We are the Country's leading supplier of F-Gas tests and reports
with a National team of highly trained Specialist F-Gas
The new F-Gas
law on 4th July 2006 with the majority of measures taking effect
from 4th July 2007.
The main objective of this regulation is to contain, prevent and
thereby reduce emissions of the fluorinated greenhouse gases
covered by the Kyoto protocol. The regulation addresses
containment, use, recovery,
destruction, reporting, labelling, training and certification on
the market prohibitions for the fluorinated gases.
The relevant parts affecting refrigeration and air conditioning
are detailed below:
Operators of stationary refrigeration, air conditioning and heat
pump equipment shall use all measures which are technically
feasible and do not entail disproportionate cost to prevent
leakage of HFCs and as soon as possible repair any detected
An operator is defined as the natural or legal person exercising
actual power over the technical functioning of the systems
covered by this regulation.
specific situations the owner
responsible for the operatorís obligations.
These operators shall ensure systems are checked for leakage by
certified personnel, as defined by the training and
undertake high volume reporting and F Gas testing using highly
qualified Independent personnel, we have over 50 Technicians
specialist work throughout the UK including Scotland and
Systems shall be checked for leakage dependant on
3kg charge - check at least every 12 months
30kg charge - check at least every 6 months
300kg charge - check at least
every 3 months
The application shall be checked for leakage within 1 month
after a leak has been repaired to ensure the repair was
Operators of equipment containing 300kg or more shall
install leakage detection systems - these must be checked
every 12 months.
We install these systems
"Checked for leakage" means that the system is examined for
leakage using direct and indirect methods.
Operators of equipment with more than 3kg will need to maintain
records on the quantity and type of HFC installed. Any
quantities added or recovered during maintenance, servicing and
disposal will need to be recorded along with leak checks and any
actions taken. These records need to be made available upon
request by the authority.
on-line record keeping ensures that you are compliant and
Operators of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump
equipment are responsible for putting in place arrangements for
the proper recovery by certified personnel who comply with the
training and certification requirements.
ACI Reports F Gas division ensures only Certified and properly
checked personnel undertake your work.
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