Responsible Refrigeration No 80

The introduction of an online Certificate of Conformance (CoC) for both Android and iOS platforms has resulted in the paper CoC in book form being stopped. The CoC books are no longer available. A CoC can only be issued via the online format. The online app can be downloaded from…

Responsible Refrigeration No 78

The requirements of the SAQCC Gas registration revolve around the safe handling of refrigerant gases by practitioners. The training being followed with the new SARACCA training manual provides an understanding of the Pressure Equipment Regulations, SABS standards and good engineering practice in refrigeration. There is also continuing training and education…

Responsible Refrigeration No 76

Why is it necessary to be registered as an authorised refrigeration practitioner? The answer is because competence in the handling of refrigerant gases is necessary to ensure that the threat to the Ozone layer is minimised and Global warming is avoided. Regulations have been gazetted and entrenched in the Law…

Responsible Refrigeration No 71

On May 6, 2022, Posted by , In Director's Column, By , With No Comments

Refrigeration equipment and air-conditioning units using low to medium global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants, such as R290 which is a propane or R600a an iso-butane and HFC-32 a methylene fluoride refrigerant are becoming more common. The refrigeration and air conditioning market in South Africa is changing and this is globally…