Pre-charged air conditioning equipment (split systems) must be installed by a certified company. This obligation, that already existed under the old F-Gas Regulation 842/2006, has been reinforced by the new F-gas Regulation 517/2014, which sets some requirements related to the sale of pre-charged equipment.
Through 9 questions, this FAQ provides practical explanations as to how the requirements are to be fulfilled, notably by the two most impacted actors: retailers and end users. It helps to understand what must be done, how, when and by whom to comply with the Regulation.
The FAQ can be downloaded in the Publications Section