Maintenance and installation of equipment of ozone depleting substances or fluorinated greenhouse gases

The maintenance and installation of equipment is performed by an authorised company that is entered in the register of authorised companies for the maintenance and installation of immovable equipment.

The equipment that contains ozone depleting substances or fluorinated greenhouse gases is maintained:

  • immovable equipment for cooling and air-conditioning, heat pumps;
  • equipment that contains solvents with the content of ozone depleting substances or fluorinated greenhouse gases;
  • installed fire extinguishing systems with gases and fire extinguisher;
  • high voltage switching mechanism and
  • air conditioning device in motor vehicles.


Equipment maintenance comprises all activities, excluding the recovery and verification of leakages of ozone depleting substances or fluorinated greenhouse gases.

The installation of equipment is the combination of two or several parts of equipment or circuits that contain or could contain ozone depleting substances or fluorinated greenhouse gases, due to the assembly of equipment at the location where the equipment is used.


Conditions and evidence

Responsible: Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning | Last updated: 17. 08. 2016