Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Contractors
The British Frozen Food Association
The Building Engineering Services Association
Cambridge Refrigeration Technology
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations
The Food Storage And Distribution Federation
The Institute of Refrigeration


The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board provides a central forum for all sectors and interests which fall within or are served by the air conditioning and refrigeration industry.

Its member organisations represent manufacturers, distributors, contractors, consulting engineers, specifiers, end users, training providers, researchers and others with a direct interest in the environmentally friendly and cost effective provision and use of refrigeration, air conditioning and mechanical ventilation equipment.

Global HFC phase-down at Kigali follows EU lead - 17/10/2016

EU hails global HFC phase-down as a major concrete step in delivering the Paris Agreement  15/10/2016 The European Union welcomed the agreement today in Kigali, Rwanda, on... read more

Employers views sought on government plans to boost apprenticeship funding - 12/8/2016

Plans unveiled by the government to invest £2.5 billion apprenticeship training by 2020.  The government today (12 August 2016) published proposals for a new funding model for... read more

New Apprenticeship programme ready for September 2016 intake - 31/5/2016

Employers encouraged to take on RACHP EngTech Apprentices from September 2016 Employers in England should make sure any new apprentices are enrolled on the new RACHP EngTech trailblazer programme... read more