The certification is mandatory for firms performing installation, repair, maintenance, gas recovery and leak detection in the following types of plant and equipment containing fgas:
The certificate is issued to firms employing certified staff in sufficient numbers to cover the volume of activity envisaged and having the facilities, equipment, tools, and procedures required to carry out the activity.
The service is governed by the following rules:
In order to reduce fluorinated gas emissions and to meet the EU’s climate change objectives in fulfilment of its obligations under the Kyoto Protocol, the European Parliament and the Council adopted Regulation (EC) No. 842/2006 on certain fluorinated greenhouse gases (repealed and replaced by Regulation (EC) No. 517/2014). This Regulation lays down specific requirements for the various phases of the entire life cycle of fluorinated gases, from production up to the end of life.
RINA has been designated by the Italian Ministry of the Environment and the Protection of the Territory and Sea as a Certification and Evaluation Body for certification of personnel and business in the following areas: