Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Contractors
The British Frozen Food Association
The Building Engineering Services Association
Cambridge Refrigeration Technology
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations
The Food Storage And Distribution Federation
The Institute of Refrigeration


The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board provides a central forum for all sectors and interests which fall within or are served by the air conditioning and refrigeration industry.

Its member organisations represent manufacturers, distributors, contractors, consulting engineers, specifiers, end users, training providers, researchers and others with a direct interest in the environmentally friendly and cost effective provision and use of refrigeration, air conditioning and mechanical ventilation equipment.

Company pays £21,000 in fines and costs after prosecution for release of F-gas by Environment Agency - 6/4/2016

Schneider Electric Ltd was fined £3,000 on 1st April 2016 for failing to recover a greenhouse gas that was released to the air at Stanford-le-Hope, Essex in 2013. Basildon... read more

New Apprenticeship information day - 29/2/2016

Employers and Training Providers are invited to a free information meeting about the new Engineering Technician Apprenticeship schemes for the Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump sector on... read more

RACHP Apprenticeship changes for Sept 2015 - 15/12/2015

Lastest news on the RACHP Engineering Technician "Trailblazer" Apprenticeships The RACHP Engineering Technician Apprenticeship scheme approved in 2015 as one of the Trailblazer Apprenticeships is now... read more