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DEFRA issues guidance to businesses affected by 2020 F gas service bans

14 May 2019

Under UK and EU legislation, a ban will be coming into force on 1 January 2020 that will prevent refrigerants with a global warming potential greater than 2500 being used to service or refill refrigeration or freezer systems, with a refrigerant charge size of 40 tonnes of co2 equivalent or more.


UK enforcement bodies, the Environment Agency (EA), Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and Northern Ireland’s Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) have jointly produced and endorsed a leaflet which provides guidance for businesses affected by the F-gas regulation.

Action Line for reporting illicit F-Gas products and trading

21 Mar 2019

The European Trade Association of Fluorocarbon Producers - European Fluorocarbon Technical Committee (EFCTC) has launched a service to investigate and report on illicit F gas trading.

ACRIB supporting World Refrigeration Day at the TCS&D show

18 Mar 2019

ACRIB member organisation will be at the World Refrigeration Day pavillion at the TCS&D Show Exhibition and Conference 25-26 June 2019 at the East of England Arena, Peterborough

Skillcards go on line

15 Mar 2019

Applying for Engineering Services SKILLcards has been made easier and quicker following the launch of a new, online service.

BEIS EU Exit Webinars

11 Mar 2019

EU exit business readiness webinars  announced by BEIS

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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board member organisations

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