Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS ISO 5149.1:2016 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements - Definitions, classification and selection criteria - Australian Government

Description

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend apply for a refrigerant air-conditioning (RAC) industry permit.

RAC industry permits include:

  • refrigerant handling licences
  • refrigerant trading authorisations
  • RAC equipment manufacturing authorisations
  • halon special permits
  • restricted refrigerant trading authorisations.

To be eligible for a permit you must demonstrate your knowledge of any standard relevant to work to be carried out under your permit. You must carry out any work under a permit in accordance with the relevant standard.

This standard specifies requirements for the safety aspects, in terms of the design, construction, installation and inspection of refrigerating appliances, systems and ancillary equipment intended for use or installation in institutional, public assembly, residential, commercial and industrial occupancies. It applies to new refrigerating systems, to extensions and modifications of existing systems and to used systems on being reinstalled and operated at another site. It also applies in the case of the conversion of a system for use with another refrigerant.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 AG

Regulation(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 AG

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy

Australian Refrigeration Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Officer, Head Office

Australian Refrigeration Council

Department of the Environment and Energy

Operating address: Level 1
818 Whitehorse Road
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Mailing address: Locked Bag 3033
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Email: enquire@arctick.org
Website: Australian Refrigeration Council (Opens in new window)