Cross Rental Services Group is delighted to announce that it has completed the acquisition of All Seasons Hire Limited from HSS Hire Group plc. All Seasons, established in 2006, is one of the UK’s leading …
F-Gas Regulation was introduced by the European Union to help control emission levels generated by fluorinated greenhouse gases (f-gases) such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Current f-gas regulation was introduced in January 2015 & replaced the previous original regulation which had been put in place since 2006.
The Regulation put in place 3 main measures:
Due to the global warming potential of HFC gases refrigerant manufacturers have been given allocated quotas for the HFC gases they supply in Europe. A target has been put in place to cut current levels down to 21% by 2030. With the refrigerant R22 already phased out, the refrigerants R404A & R507 are also in the process of being phased out. Product & service bans have also been put into effect. From 2020, R404A & R507 refrigerants will be completely banned from stationary refrigeration systems which have a charge greater than 10kg.
F-gas regulation has lead to all companies having to keep records of gases & refrigerants used. The following information should be recorded: