Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Contractors
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.

CITB to cease offering new J11 F Gas Certificates in 2017 - 30/11/2016

The notice below was received by ACRIB from CITB on 30.11.16 Withdrawal of ACS & Utilities Engineering Products Following a strategic review by CITB of where and how we should direct our... read more

Guide to delivery of F Gases for distributors - 1/11/2016

F gases are used as refrigerants in several types of products and appliances, such as in refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump equipment. Despite F gases having no ozone depletion... read more

Global HFC phase-down at Kigali follows EU lead - 17/10/2016

EU hails global HFC phase-down as a major concrete step in delivering the Paris Agreement  15/10/2016 The European Union welcomed the agreement today in Kigali, Rwanda, on... read more