British Refrigeration Association announces latest guide on Jointing of Pipework for Refrigeration Systems

24th June 2021

The British Refrigeration Association (BRA) has announced the release of an updated guide on the Jointing of Pipework for Refrigeration Systems. This latest issue is the sixth version of the guide and the first update since the 2014 edition. Recognising the importance of brazed joints in maintaining the effective and efficient operation of refrigeration and…


PRESS RELEASE: BRA releases PURR report second edition at HVACR Show

23rd February 2018

The British Refrigeration Association (BRA) has produced a second edition of its PURR report. The updated edition was announced last week at the HVACR Show, which took place at ExCeL London. The first PURR (Putting into Use Replacement Refrigerants) report was produced in 2015 by members of BRA to help the industry meet some of…


PRESS RELEASE: New President for the British Refrigeration Association

14th July 2016

John Smith, Group Technical Director for Beijer Ref UK & Ireland, has taken over the role of President of the British Refrigeration Association. John succeeds Mike Lawrence – a stalwart of the BRA – who has held the position since 2014.  Trade Associations rely on individuals volunteering to take on such roles, supported by their…


PRESS RELEASE: BRA introduces report on putting into use replacement refrigerants

14th September 2015

The British Refrigeration Association (BRA) has responded to the challenges to industry as a result of the new F Gas Regulation with an expert guide on coping with the changes to availability of common refrigerants, and the need to use new refrigerants. The guide is titled Putting into Use Replacement Refrigerants (PURR) and has been…


The British Refrigeration Association (BRA) is the only trade association representing manufacturers, importers, wholesalers, distributors, contractors, specifiers and end-users of refrigeration plant, equipment and components. BRA includes producers of refrigerants and lubricants, colleges and training establishments. It works closely with government, public bodies and other organisations, both in the UK and overseas, to further the interests of the refrigeration industry.