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.

Employers views sought on government plans to boost apprenticeship funding - 12/8/2016

Plans unveiled by the government to invest £2.5 billion apprenticeship training by 2020.  The government today (12 August 2016) published proposals for a new funding model for... read more

New Apprenticeship programme ready for September 2016 intake - 31/5/2016

Employers encouraged to take on RACHP EngTech Apprentices from September 2016 Employers in England should make sure any new apprentices are enrolled on the new RACHP EngTech trailblazer programme... read more

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