Practical Refrigeration Training Centre

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Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Electrical Training

  • Course Details
Course Duration: 3 day(s)

Understanding Environmental Protection Measures


This course is aimed at novice or practising engineers in the refrigeration and air conditioning, heating and ventilation, gas or building engineering service industries who require an overview of industry legislation and conservation awareness for site specific practices in building services engineering.

It can be held here (dates to be advised) or on site where companies have suitable facilities and a group of engineers requiring training.


Good for Continual Professional Development (CPD) and career enhancement this course will help to ensure that delegates are conversant with up to date industry legislation and have an awareness of the conservation issues which can arise in building services engineering.


Good quality presentations will be reinforced by practical work and discussion sessions. A full set of course notes will be provided for each delegate.


• Understand energy conservation legislation and its aims
• Identify the responsibilities of the construction team under energy conservation

• Identify types of energy used in properties, including
> High carbon
> Low carbon
> Zero carbon

• Identify organisations which give guidance and advice on energy saving and conservation
• Interpreting energy rating tables
• Understanding the importance of the commissioning process
• Identify and understand the importanc of advice offered to the customer/client during system(s) handover and how it can contribute to conserving energy usage

• Understand the importance of reducing waste materials:
> Planning, measuring, cutting, over-ordering, storage
> Prevention of loss and theft

• Identification and implications of industry legislation for waste management including waste disposal, carrier's licence, recycling and specialist disposal.
• Recycling procedures
• Disposal requirements for potentially hazardous materials
• Identify the actions to take if work activities damage the environment