FGas Services in Burnley, Lancashire
From 4th July 2006 if you Own an Air Conditioning system or refrigeration system it is your responsibility to make sure you are abiding by the new FGAS regulations. All Air Conditioning systems are affected, and there are strict penalties for those who do not comply. J-Tech Air Con Services are able to provide a report in both paper and electronic formats and also advise you where you stand with our FGas services.
You are under no obligation to use our service department thereon and you may pass that report onto any qualified third party specialist.
- To ensure you are compliant, we charge a day rate for the production of the report. To make things a little clearer please find below an extract from the IOR (Institute of Refrigeration).Together with a link to their site.
FGAS REQUIREMENTS – COUNTDOWN TO THE FGAS REGULATIONS
What needs to be done and when?
The European Union’s F-gas Regulation No 842/2006 became law on 4 July 2006 and many of the requirements came into force on 4th July 2007 however, some of these requirements are still awaiting clarification from the Commission. The table below helps to outline what you need to do now.
F-gases include all HFC refrigerants, such as R134a, and blends containing FGases such as R407C, R410A, R404A. If you are handling, recovering, supplying, installing, manufacturing or own equipment containing HFC refrigerants in stationary equipment you now have new legal obligations under the FGas Regulations.
F Gas Requirement – When does this come in?
How should this be done?
When will further guidance be available?
Operators of equipment must prevent leakage, ensure leak checks are carried out and repair any leaks as soon as possible as well as arranging proper refrigerant recovery 4th July 2007.
• Only by qualified personnel (current requirement is City & Guilds 2078/2079 or CITB)
Operators must ensure systems are checked for leaks:
- At least annually if more than 3kg charge (hermetically sealed more than 6kg)
- At least once every six months if over 30kg.
- If they have an automatic leakage detection system they need only be checked every 12 months.
- Automatic leakage detection systems must be installed on applications with 300 kg or more,
- and these systems should be checked every 6 months.
- If a leak is detected and repaired, a further check must be carried out on the repair site within up to one month to ensure that the repair has been effective.
JTech Aircon Services provide Air conditioning installation, breakdown and maintenance services and maintenance contracts
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