Latest Climate Change Publications

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Ireland needs to modify how it meets its Cooling Needs – progressive and significant changes in refrigerant gas supply

Year: 2018

The EPA has published a position paper on Ireland's progress to achieve the F-Gas hydroflurocarbon (HFC) phase down which includes a survey of Irish refrigerant purchases during 2015

Presentation by the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment Re: the import of pre-charged equipment containing F-Gases

Year: 2017

This guidance refers to some of the requirements, under the Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases (the F-gas Regulation), for companies which import equipment (including products) containing the gases listed in Annexes I and II to the F-gas Regulation (sometimes referred to as pre-charged equipment).

Information for importers of equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases on their obligations under the EU F-gas Regulation, European Commission, V2.2, 2

Year: 2017

This guidance focuses, in particular, on obligations under the HFC quota system related to imports of RAC equipment (refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment) pre-charged with HFCs (F-gas Regulation Article 14).

European Union Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Regs 2016 S.I. No. 658 of 2016

Year: 2017

Irish Regulations to give further effect to certain elements of the European Regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases EU No. 517/2014.

Guidance for Farmers on Refrigerant Gas Use in Milk Coolers

Year: 2016

Dairy farmers rely on cooling equipment for milk storage. Certain refrigerant gases have been or are being phased out of use by the Ozone Depleting Substances and Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Regulations & are being replaced with less damaging gases. This brief guide aims to help farmers ensure they are ready for the future & compliant with requirements of the regulations.

PAN Register Summary 2016

Year: 2016

Prior annual notifications received and acknowledged by the EPA up to 28th September 2016.

What to Expect from an EPA Inspection - A Guide for Contractors

A Guide for contractors, July 2016

Year: 2016

This short guide provides a brief summary of what to expect if your business/premises is selected for an inspection by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) and Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas (F-gas) Regulations. It will inform you of: what is being inspected; what the EPA will look at during the inspection; why you are being inspected; how to prepare for an inspection.

1 IRL Summary Guidance to Compliance with the ODS and F-gas Regulations

Summary Guidance for Compliance with the ODS and F-Gas Regulations, October 2015

Year: 2015

Summary Guidance for Compliance with the ODS and F-Gas Regulations.

9 IRL Summary Guidance Operators of Equipment Containing SF6 and PFCs

Summary Guidance for Operators of Equipment Containing SF6 and Equipment Containing PFCs, October 2015

Year: 2015

This guidance note gives the key obligations laid down in the F-gas Regulation (EU No 517/2014) for operators of equipment containing SF6 or PFCs which are Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (F-gases).

8 IRL Summary Guidance for Refrigerated Trucks and Trailers V1.0

8 IRL Summary Guidance for Refrigerated Trucks and Trailers V1.0, October 2015

Year: 2015

This guidance note gives the key obligations laid down in the new F-gas Regulation (EU No 517/2014) and the ODS Regulation (EC No 1005/2009) for operators of refrigerated trucks and trailers.

7 IRL Summary Guidance for Garages who Service Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) Units

Year: 2015

Summary Guidance for Garages who Service Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) Units

6 IRL Summary Guide to the HFC Phase Down V1.0

6 IRL Summary Guide to the HFC Phase Down V1.0, October 2015

Year: 2015

This guidance document summarises the key requirements specified in these Regulations i.e. the phase-down of HFC’s placed on the EU market.

5 IRL Summary Guide to the new Leak Checking Requirements V1.1

5 IRL Summary Guide to the new Leak Checking Requirements V1.1, July 2015

Year: 2015

5 IRL Summary Guide to the new Leak Checking Requirements V1.1

4 IRL ODS & F gas Contractors Guidance Fire Protection V1.0

4 IRL ODS & F gas Contractors Guidance Fire Protection V1.0, July 2015

Year: 2015

4 IRL ODS F gas Contractors Guidance Fire Protection V1.0

3 IRL Guidance Note Operators (Users) of ODS & F gas Complying with the Regulations

Year: 2015

3 IRL Guidance Note Operators (Users) of ODS fgas Complying with the Regulations v1.0

2 IRL Contractors ODS & F gas - Complying with the Regulations

Year: 2015

2 IRL Contractors ODS & F gas Complying with the Regulations V1.0

Guidance Leaflet for Retail Sector on R22 Ban

Year: 2014

Guidance leaflet for the retail sector on the ban on R22 refrigerant gas

Guidance Leaflet for Industrial Sector on R22 Ban

Year: 2014

Guidance leaflet for the industrial sector on the ban on R22 refrigerant gas

Guidance Leaflet for Hospitality Sector for R22 Ban

Year: 2014

Guidance leaflet for the hospitality sector on the ban on R22 refrigerant gas

General Guidance Leaflet on R22 Ban

Year: 2014

General guidance leaflet on the ban on R22 refrigerant gas

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