ACR-News
Know what you want? Try our 'Supplier Directory' 

Stay compliant with REFCOM's F-gas certification

It is now eight years since the F-gas regulations came into effect in the UK, with the bulk of the companies who are registered and compliant to work in the SRACHP sector having full certification by 2011.

With these certificates having a three year validity period, the bulk of the industry sector has to renew its certification this year. The REFCOM administration team is working hard to process renewals for registered members as quickly as possible, helping them stay compliant.

Without a valid F-gas certificate:

  • Supplies of gas and equipment could be stopped by your wholesalers.
  • Your registration with your own clients as an approved installer or service provider could be affected.
  • Prosecution by the authorities could occur if they carry out an inspection of one of your clients and find that your own company was not complying with the law at the time of work being carried out.

REFCOM recommends that the renewals process is carried out as soon as possible, and you will be sent regular reminders via email containing an easy access link to their renewal system. If you haven’t received yours, it may be worth checking your spam folder. Renewing ahead of the expiry date doesn’t lose you time either; the new certificate will commence from the date the old one expires. 

The REFCOM team are contactable on 01768 860409 or at refcom.info@thebesa.com

Comments

Already Registered?
Sign In
Not Yet Registered?
Register

Coronavirus industry update

UPDATED 22 April: In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors are issuing statements regarding their operations as the situation evolves. The most up to date information from each company is listed below and ...

  25-Mar-2020

Designed for the future: Daiklin's new VRV 5 series

At Daikin, we continue to push the boundaries in order to create more sustainable solutions, simplify installation, enhance performance in use, and reduce our environmental footprint. In the spirit of the Paris Agreement, we aim to be CO2 neutral by ...

  18-Sep-2020

HVCA will become B&ES on 1 March

From Thursday 1 March the HVCA will become B&ES - the Building & Engineering Services Association.
  03-Sep-2020
ACR News is the number one magazine in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry. Don’t miss out, subscribe today!
Subcribe to ACR News

Diary

Chillventa
14th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Refrigerants
FETA Annual Lunch
16th IIR Conference on Cryogenics