Installer News

RGI Only Sale Policy

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) and the Register of Gas Installers of Ireland (RGII) welcome the initiative taken by a number of suppliers to introduce a voluntary policy to only sell gas boilers and spare parts to Registered Gas Installers (RGIs). It is illegal for anyone to carry out gas works in respect of domestic type appliances unless they are an RGI. It is also illegal for anyone to portray themselves as an RGI unless they are registered with RGII.

Safety Alert - LPG LP Single Stage Regulator

The LPG LP Single Stage Regulator manufactured by OARA/Italy of the OARA Gas Master Range (cylinder type propane) has been found to be prone to failure caused by internal corrosion, resulting in an over pressure condition and should therefore be replaced and removed from service.

Consultation Paper on the Regulation of the Gas Installer Industry with respect to Safety from 2016

On 17th June 2014, the CER published a Consultation Paper on the Regulation of the Gas Installer Industry with respect to Safety from 2016.

Gas Safety Prosecution in Navan

The CER yesterday published on 28 May 2014 a Press Release regarding the prosecution of an individual who carried out Gas Works while not being registered as a Registered Gas Installer and for portraying himself as a Registered Gas Installer.

Criteria Document Version 1.4

The current version of the Gas Criteria Document (V1.4) can be viewed on the CER website.

I.S. 813:2014 Executive Summary

I.S. 813:2014 was published on the 31st of January 2014 by NSAI. A short list of the significant changes to I.S. 813 from the 2002 edition is available on the RGII website.

RGII Roadshows in April 2014

For RGII the time has come around again to get out and be on the road to meet the members. A letter detailing the venues and dates has been sent to each member.

Death by Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Families weep as gas fitter jailed for manslughter of two students

Modifications to the Gas Criteria Document

As from 1 March 2014 applicants who wish to register with RGII need to be in possession of a Trade Certificate. This requirement is in addition to the requirements up to that date.

Prosecution of Non Registered Gas Installer

The CER has today, 19th February 2014, published a Press Release regarding the prosecution of an individual who carried out Gas Works while not being registered as a Registered Gas Installer and for portraying himself as a Registered Gas Installer.

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