Service technician for equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases or ozone-depleting substances

A service technician for equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases or ozone-depleting substances is a natural person who performs:

  • leak checks and the recovery of gases and the installation, servicing, maintenance, repair or decommissioning of stationery refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and heat pumps;
  • leak checks and the recovery of gases and the installation, servicing, maintenance, repair or decommissioning of refrigeration units of refrigerated trucks and trailers;
  • the installation, servicing, maintenance, repair or decommissioning of fire protection equipment and leak checks and the recovery of fluorinated greenhouse gases from such equipment;
  • the installation, servicing, maintenance, repair or decommissioning of high-voltage switchgear and leak checks and the recovery of fluorinated greenhouse gases from such switchgear;
  • leak checks and the recovery of fluorinated greenhouse gases from organic Rankine cycles;
  • the recovery of gases from stationary equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gas-based solvents;
  • the recovery of fluorinated greenhouse gases from air conditioning systems in motor vehicles.

To be able to perform this activity, the service technician must have a valid certificate obtained by passing the exam to become a service technician of a relevant category.


Responsible: Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning | Last updated: 03. 11. 2020