Mitsubishi Electric has released a free, CPD-accredited guide to working with the F-gas regulations.
Conference on “Sustainable Management of Refrigeration Technologies in Marine and Off-Shore Fisheries Sectors”, 6-8, April 2017, Bangkok, Thailand
With the support of Department of Industrial Works, Government of Thailand, UN Environment, ASHRAE, IIR and UNIDO are organising the first international conference on: Sustainable Management of Refrigeration Technologies in Marine and Off-Shore Fisheries Sectors
The fully booked two-day course will cover theory and practical knowledge.
Daikin UK says it has trained more than 500 installers on the use of R32 refrigerant since launching its training scheme last November.
This webinar is focused on efforts to reduce refrigerant emissions through the Consumer Goods Forum (http://www.theconsumergoodsforum.com/). Ignacio Gavilan will introduce the CGF and provide background information on what steps the forum has taken to reduce refrigerant emissions at an organizational level. The webinar will include testimonials from supermarkets who participate in the CGF, with explanations of how those companies are demonstrating the business case for phasing down HFCs; the challenges they face in reducing refrigerant emissions; and how they are addressing those challenges.
EPA GreenChill webinars on natural refrigerants could be affected.
Chief Executive of the Supreme Council for the Environment (SCE), Dr. Mohammed Mubarak bin Dinah, today received Vice-President of Air conditioning Refrigeration European Association (AREA), Secretary-General of Italian Association of Refrigeration Technician, Marco Buoni, and discussed activating the national certificate programme for rehabilitating workers in the refrigeration and air conditioning sectors in accordance with the European certificate (F-Gas Regulation).
Eurammon offers €5000 “naturals” award
Two industrial refrigeration bodies in the United States – the GCCA and the IIAR – will run a course with American University group the IRC to help OSHA inspectors, who carry out ammonia safety inspections in the United States, get to grips with large ammonia refrigeration systems (usually over 10,000 lbs).
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Russian Federation have opened a training centre in mountainous Armenia.
Low training uptake is creating a long-term shortage of technicians trained to operate natural refrigerant systems and ultimately making it harder to deliver the EU’s f-gas phase-down, warns an upcoming European Commission report.
The container classroom responds to industry demand for training on CO2 refrigeration systems.
The EEA is to report that the amount of HFC refrigerant placed on the market in 2015 – the first year of the phase-down mechanism – was within the quota allowance.
The Institute of Refrigeration and A-Gas is hosting another free breakfast briefing, this time on the subject of new refrigerants.
Ellis Training is one of the industry’s most respected names in Refrigeration, F Gas, Air Conditioning, Brazing and Heat Pump training. Ellis Training courses are among the most highly regarded in the world, with trainees coming from overseas and all parts of the UK.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon 5 October formally made a Depository Notification communicating that the Paris Agreement will enter into force on 4 November 2016.
Bitzer UK has extended its programme of compressor training for system designers and installation engineers.
Source Refrigeration & HVAC, a major U.S. contractor based in Anaheim, California, is in the process of installing a subcritical CO2 refrigeration system at its headquarters’ training centre to serve as a technician-training tool.
Apprentices at consultants ARUP are gaining gaining valuable knowledge of chillers and air handling units through a placement scheme with Daikin Applied.