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European heat pump body calls for greener EU HVACR policy

22 May, 2019 By Neil Merrett

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.

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Revised hydrocarbon charge remains a long way from implementation

20 May, 2019 By Neil Merrett

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.

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AREA targets greater global influence for F-Gas and skills work

15 May, 2019 By Neil Merrett

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.

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Bitzer UK: preventative maintenance will be vital for compressor training

13 May, 2019 By Neil Merrett

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.

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IEC amends hydrocarbon charge size limits after vote reversal

9 May, 2019 By Neil Merrett

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.

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