Indoor Air-Quality

Mechanical ventilation systems such as air-conditioning draw outdoor air into the building, these systems contain special filters that remove outdoor pollutants, this refreshes the indoor air and dilutes pollutants that are found inside the building being conditioned. Examples of some pollutants found inside buildings are: Excess humidity Mould Carbon dioxide (this can build up in […]

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Part L – Accredited Certifiers

Accredited Certifiers Coolheat Services Limited engineers are also accredited certifiers who are able to assess air-conditioning installations and subsequently register and provide ‘self certify’ certificates for your installations with regards to Part L of the Building Regulations. ALL new installations require a Part L certificate unless they are part of new building works approved under […]

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Hazardous Waste – Refrigerants

Hazardous Waste – Is your contractor registered? Coolheat Services Limited are registered with the Environmental Agency as Hazardous Waste carriers. If you have air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment on your site it is your responsibility to ensure that anyone removing refrigerant from your system(s) supplies you with a completed hazardous waste transfer certificate. You will be […]

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F-gas Registers

Many refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump systems contain hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) which are a type of fluorinated greenhouse gas known as F gas. Current legislation states that companies that operate or service and maintain equipment containing F gas must meet certain requirements. This means that if you are a company that has air-conditioning on site you MUST be aware and […]

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F-Gas Regulations

Does your business use air-conditioning, heat pumps, or refrigeration? If so you should be aware of the following: The European Union’s F-gas Regulation No 842/2006 became law on 4th July 2006. This imposes obligations on ‘operators’ of this equipment from 4 July 2007 that you should know about. F-gases include HFC’s, which are the commonest […]

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F-Gas Certification

Is your air-conditioning /refrigeration contractor F-Gas Certified? WE ARE ! On the 4th July 2009 it became a legal requirement for all businesses that install, maintain or service stationary refrigeration, air-conditioning or heat-pump (RAC) equipment that contains or is designed to contain “F-gas” refrigerants to hold a Company Certificate issued by an appointed Company Certification […]

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Enhanced Capital Allowance

Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECAs) enable business’ to claim 100% first year capital allowances on their spending on qualifying plant and machinery. There are three schemes for ECA’s as follows: Energy saving plant and machinery Low carbon dioxide emission cars and natural gasĀ & hydrogen refuelling infrastructure Water conservation plant and machinery Any Air-conditioning system that falls […]

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