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Green Car announce Air-Con deal

Green Car Air-Con
Agency crack down planned this autumn on air con removal.
Further to last month’s article about the Envionment Agency’s planned crack down on air-con recovery and shock absorber depollution this autumn, Green Car tell us they have put together a special deal for readers who are not yet fully equipped.


If you’re looking for portable air con recovery equipment, then Green Car have put everything together for just under £1,000.

The package includes the recovery unit and hoses, electronic scales, a 10 KG recovery bottle, thermal gloves and safety goggles. The package also includes a free F Gas licence for one person at the time of delivery.

The price covers delivery, commissioning and a full technical training course with a free F gas Licence for Life qualification, through the City and Guilds for one technician. They tell us that training can also be carried out on site for additional candidates for F Gas licences. This is charged for extra but at a reduced cost.

They also have as optional extra, an nifty little hand held refrigerant tester If you want to find out more, call Green Car on 01684 298084 or visit their website.

September 2015

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