Tag : Graeme Fox
October’s RAC Magazine F-Gas Question Time will focus on major upcoming changes to the flagship EU environmental legislation, such as the introduction of its first service bans in January 2020.
A narrow International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) vote against extending the amounts of flammable gas allowed in refrigeration cabinets has been overturned. The new charge sizes will now come into effect after one of the votes against the amendment was disallowed.
Quotas introduced as part of the EU’s F-Gas regulation will remain in place regardless of the final direction of Brexit, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has said in a policy update.
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 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.
Refcom has designed a new app that it hopes will improve industry understanding and compliance with European regulations and standards involving cooling systems and refrigerant use, such as EN378.