Technical & Publications

Codes of Practice

2001 Code of Practice: For the reduction of emissions of fluorocarbon refrigerants in refrigeration and air conditioning applications.

2007 Code of Practice Australia and New Zealand Refrigerant Handling and Self Contained Low Charge Systems. Part One Part Two

Proklima code of practice for flammable refrigerants 


Guidelines for Importing Gas Cylinders into New Zealand

Seismic Process Guide for Mechanical Service Subcontractors

Health and Safety

HVAC Best Practice Guideline

What all businesses need to know about the new health and safety legislation

Discussion Document: Ensuring the effective regulation of health and safety risks associated with toxic or flammable refrigerant gases.


Ozone Layer Protection Act 1996

New Zealand BIM Handbook


Grow your business: Get ready for flammable refrigerants!

Protect your business: Buy refrigerant from safe sources!

Flammable Refrigerant Fact Sheets


Q&A about 1 January 2015 for Refrigerant Suppliers Regarding Restriction of Refrigerant Sales

REAL Alternatives European e-learning programme provides information on the safe use of alternative refrigerants such as ammonia, hydrocarbon, carbon dioxide, and low flammables.

Preventing Legionnaires Disease