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AREA updates low GWP refrigerant guide

AREA-logoBELGIUM: European contractors organisation AREA has updated its guidance on minimum requirements for contractors’ training and certification on low GWP Refrigerants.

The revision includes lists of training facilities in Europe with the type of training offered (theoretical and/or practical) by type of low GWP refrigerant.

AREA first issued the guidance In June 2011 with two objectives: establish the general AREA position on use of low GWP refrigerants and set the basic competence requirements for RACHP contractors dealing with low GWP refrigerants.

The revised guidance document is available on the AREA website:

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