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Welcome to the Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Institute homepage

ACHPI is a specialist group for anyone who installs, services or maintains air conditioning and heat pump equipment.  It keeps members up to date with news, practical tips and current skills in the ACHP field:

  • broadening practical knowledge
  • filling gaps in theory 
  • signposting new developments and regulations

Join now to demonstrates your commitment to improving standards of installation, service and maintenance and becoming part of a community of professionals with a common voice and interests.

The ACHPI brings together the technical expertise of manufacturers support services with the experienceof the Institute of Refrigeration in providing practical guidance and keeping individuals up to date with good industry practice and standards.  

Existing members renew your membership at a discount now on line

Why you should join 

ACHPI membership costs just £42 a year (£50 for overeas members) and members gain:

  • tehnical information presented as short practical summaries mailed direct to their home every three months
  • access to an on line library of ACHPI and Service Engineer technical advice bulletins 
  • an ACHPI member lapel pin
  • an A4 folder in which to keep the bulletins with training record sheet
  • annual CPD certificate at the year end

Join now on line. 

Members of the IOR or the Service Engineers Section can also download all of the ACHPI Bulletins.

ACHPI won a highly commended award in the Training Excellence at the 2011 National Heat Pump Awards. See www.national-heat-pump-awards.co.ukfor details.

 

ACHPI Library of downloads

Not sure whether ACHPI is for you? Download a free sample publication here to see the type of material you could be missing! Members log in to download bulletins below at member rates or become a member now.

Publications
Prices displayed are for Service Engineers.
Title Type Publisher Non-member Price Member Price  
AC summer operating efficiency tipsService EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
ADR transport of gases 2007 (DS19)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Air conditioning controls and settings to save energy (ACHPI31)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Air Conditioning Load Calculations (DS11)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Air Conditioning Quick and easy checks on indoor units (ACHPI24)ACHPISES60.00FREEAdd to Basket
Air Conditioning System inspections under EPBD TM44 (revised)CIBSE publications at 15% discountCIBSE44.00£37.40Add to Basket
Air Cooled Condensers (GPG5)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Alternative Refrigerant Properties (GPG52)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Alternative Refrigerants (2) Safety Considerations (GPG53)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Ammonia Basics for service Engineers (TB35)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Anti-corrosion treatments for heat exchangers (GPG49)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Apps and free online tools for technicians (F17)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
AREA F Gas GuideService EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Avoiding Cold Weather Low Ambient Operating Problems (GPG51)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Avoiding flaws, errors and common failings in ACHP installationsACHPIIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
BCGA Guidance Note GN2 - Guidance for the storage of gas cylinders in the workplace Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Brazing competence and qualifications (industry update)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Brazing guidance (GPG32)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Brazing Safety (ACHPI25)ACHPISES6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Brazing Safety (SM7)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Carriage of Cylinders - FAQs (GPG 27)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
CIBSE Commissioning Code F - Energy Efficiency of Buildings CCFCIBSE publications at 15% discountcibse110.00£93.50Add to Basket
CIBSE Commissioning Code R: Refrigeration CCRCIBSE publications at 15% discountCIBSE62.00£52.70Add to Basket
CIBSE Guide B: Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration GUBCIBSE publications at 15% discountCIBSE104.00£88.40 
CIBSE Knowledge Series: Heating, Refrigerating and Air ConditioningCIBSE publications at 15% discountCIBSE44.00£37.40Add to Basket
Common accidents (ACHPI35)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Common accidents (GPG44)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Condensing Units Basics (TB36)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*Cylinder colours and changes (SES)Service EngineersIOR0.00FREE
Data centre cooling (ACHPI33)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Disposal of equipment at end of life (GPG42)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*EA Guidance on HCFC Phase Out (Dec 2014)Service Engineers0.00FREE
Ecodesign and energy labelling legislation - overview (ACHPI44)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
EER and COP - efficiency measures explained (ACHPI19)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Effective evacuationService EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Electrical safety and risk assessment (F18)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Electrocution Avoidance (GPG16)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Energy in Air Conditioning (ACHPI1)ACHPIIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*Enforcement of F Gas Regulations Update 2015Service EngineersIOR0.00FREE
F Gas Regulations Record Keeping (GPG25)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
F12 - Using a Comparator to Measure SuperheatService EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Filling recovery cylinders (GPG45)Service EngineersIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Filtration Systems and Filters (ACHPI 20)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Fire Safety Basics (SM10)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Flared connection removal (GPG34)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Glide - Zeotropic Refrigerant Blends (TB37)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
GPG46 - Setting Low Pressure SwitchesService EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Guidance on the future use of R404A and the new F Gas RegulationsService EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*GWP Co2 equivalents and F Gas 2014 (F16)Service EngineersIOR0.00FREE
*Handling low flammable refrigerants (TB39)ACHPIIOR0.00FREE
*HCFC Phase OutService EngineersEnvironment Agency0.00FREE
*HCFC refrigerant use post January 2010Service EngineersIOR0.00FREE
Health and Safety Responsibilities - you and your employer (GPG48)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Heat Pump Cycle Basics (ACHPI2)ACHPIIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Heat pump energy saving case studies (ACHPI22)ACHPIIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Heat pump operation - improving operation of heat pumps for heating ACHPI28ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Heat pumps and the F Gas Regulations (ACHPI7)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Heat pumps for water heating (ACHPI4)ACHPIIOR12.00FREE 
Heat Recovery (ACHPI3)ACHPIACHPI12.00FREEAdd to Basket
How the gas laws can help you carry out strength and tightness tests (F15)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Hydrocarbon Refrigeration basics (TB34)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Indirect leak-checking GPG 56Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Invertors for capacity control (ACHPI8)ACHPIACHPI12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Is live testing permitted? (T18) Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Key Facts - Carbon Dioxide (F13)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Legionella and recooling towers (DS10)Service EngineersSES6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Legionella prevention (ACHPI30)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Legionella Risk Assessment changes (ACHPI45)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Minimisation of Refrigerant Emissions Code Codes of PracticeIOR24.00FREEAdd to Basket
New requirement for supporting cables in escape routes (T17)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Newsletter (ACHPI) April 2010 ACHPIIOR0.00FREE 
Newsletter (ACHPI) April 2012ACHPIIOR0.00FREE 
Newsletter (ACHPI) April 2013ACHPIIOR0.00FREE 
Newsletter (ACHPI) April 2014Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Newsletter (ACHPI) August 2012ACHPIIOR0.00FREE 
Newsletter (ACHPI) December 2013Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*Newsletter (ACHPI) January 2010 ACHPIIOR0.00FREE
Newsletter (ACHPI) July 2010 ACHPIIOR0.00FREE 
Newsletter (ACHPI) July 2011ACHPI0.00FREE 
Newsletter (ACHPI) March 2011ACHPIIOR0.00FREE 
Newsletter (ACHPI) Nov 2012ACHPIIOR0.00FREE 
Newsletter (ACHPI) November 2010ACHPIIOR0.00FREE 
Newsletter (ACHPI) November 2010ACHPIIOR0.00FREE 
*Newsletter (ACHPI) November 2011ACHPIIOR0.00FREE
Newsletter (ACHPI) September 2009ACHPIIOR0.00FREE 
*Part P of Building Regulations - Electricity (SM5)Service EngineersIOR0.00FREE
Pressure Enthalpy Diagram Fundamentals (F2)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Pressure Testing strength and leak tightness in New Systems (GPG33)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Pressurising installed systems with nitrogen to find leaks (GPG24)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Qualifications Guide (ACHPI 21)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
R22 Air Conditioning Systems Options after 1st January 2015 (ACHPI47)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*R32 for AC and Heat Pumps (GPG57)Service EngineersIOR0.00FREE
*R32 for Air Conditioning (ACHPI34)ACHPIIOR0.00£12.00
R32 for air conditioning and heat pumpsService EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
R407C guidance (GPG9)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
R410A Handling Properties (TB17)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Reclaiming refrigerant (GPG55)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Refrigerant Report 18Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*Replacement refrigerants leafletService EngineersBRA0.00FREE
Replacing Evaporators (GPG1)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Replacing R22 in air conditioning systems (ACHPI5)ACHPIACHPI12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Revised F Gas Regulation 2014 - Understanding GWP values (FT16)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*RHI latest update (ACHPI46)Service EngineersIOR0.00FREE
Risks associated with working in plant rooms ACHPI27ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Safe Use of Manifolds (GPG29)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Safety alert - dangers of odourless refrigerantService EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Self Test - Electrical Knowledge for RAC and HP Systems (F13)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*Service Matters Newsletter (32)Service Engineers0.00FREE
Service Matters Newsletter (32)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Service Matters Newsletter (33)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Service Matters Newsletter (34)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Service Matters Newsletter (SM31)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Service Matters Newsletter 30 (revised)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*Service Matters Newsletter 32 (June 2014) Service Engineers0.00FREE
Setting High Pressure Switches (GPG47)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*Shraeder Valve tightening Service EngineersIOR0.00FREE
Site Safety - Risk Assessments and COSHH (F7)Service Engineers IOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Site Safety - Working at HeightService EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
*Sizing under MIS3005ACHPI0.00FREE
Sound measurement with air conditioning systems (ACHPI36)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Subcooling Fundamentals revisited (F6)Service EngineersSES6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Superheat (F4)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
System servicing tips (ACHPI 22)ACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Thermal comfortACHPIIOR12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Transport Regulations ADR worked example (DS)Service EngineersIOR0.00FREE 
Using a Schrader Torque Tool (GPG50)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
Vapour Compression Cycle Fundamentals (F1)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket
VRV / VRF Technology (ACHPI6)ACHPIIOR12.00FREE 
Working at height (F11)Service EngineersACHPI12.00FREEAdd to Basket
Working in Low Temperature Environments (GPG52)Service EngineersIOR6.00FREEAdd to Basket

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