Tag : F-Gas
The UK government has said it will step up preparations to ensure a statutory body that can enforce environmental law in place of EU judicial institutions can be introduced “as soon as is practically achievable”.
RAC Magazine will be hosting a free webinar later this month in connection with Chemours that will consider how industry can brace itself for a ban on R404A and other high GWP products that is just 14 months away.
The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has said business leaders, especially those in the construction and building services sector, must make tough, but immediate decisions on transitioning to low and no carbon operations following a critical new report on global warming.
September’s RAC Magazine includes a look at parliamentary and industry concerns that have been raised over the challenges in tackling overheating within the nation’s buildings as government faces calls to amend Building Regulations accordingly.
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced several changes in its senior leadership as it braces for a number of challenges around F-Gas regulation and the potential impacts of Brexit.
As the latest round of F-Gas quota reductions takes hold, the cooling industry now has a range of options in deciding how best to switch to lower GWP refrigerant.
An independent oversight body that would police and scrutinise UK government performance on key environmental commitments should be established to address the potential impacts of Brexit, parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has argued.
Cooling industry bodies including European contractors’ association AREA have called for the European Commission to amend F-Gas regulation so that the export provision of pre-charged equipment manufactured in the EU be exempted from the current phase down quota.
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has expressed disappointment over a lack of clear targets and timeframes from the government in order to tackle concerns over its ability to meet the ambitions of EU F-Gas regulation.
European contractors’ association AREA has announced that the Greek Association of Certified and Licensed Engineers and Technicians of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems has become a member of the organisation in a move intended to step up collaboration on key industry issues.