After 2020, only recycled or reclaimed R-22 refirgerant will be made avaialble for the servicing of existing, legacy air conditioning units. Existing air conditioner owners should look to upgrade their systems to one that uses a compliant refrigerant.
An F-Gas rerigerant is a fluorinated gas that can stay in the atmosphere for centuries and contribute towards the global greenhouse effect. F-Gas types include: hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) and nitrogen trifluoride (NF3). An F-Gas certificate is required for any company involved in the installation, maintenance and servicing of stationery refrigeration, air […]
The aim of the Energy Performance of Buildings (EU: 2002) is to drive energy efficiency improvements within buildings. The purpose is to reduce carbon emissions and slow down climate change. By 31 December 2020 all new buildings in the European Union must be nearly ‘zero energy buildings’. New public sector buildings must achieve this by […]