What Are the F-Gas Regulations?
F-Gas Regulation came into place in 2006 in response to the Kyoto Protocol, with the aim of minimising the impact of F-gases to the earth’s atmosphere.
When handled correctly, F-gases are generally safe. The regulations are there to ensure compliance, and relate to anyone involved in the production, sale, distribution, usage or recovery of F-gases themselves, and systems that make use of them.
This includes ‘operators’ - essentially anyone responsible for the operation and upkeep of equipment containing refrigerant gases.
Your Legal Obligations under F-Gas Regulations
Here’s what you need to know if you’re the designated operator of such equipment: