FPAL – FPAL works to identify, qualify, evaluate, and monitor suppliers on behalf of its purchasing members. We build and support buyer-supplier communities in the oil & gas industry, creating an effective Supply Chain network. Our services for professional procurement help create opportunities for business and reduce risk in the supply chain.
ISO 9001 – ISO 9001 is a quality management system, showing strong customer focus, leadership, teamwork, with clear systems and processes, always looking for continual improvement. It shows that our organisation and our suppliers are independent but, have a mutually beneficial relationship, creating value for both.
REFCOM – The Refcom Register of Companies Competent to Handle Refrigerants (now Refcom Elite) was set up in 1994 in response to atmospheric damage caused by certain refrigerant gases. Since then the Register has evolved to cover fluorinated refrigerant gases which if released to atmosphere have a global warming potential significantly higher than CO2.
Institute of Refrigeration – The IOR exists to promote the advancement of refrigeration in all its applications, in relation both to the perfection of its methods, and to the extension of its services to the community. It does this by encouraging invention and research, providing a means for co-operation between educational institutes, and offering a forum for exchange of views of members.
British Refrigeration Association – The British Refrigeration Association (B.R.A.) is the only trade association representing manufacturers, importers, wholesalers, distributors, contractors, specifiers and end-users of refrigeration plant, equipment and components. It also 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.
City & Guilds Approved Training Centre – City & Guilds are the leading awarding body for respected vocational qualifications that can transform the working lives of people in any capacity. Tradewinds Engineering is an approved City & Guilds training centre and can offer a range of courses relevant to the engineering industry.
FETA – The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) is the low cost but high profile UK trade body which represents the diverse interests of manufacturers, suppliers, installers and contractors within the building services sector.
Safe contractor – As a leading health and safety pre-qualification assessment scheme, we are dedicated to promoting higher standards of competence and compliance through the provision of relevant industry specific and tailored health and safety assessments for all professions and sectors safecontractor is the fastest growing health and safety accreditation scheme in the UK, with more than 160 major clients and almost 18,000 contractor members.