Flammable squareThe heat is on and there’s never been a better time to polish up your skills and update your knowledge with the latest titles available from the IOR. The IOR has recently released no less than five titles all FREE to members:

  • The updated IOR Refrigerant Safety Code of Practice – Flammable Lower Toxicity Refrigerants (Groups A2L, A2 and A3) which is a reference source and guide to the interpretation of current safety standards, it covers properties of refrigerants, decommissioning, testing and maintenance as well as design issues. This safety code of practice is free for members. Non-members can download it for £48 (inc. VAT). Download or purchase here 
  • IOR Proceedings Volume 114 (2017-18) which includes technical papers and reports of IOR meetings for 2017-18. This is an essential addition to your library for anyone involved in the RACHP industry and a useful collection to keep up to date with innovation and technical developments. The proceedings are available in PDF or CD-Rom format (ISBN:978-1-872719-38-2). Proceedings are free for members and available to non-members for £47 (inc. VAT). Download or purchase here
  • Three new Service Engineer Good Practice Guides – available for FREE for a limited time only. These guides will ensure you remain up-to-date with the latest practical RACHP developments and earn CPD credits over the summer. Guides include the Impact of Different Refrigerant Classifications (GPG 71), which considers the effects of the quota system of the EU F-Gas Regulation of 2014 on phasing down the supply of HFC refrigerants alongside industry’s pressing need to adapt to using HFC alternative refrigerants. The second Good Practice Guide available deals with Air Conditioning System Inspection Compliance Obligations (GPG 72), which summarises the regulations and obligations applicable to operators/owners of air conditioning equipment and covers phase out of high GWP refrigerants, safety of pressure systems and energy efficiency of buildings. The third guide is on the Importance of On-site Refrigerant Recycling (GPG 73) describing a practical process that will help to ensure a supply of refrigerant (recycled or recovered) is available for service and maintenance as F-Gas refrigerant becomes restricted. Download or purchase here .  Why not become a Service Engineers' Section subscriber for just £42 and get sent copies of all of our new Good Practice Guides by post PLUS be able to download past publications free.  Join here and start downloading straight away!

These are just some of the titles produced by the IOR and available to members who can access over 300 titles from our website. IOR membership is a cost-effective way to keep abreast of the latest developments - if you are not a member find out how you can join here www.ior.org.uk/membership