F-Gas app updated with leak check frequency module

F-Gas app updated with leak check frequency module

PRODUCT UPDATE:  Following on from its success, Climalife has responded to requests by users of the F-Gas Solutions mobile app and integrated a new “Leak Detection Frequency” module.

Already over 7,000 refrigeration and air conditioning professionals have downloaded this mobile app to cope with the challenges of the new European F-Gas Regulation (517/2014) which came into effect from 1 January 2015.

The latest update includes replacement options for R-22 (now banned throughout Europe) in existing installations, the most recent refrigerants to appear on the market and a new module to find out the leak detection frequency for an installation. 

In order to use the new “Leak Detection Frequency” feature, just enter the refrigerant used in the installation and its charge and one click tells you the frequency with which leak checks MUST be carried out.

The F-Gas Solutions mobile app is an essential everyday tool for every refrigeration and air conditioning field technican, which tells you:

  • the refrigerants available on the market depending on your application (air conditioning, heat pump, commercial cooling, etc.) and the type of equipment,‚Äč
  • the dates at which certain refrigerants will be banned in the various applications,
  • the value in CO2 equivalent tonnes for the refrigerants in your systems,
  • the correct GWP value for the refrigerants you use,
  • the leak detection frequency for your installations.

The F-Gas Solutions app is available in 7 languages (French, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Hungarian).

Download the F-Gas Solutions mobile app for IOS and Android here

F-Gas Regulation

The new F-Gas Regulation includes a number of requirements that affect the use and maintenance of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment containing HFC refrigerants. The exact rules depend on the type and size of equipment being used.

The regulations affecting existing equipment relate to (a) leak prevention, (b) record keeping, (c) the Service Ban and (d) the use of trained technicians.

To find out more about the mandatory leak checks requirements of commericlal and industrial refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and the responsibilities of operators under the European F-Gas Regulation (517/2014), read our 30 Essential Guides to the New F-Gas Regulation here.


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