Two big steps forwardSubscription
Key changes to the F-Gas Regulation – a ban on pre-charged systems and mandatory training on alternatives – bring the objective of a truly professional industry two steps closer, says Graeme Fox - free to view, just register
There was much to discuss at the Real Skills Europe Network event, with refrigerant leak reduction, usage tracking and the F-Gas proposal at the top of the delegates’ agenda.
Institute of Refrigeration secretary Miriam Rodway sums up work that has been carried out during the year and calls for fresh blood
The BRA has released its Guide to Flammable Refrigerants – author and IOR past president Jane Gartshore takes a looks at the highlights
Experts in the fieldSubscription
Free codes of practice will help position IOR members as the most informed refrigeration technologists. Miriam Rodway reports - register for free to view
Skilling up for successSubscription
Panasonic’s training academy is providing a solid foundation in spreading the manufacturer’s word. Julian Milnes reports - register for free to view
Up to scratchSubscription
Like the Cooling Industry Awards, the IOR has rigorous standards when evaluating membership applications, says Miriam Rodway
A cold hard factSubscription
The EIA would do better to go back to its roots than dogmatically advise the industry, says FETA director-general Cedric Sloan
Time to ActSubscription
The F-Gas certification scheme has not fulfilled its objectives and Defra must take a more hands-on approach, says certification body Quidos
F-Gas certification company Refcom offers an upbeat assessment of the scheme’s current standing, says Refcom secretary Steve Crocker.