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 Apprenticeship Standards to be Decided by Employers - 27/11/2014

The Government is calling for employers to get involved in owning and leading the design of future apprenticeships.  Apprenticeships are designed to deliver the next generation of competent... read more

F Gas Implementation Conference sells out - 10/11/2014

Over 200 people have registered to attend the ACRIB organised F Gas Implementation Conference on 11th November in London. The conference features speakers from the Environment Agency, EPEE, AREA,... read more

Guide for European Contractors to new F gas requirements UPDATED - 14/10/2014

The AREA Guide on the application of the new F-Gas Regulation to RACHP contractors explains the new rules, their impact and their practical application. It also includes useful tools, such as a... read more