Commercial landlords and tenants urged to prepare for R22 ban
Joanna Nicholls of Howes Percival has reported that, from 1 January 2015, it will be illegal to use the hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) gas R22 in either its newly produced ‘virgin’ or recycled form. R22 gas is a commonly used coolant in older air conditioning systems so its ban will have a significant impact as these systems will either have to be converted or replaced. The key question for landlords and tenants is who will pay?
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