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UK GUIDANCE NOTES ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE F-GAS REGULATION 2014

UK GUIDANCE NOTES ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE F-GAS REGULATION 2014

31.01.2015

Comprehensive Guidance has been published on the detailed implementation of the new 2014 F-Gas Regulation 517/2014, prepared on behalf of the UK DEFRA (Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs).

30 Support Guidance notes are available as listed below.

Information Sheet 30 includes an index of available guidance and a glossary of terms.

In addition the British ACRIB (The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board) has published two notes: •

The F Gas Support detailed guides for users, contractors and suppliers cover the following topics:

Refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pumps • 

  • IS 1    Domestic Refrigeration •
  • IS 2    Commercial Refrigeration •
  • IS 3    Industrial Refrigeration         Updated January 8th 2015 •
  • IS 4    Transport Refrigeration •
  • IS 5    Stationary Air-Conditioning and Heat Pumps •
  • IS 6    Mobile Air-Conditioning

Other end user Sectors •  

  • IS 7    Insulating Foam •
  • IS 8    Aerosols •
  • IS 9    Solvents •
  • IS 10   Fire Protection Systems •
  • IS 11   High Voltage Switchgear •
  • IS 12   Magnesium •
  • IS 13   Semiconductors

Information for contractors, manufacturers and importers • 

  • IS 14   Refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump Contractors •
  • IS 15   Fire protection system Contractors •
  • IS 16   Refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump Manufacturers •
  • IS 17   Producers, importers and exporters •
  • IS 18   F-Gas Wholesalers •
  • IS 19   Customer Screening •
  • IS 20   Annual Reporting

Information on Training and Certification •  

  • IS 21   Training and Certification Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heat Pumps •
  • IS 22   Training and Certification Mobile Air-Conditioning •
  • IS 23   Training and Certification Fire Protection Systems •
  • IS 24   Training and Certification High Voltage Electrical Switchgear

Other Important Information •    

  • IS 25   Understanding CO2 thresholds •
  • IS 26   Summary of bans related to new equipment and products •
  • IS 27   Flammability issues •
  • IS 28   The HFC Phase Down Process •
  • IS 29   Low GWP Alternatives •
  • IS 30   Index and Glossary

Download the F Gas Support Guides here