F-gas - national registries of certified companies & operatives
AREA has published the results of an internal survey on the existence of national registries of certified companies and individuals under the F-Gas Regulation.
How to approach district cooling
Whereas district cooling operators are often supported by large groups, local RAC contractors can find it difficult to have their voice heard in the debate on pros and cons of local vs. centralised RA
Guide to flammable Refrigerants
The British Refrigeration Association has published a Guide to Flammable Refrigerants. It provides impartial information about the flammability issues associated with these refrigerants to end users,
Service of hydrocarbon refrigerant equipment in a retail environment
Publication edited by the British Refrigeration Association - Issue 1, February 2012
Certification or equivalent qualification schemes for installers of heat pumps
Guidance on minimum requirements for achieving certification or equivalent qualification schemes with regard to the Renewable Energy Sources Directive 2009/28/EC Article 14 paragraph 3 on design, inst
Low GWP refrigerants: guidance on use and basic competence requirements for contractors
Guidance on the use of low Global Warming Potential (GWP) refrigerants in refrigeration and air conditioning installations and on the basic competences that contractors dealing with such refrigerants
AREA completed a Leonardo Da Vinci Project EUR/02/C/F/NT- 84604 (EC Agreement NÂ° 2002-4549/001-001LE2X.). The project was carried out between December 2002 and November 2005. An enquiry involving a
What is AREA?
Set up in 1989, AREA is the European association of national refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) associations, representing RACHP contractors and engineers. AREA members presently re
Mission & objectives
General mission statement " support and initiate activities to promote the industry and its high standards of quality, in order to serve users' interest in a safe and uninterrupted usage of efficient
AREA guide on equipment for flammable refrigerants available in Italian
AREA Guide on equipment for flammable low GWP refrigerants has been translated into Italian. See the publications section of AREA website.
AREA Vision & Strategy 2020
Constant technological evolutions and recent regulatory changes are reshaping the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) sector. For contractors, the challenge is to embrace these devel