Logic Certification (LCL) has launched a new F-Gas qualification designed in association with the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board (ACRIB).
The level 3 Award is designed to give professional Refrigeration, Air Condition and Heat Pump (RACHP) engineers involved in the application of flammable gases, a better understanding of the Health & Safety regulations relating to the planning, installation, commissioning and servicing of RACHP equipment.
Honeywell today said it will end sales of Genetron 404A (R-404A) and Genetron AZ-50 (R-507) refrigerants in the European Union in 2018 as contracts permit, in order to meet the deadline set by the European Union’s F-Gas Regulations, which stipulate the phase-out of high GWP HFCs by 2020.
The company has acted ahead of the expected scarcity of high GWP products due to the F-gas Regulation phase-down schedule, which determines how much refrigerant can be placed on the European market each year, based on GWP.
Bitzer, the German compressor manufacturer, has published its latest refrigerant report.