Guide to good practice: commercial and light industrial refrigeration.

Author(s) : HVCA

Type of monograph: Book, Guide/Handbook


This guide to good practice provides standards for designers, specifiers, contractors and end users with regard to designing, installing and using commercial refrigerating systems. The systems covered in this guide include components that incorporate mechanical refrigerating equipment which should maintain specific conditions within a cooled space. Guidance on the safe handling of refrigerants and the REFCOM Scheme is also included. Extract from the table of contents: design parameters; the basic refrigeration system; condensing units, compressor sets and other ancillary equipment; air-cooled and water-cooled condenser systems; evaporators; refrigerants; system protection and safety devices; defrosting and condensate disposal; system line components; electrical equipment and wiring; system performance controls; refrigerant pipe work; commissioning; maintenance; cold rooms; display cabinets.


  • Original title: Guide to good practice: commercial and light industrial refrigeration.
  • Record ID : 2004-2598
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Regulation
  • Publication: Hvca (heating and ventilating contractors' association) - United kingdom/United kingdom
  • Publication date: 2003
  • ISBN: 0903783398
  • Source: Source: RAC-70; ed. 3; 48 p. (21 x 29.7); fig.; tabl.; ref.; append.; GBP 50.
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.