The Voice of European Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Contractors
Welcome to AREA, the European association of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) contractors. Established in 1989, AREA voices the interests of 20 national associations from 17 European countries, representing more than 9,000 companies (mainly small to medium sized enterprises), employing some 125,000 people and with an annual turnover approaching € 20 billion.
Contractors are the essential link between end users and manufacturers. They design, install and maintain RACHP equipment using every available solution with complete neutrality towards equipment and refrigerants, in the sole aim of ensuring the highest level of reliability, energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
For more information about AREA, please see our brochure
NEW! AREA Annual Report 2011 is available HERE
20/02/2013 - G. Fox article in ACR Today on the pre-charging ban
14/12/2012 - AREA Bulletin 2012/02 (December)
12/12/2012 - AREA trains ECA Network associations
10/12/2012 - AREA position on the F-Gas proposal