Tag Archives: HFC

Panasonic L-Type Fault Codes

Moving on from our previous Panasonic fault code blogs, please find below the Panasonic L-Type Fault Codes codes which could occur with your Panasonic unit. These codes relate to the incorrect settings with the unit, we recently had a call out from one our clients to fix this issue, the technician was well equipped to deal with the […]

Possible ban on all HFC’s in Air Conditioning by 2020.

According to RSL Ireland, there is some big news coming from Brussels regarding the banning of HFCs. There is the possibility of a ban on any HFC with a GWP greater than 2150 between 2015 and 2017. This includes 404A, 422D, 417A, and 417B. There is also a possible total ban on all HFC’s  by […]

Why R22 units need replacing in Ireland’s Air Conditioning systems

R22 is an Ozone Depleting Substance (ODS) according to the EPA . R22 units are those air conditioning systems which use the refrigerant R22 to pump the heat from inside a building to outside and vice versa.  Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS) are chemicals that can damage the earth’s ozone layer if they escape into the upper […]

Air Conditioning and the F Gas Regulations in Ireland

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)   is responsible for Quantifying Ireland’s emissions of greenhouse gases in the context of our Kyoto commitments and in complying  with regulations controlling fluorinated greenhouse gases and ozone depleting substances.  The EC F-gas and ODS Regulations are European Regulations that are directly in force in all EU Member States. They came about […]