Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Contractors
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
Cambridge Refrigeration Technology
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations
The British Frozen Food Association
The Cold Storage And Distribution Federation
The Building and Engineering Services Association
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.

New industry-led Apprenticeship gains Government support - 16/3/2015

Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Apprenticeship Trailblazer approved for development  On 12th March 2015 the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS)... read more

F Gas Support guidance documentation published - 5/1/2015

Changing F Gas use and bans  More Guidance is now available on detailed implementation of the new 2014 Regulations following publication by DEFRA of 30 updated F Gas Support Guidance notes In... read more

Consultation on UK F Gas Implementing Regulations opens - 16/12/2014

The DEFRA F Gas Team is inviting views on the proposed approach for the enforcement, offences and other implementing provisions of the new EU Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulation and on their... read more