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Pre-charged air conditioning equipment (split systems) must be installed by a certified company. This obligation, that already existed under the old F-Gas Regulation 842/2006, has been reinforced by the new F-gas Regulation 517/2014, which sets some requirements related to the sale of pre-charged equipment.

Through 9 questions, this FAQ provides practical explanations as to how the requirements are to be fulfilled, notably by the two most impacted actors: retailers and end users. It helps to understand what must be done, how, when and by whom to comply with the Regulation.