Do I need an F-Gas Register?

Do I need an F-Gas Register?

For clarity, every person (natural person) working in the sector must hold a personal F-Gas qualification and every business entity (legal person), whether working as a sole trader or a limited company, must hold a company registration certificate (REFCOM) for any work involved with any part of an installation, repairs …

What are the F-Gas Regulations?

What is F-Gas Regulation? From 1st January 2020, the EU Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulation (also known as the EU F-Gas Regulation) will ban the use of refrigerants with a Global Warming Potential (GWP) of 2,500 or more in certain refrigeration units.

How long does F-Gas training last?

Your F-Gas certification will be valid for three years.

What is F-Gas engineer?

What is an f-gas qualified engineer? An f-gas qualification and certification enables air conditioning and refrigeration engineers to meet legal requirements required to work with fluorinated greenhouse gases, known as F-Gases.

What qualifications do I need to be an air conditioning engineer?

How to become a refrigeration and air-conditioning installer

  • Level 2 Diploma in Access to Building Services Engineering.
  • Level 2 Diploma in Installing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems.
  • T Level in Building Services Engineering for Construction.

What are F Gas Regulations UK?

The F-gas Regulation (EC) No 517/2014 Article 13 states: (3) From 1 January 2020, the use of fluorinated greenhouse gases, with a global warming potential of 2500 or more, to service or maintain refrigeration equipment with a charge size of 40 tonnes of CO2 equivalent or more, shall be prohibited.

What is F-Gas Training?

What is F-Gas Training? This City & Guilds 2079-11 Level 2 training course is designed for those working within the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry who are required to meet the legal requirements for working with Fluorinated Gases, or F-Gases, and other ozone depleting substances.

What does the f stand for in F Gas?

Fluorinated gases (F-gases) are man-made gases used in a range of industrial applications. F-gases are often used as substitutes for ozone-depleting substances because they do not damage the atmospheric ozone layer.

Is R410A an F gas?

→ The most common f-gases are hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). These gases include R134a, R404A and R410A and are used in refrigeration and air conditioning, foam blowing and propellant applications.