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Refcom has said a focus on ensuring compliance across the UK with F-Gas regulations, as well as the potential implications on the cooling industry from ongoing uncertainty around Brexit were among key topics of recent discussions with government.
Refcom has published new Brexit guidance for the UK cooling industry outlining how F-Gas regulations are expected to apply to their operations upon the country’s scheduled exit from the EU in late March.
The cooling industry has expressed growing concern over the apparent inability of regulatory authorities to restrict online sales of refrigerant that does not comply with F-Gas regulation.
Refcom has welcomed recent findings from parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) that are critical of the country’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from fucntions such as cooling.
Distributor FSW has announced that all 24 of its branches in the UK have been classified as ‘Refcom Approved Digital Scales Calibration Check Centres’.
Refcom has launched updated software to help contractors track refrigerant usage in line with the changing requirements of F-Gas regulations.
Refrigeration registration body Refcom is investigating claims that some refrigerant wholesalers are rationing R410A to contractors, while still holding large supplies of the higher GWP refrigerant R404A.
Refcom has urged the UK government to continue to comply with the EU’s F-Gas regulations as closely as possible following the conclusion of the Brexit process.
A consultation on civil penalties for infringing F-Gas regulations launched by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Scottish Government closes today.
Chemours has argued that the limited availability of cooling technology specifically designed for lower GWP refrigerants is proving to be a key barrier in helping industry meet EU F-Gas reduction commitments.