A major meeting of heat pump specialists has called on the EU to take an even stronger stance on sustainable heating and cooling following this week’s elections for the European parliament.
Implementing recently approved amendments to increase the hydrocarbon charge size for refrigerant allowed in cooling cabinets may take some time to be implemented in the UK, Martyn Cooper of FETA has said.
Europe should strive to increase global awareness and influence of its efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions through the F-Gas regulation, the European contractors’ association AREA has said.
Making use of preventative maintenance for compressor technologies will be a vital part of Bitzer UK’s future training programmes, particularly in regard to challenges posed by EU F-Gas regulation.
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.