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.

Management of Ammonia - seminar on DSEAR compliance - 10/1/2017

The safety of ammonia systems has made the news recently following a fatal incident at a Northampton brewery. ACRIB member organisation Food Storage and Distribution Federation is delivering this... read more

EU publishes report on barriers posed by codes, standards and legislation to using climate-friendly technologies - 23/12/2016

Quotes from the report: "While safety levels should be maintained and risks minimised, standards, codes and legislation should be adapted to technological progress and, in the context of a phase-down... read more

BS EN378 Refrigeration Safety Standard update now available - 14/12/2016

BS EN378:2016 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps. Safety and environmental requirements is now available to purchase from the BSI website... read more