Under new legislation R22 refrigerants are to be removed and replaced. The reason for the refrigerant R22 replacement is because the refrigerant has a negative impact on our ozone layer and as a result most companies are responding to the legislation change by complying with the regulations earlier than the set deadline of 2015. This […]
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There are a number of rules and regulations that govern the ownership of some equipment such as refrigeration and air conditioning units. This is in order to prevent the pollution of air and the environment. The rules that govern the usage of these include the following: Firstly, when using this equipment, you must always check […]
I previously wrote an article about the F-Gas regulation stating why it is now a legal requirement to have your installed air conditioning unit checked regularly. If you missed it, read the article on F-Gases here. But what are the objectives of the F-Gas regulation?
The EU’s F-Gas Regulation No. 842/2006 came into effect in July ’07. F-gases contain the most common form of refrigerant in use today, HFCs. Leakage of these HFCs not only decreases your system’s energy efficiency but it is also harmful to the environment.