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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 91667057448-41
Registration date: 15/12/11 12:59:08

The information on this organisation was last modified on 18/11/14 09:28:26
The date of the last annual update was 18/11/14 09:28:26

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: REFCOM
Acronym: REFCOM
Legal status: Limited Company
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Bruce Kirton
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Bruce Kirton
Position: Cheif Executive

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: OMH Eamont Bridge 
Penrith CA10 2BX
Telephone number: (+0044) 1768 860400
Fax number: (+0044) 1768 860401
Other contact information: REFCOM is an official company certification body appointed by Defra in 2009 to administer F Gas Company Certification in accordance with regulation 22(1) and 24(1) of the FGG Regulations 2009.
Established in 1994, REFCOM began its voluntary company registration scheme and sought to raise standards in the SRAC sector with successive governments in response to the Kyoto protocol.REFCOM voices the interests of almost 4,700 fgas certificated businesses in GB & NI which employ over 15,500 qualified engineers.

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Refcom's main goal is to promote best practice in refrigerant handling which means working to industry codes of practice and in compliance with all current legislation to ensure containment of refrigerant of any type. Companies are accredited via a 3rd party audit.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 10
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Environment


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 03/2010 - 02/2011
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.