Tag : FETA
Fresh guidance to ensure worker safety when handling a growing number of flammable refrigerant products being used in the HVACR sector has been set out by FETA.
A survey of 1000 industrial product manufacturers has found overwhelming support for ensuring ongoing regulatory alignment with EU standards to safeguard trade and ensure a frictionless supply of vital components that underpin sectors such as the building services industry.
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.
ACRIB, the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board, has endorsed a warning issued by FETA earlier this week over the safety and operational risks of retrofitting mildly flammable R32 gas in to systems designed exclusively for the non-flammable R410A.
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.
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has defended the pace of efforts by the UK cooling industry to move to lower GWP refrigerants during an investigation by parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee into HFC use.
FETA has identified ensuring a continued supply of refrigerants and mirroring commitments to European F-Gas regulations as major concerns for the UK cooling industry as talks continue over defining the country’s post-Brexit relationship with the EU.