - ahead of other major economies including Australia, Canada, California, the EU, Japan, China and Brazil. As well as being a considerable…
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ACRIB F Gas Skillcard goes smart

The ACRIB Card whch is part of the Engineering Services SKILLcard/Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has switched to chip-enabled smart technology. Employers and site managers will be able to check the holder’s qualifications and skills much more quickly; with information on the card accessible via smartphone, card reader or tablet. The information held on the…
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