F-gases: stricter requirements coming up
Fluorinated Greenhouse, or F-gases, are known as much for their polluting potential as for their utility.
The UN, through its treaties – Stockholm (1987) and Kigali (2019) – is aggressively targeting reduction as part of measures to combat climate change.
For its part, the EU has had progressive Regulations in place to cap and reduce in-scope gases through its 2006 and current 2014 Regulations, limiting quantities, banning certain F-gases and ensuring better equipment checks.
Currently, there is a further proposal under discussion with the EU Parliament, anticipated for 2024, which will further tighten the screw through higher reduction targets, further restrictions on uses, tighter and more easily enforced quotas, as well as enhanced monitoring.
Landbell Group company, ERP Portugal is part of a project working to improve the recovery of F-gases for reuse (see previous article here).
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