What are the F-Gas compliance rules in the UK?
When it comes to your business, all owners, facility managers, or lobby managers — whoever is in charge of air conditioning and heating systems — are legally required to register themselves if they own devices holding over 3kg of refrigerants, have qualifying equipment leak tested and maintain transparency of the maintenance checks and servicing repairs. Individuals who may carry out this work, too, must hold a Stationary Equipment Qualification Company Certificate certificate, approved by DEFRA.
The aforementioned agency alongside local authorities enforces the f-gas certification and compliance rules.
It must be noted that these regulations apply to all organisations regardless of size owning machinery with the CO2 equivalent charge weight of 5 tonnes and above.
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⁍ What are the F-Gas compliance rules in the UK?