Certify companies in accordance with the Chemicals Climate Change Ordinance

Does your company want to install, maintain, maintain, repair or shut down plants with fluorinated greenhouse gases, as well as check for leakor or recover the gases? Then you need a certificate.

If you install, maintain, maintain, repair or shut down plants with fluorinated greenhouse gases, and check for leakiness or recover the gases, you need a certificate for your company. This is provided by the responsible authority.

The competent authority certifies the establishments if they can demonstrate that they have

  • sufficiently competent personnel (certificate of expertise in accordance with the Chemicals Climate Protection Ordinance) and
  • the necessary equipment

decree.

  • Completed application for operational certification
  • Copies of staff certificates covering the activities in question.

Related Links

  • Application form of SGD Nord
  • Application form of SGD Süd

Preconditions

Sufficient competent staff must be available for the installation, maintenance or maintenance of installations. It must also have access to the tools and procedures required for the activities subject to certification.

For activities related to fire protection systems and fire extinguishers, sufficient staff with a certificate of expertise must be available for the annual expected volume of activities and the necessary technical equipment must be sufficient in terms of type and number.

Registered EMAS establishments may obtain the certificate if the environmental declaration or the environmental audit report shows that the above conditions are met and that the following information can be seen:

  • Name and registered office of the company
  • Designation of the site as well as the certified activities in relation to the site and its facilities
  • Name of the authority (competent body), date and signature
  • How to register EMAS

Related Links

  • Section 6 Chemical Climate Protection Ordinance (ChemClimate ProtectionV)
  • REGULATION (EU) No. 517/2014 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE RATES of 16. April 2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases and the repeal of Regulation (EC) No. 842/2006
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2067 of 17 November 2015 laying down the minimum requirements and conditions for mutual recognition for the certification of natural persons in relation to fluorinated greenhouse gases stationary refrigeration systems, air conditioning systems and heat pumps
  • Section 6 Ordinance on the Protection of the Climate from Changes by the Entry of Certain Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (Chemicals Climate Protection Ordinance - ChemKlimasSchutzV)
  • Regulation (EC) No 842/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on certain fluorinated greenhouse gases
  • Commission Regulation 2015/2067 of 17 November 2015 laying down, in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council, the minimum requirements and conditions for mutual recognition with regard to the certification of natural persons in relation to fluorinated greenhouse gases stationary refrigeration systems, air conditioning and heat pumps, and refrigeration units in refrigerated vehicles and trailers and certification of companies

Responsible for the content
Ministry of Environment, Energy, Food and Forestry Rhineland-Palatinate

Last update or date of publication
23.10.2020