Are you fully compliant?
In recent years EU regulations have imposed increased restrictions on the use of HCFC’s such as R22 refrigerant to halt damage to the ozone layer.
The latest ozone regulation, (EC Regulation 1005/2009), set the end date for the phase-out as 31 December 2014. After this date it became illegal to use R22 to service or maintain refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) equipment.
This issue will need to be addressed as it is now law – but for many businesses this is an unexpected expense, so we will do everything we can do to help with the transition.
For further information you can follow this link, but the key facts are as follows:
- Only recycled or reclaimed R22 can be used from 1st January 2010 to 31st December 2014.
- You can continue to use your R22 air conditioning after the 1 January 2015 BUT it won’t be possible to service systems or have it repaired in the event of a breakdown.