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EPEE guidance on purchasing refrigerants

7 Aug 2019

This leaflet gives a brief overview on the key criteria to distinguish safe sources from illegal ones and is designed
to help you recognize illegal refrigerants.

Guide to EN378 Safety Standard for contractors from AREA

30 Jul 2019

A useful publication explaining the EN378 Safety Standard now available

World Refrigeration Day 26th June - news and events

24 Jun 2019

Find out what will be going on around the globe on 26th June to celebrate our industry

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.

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