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A need to balance increasing demand for cooling functions with more sustainable products and systems, as well as ensuring sufficient skills are introduced and retained across the industry, have been identified among AREA’s key objectives up to 2025.
AREA will this week set out its Vision 2025 strategy that will take a medium-term view of key challenges informing the organisation’s work.
AREA has unveiled new guidance that introduces key features of the EN378 standard.
Preventing the use of illegal refrigerant and its potential implications for safety and operational performance are the focus of a new report from several key European cooling associations.
The increasing importance of flammable refrigerants to a cooling industry under pressure to meet the requirements of EU F-Gas regulation, as well as fears about ensuring the appropriate and legal use of such products, are among the key themes of a new joint industry guide.
A new survey of members of the European contractors’ association AREA has revealed that a majority of respondents are aware of the illegal trade of refrigerant that infringes regulations intended to curb use of higher GWP products.
European contractors’ association AREA has said it remains generally supportive of the EU regulation on ozone depleting substances in response to consultation around the legislation’s effectiveness and implementation to curb production.
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.
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.
Marco Buoni has been elected as the president of the European contractors’ association AREA as part of the latest range of changes to the organisation.