European Standard EN 378 covers safety and environmental requirements for the design, manufacture, construction, installation, operation, maintenance, repair and disposal of refrigerating, air conditioning and heat pump systems and appliances. 

This booklet from AREA, the association of European contractors' associations, provides an introduction to the EN 378 Safety and Environmental Standard for those responsible for refrigeration systems and heat pumps, specifically Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump contractors. 

EN 378:2018 is an important source of information to address the safety of installations and help prevent accidents. The AREA booklet focuses particularly on important points related to the safe use of refrigerants.

Download the free guide from the AREA website


Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board member organisations

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