Home Page Service Sectors Construction and Engineering Provision of services through the establishment of business Inspection of Air Conditioning and Heating Systems with Boilers (gaseous, liquid, solid fuel)

Inspection of Air Conditioning and Heating Systems with Boilers (gaseous, liquid, solid fuel)


Description

In order for a natural person who is a citizen of a Member State of the European Union, to have the ability to perform inspections of air-conditioning and heating systems with boilers in the Republic of Cyprus, according to the law which regulates the Energy Efficiency of Buildings, a Certificate of Competency must be obtained as issued by the Energy Service of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, and Industry.

The inspection of air-conditioning systems includes:

  • Air-conditioning systems of an effective rated output of more than 12KW and air-conditioning systems of buildings that their effective rated output is more than 50KW in total.

The inspection of heating systems with boilers includes:
  • Heating systems with boilers (gaseous, liquid, solid fuels) of an effective rated output, for space heating purposes, of more than 20KW.

"Boiler" means the combined boiler, body-burner unit, designed to transmit to fluids the heat released from burning.

"Air-conditioning system" means a combination of components required to provide a form of indoor air treatment by which temperature is controlled or can be lowered.

The inspection of air-conditioning systems and heating systems with boilers aims to reduce the energy consumption and to limit the carbon dioxide emissions.

Hide details for Eligibility CriteriaEligibility Criteria

(A) Criteria for Inspectors of Air-Conditioning systems:
  • The eligibility criteria for becoming an Authorized Inspector for Air-Conditioning Systems apply only to natural persons who:
    • are registered members at the Cyprus Scientific & Technical Chamber (ETEK) in the field of Mechanical Engineering or in the Registry of Engineering Services Providers in case of an EU Member State citizen established in a Member State different than the Republic of Cyprus, according to the Cyprus Scientific & Technical Chamber law;
    • hold a certificate of suitability for Class I - for managing fluorinated gases - as issued by the certification body (the Department of Environment) according to the provisions of the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2067, of the17th of November 2015, "establishing, pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council, minimum requirements and the conditions for mutual recognition for the certification of natural persons as regards stationary refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment, and refrigeration units of refrigerated trucks and trailers, containing fluorinated greenhouse gases and for the certification of companies as regards stationary refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment, containing fluorinated greenhouse gases";
    • have three years of professional experience on designing or installing or maintaining air-conditioning systems installed in buildings;
    • hold a seminar attendance certificate regarding health and safety in the workplace, organized by the Energy Service of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Department of Labour.
  • In case of an EU member state citizen, established in a Member State different than the Republic of Cyprus, who exercises the profession lawfully in the Member State (licensed and/or certified in another Member State/s) of establishment and wishes to be established in Cyprus:
    • hold a valid permit or certificate for the inspection of air-conditioning systems granted by another Member State in which the citizen is established.

Any natural person who wants to become an Authorized Inspector of Air-Conditioning Systems should satisfy all the criteria stated above according to the relevant Regulations for the inspection of Air-Conditioning systems, which were published as Regulatory Administrative Act No.62/2017 in Appendix III (I) in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Cyprus No.5000, dated 24/2/2017.


(B) Criteria for Inspectors of Heating systems:
  • The eligibility criteria for becoming an Authorized Inspector for Heating Systems with boilers (gaseous, liquid, solid fuel) apply only to natural persons who:
    • are registered members at the Cyprus Scientific & Technical Chamber (ETEK) in the field of Mechanical Engineering or in the Registry of Engineering Services Providers in case of an EU Member State citizen established in a Member State different than the Republic of Cyprus, according to the Cyprus Scientific & Technical Chamber law;
    • hold a certificate of success in written examination organized either by the Frederick University or the Cyprus Energy Agency (evaluation bodies);
    • have three years of professional experience on designing or installing or maintaining heating system with boilers installed in buildings.
  • In case of an EU member state citizen, established in a Member State different than the Republic of Cyprus, who exercises the profession lawfully in the Member State (licensed and/or certified in another Member State/s) of establishment and wishes to be established in Cyprus:
    • hold a valid permit or certificate for the inspection of heating systems granted by another Member State in which the citizen is established.

Any natural person who wants to become an Authorized Inspector of Heating Systems with boilers should satisfy all the criteria stated above according to the relevant Regulations for the inspection of heating systems with boilers which were published as Regulatory Administrative Act No.63/2017 in Appendix III(I) of the Official Gazette of the Republic of Cyprus No.5000, dated 24/2/2017.


Hide details for Application ProcedureApplication Procedure

The applcation form for registration as an Inspector of Air-conditioning systems or Heating Systems with boilers can be submitted either through the PSC Cyprus or by contacting directly the competent authority:

Energy Service
Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry
Andreas Araouzos 13-15,
1421 Nicosia
Tel: +357 22 409411, +357 22 409390
Fax: +357 22304759
E-mail: cyiallouros@mcit.gov.cy
Website: http://www.mcit.gov.cy/

Contact Person: Mr. Cristis Yiallouros
E-mail: cyiallouros@mcit.gov.cy
Tel: +357 22 409411

Contact Person: Mr. Christodoulos Ellinopoulos
E-mail: cellinopoulos@mcit.gov.cy
Tel: +357 22 409390
  • The applcation form for registration as an Inspector of Air-conditioning systems should be accompanied by the following documents:
    • copy of certificate of registration as member of the Cyprus Scientific & Technical Chamber in the field of Mechanical Engineering or in the Registry of Engineering Services Providers in case of an EU Member State citizen established in a Member State different than the Republic of Cyprus;
    • copy of certificate of suitability for Class I - for managing fluorinated gases - as issued by the certification body (the Department of Environment);
    • copy/copies of experience certificate/s in which the professional experience (duties, responsibilities, time periods) is documented in studies, contracts, maintenance of air conditioning systems in buildings;
    • seminar attendance certificate regarding health and safety in the workplace organised by the Energy Service of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Department of Labour Inspection;
    • payment receipt of the registration fee of €145 plus VAT for registration in the registry of air conditioning systems inspectors.
  • In case of an EU member state citizen, established in a Member State different than the Republic of Cyprus, who exercises the profession lawfully in the Member State (licensed and/or certified in another Member State/s) of establishment and wishes to be established in Cyprus then the application form for registration as an Inspector of Air-conditioning systems should be accompanied by the following documents::
    • copy of a valid permit or certificate for the inspection of air conditioning systems granted by another Member State in which the citizen is established;
    • payment receipt of the registration fee of €145 plus VAT for registration in the registry of air conditioning systems inspectors.
  • The application form for registration as an Inspector of Heating systems with boiler should be accompanied by the following documents:
    • copy of certificate of registration as member of the Cyprus Scientific & Technical Chamber in the field of Mechanical Engineering or in the Registry of Engineering Services Providers in case of an EU Member State citizen established in a Member State different than the Republic of Cyprus;
    • copy of success certificate in written examination organized either by an evaluation body (the Frederick University or the Cyprus Energy Agency);
    • copy/copies of experience certificate/s in which the professional experience (duties, responsibilities, time periods) is documented in studies, contracts, maintenance of heating systems in buildings;
    • payment receipt of the registration fee of €145 plus VAT for registration in the registry of heating systems inspectors.
  • In case of an EU member state citizen, established in a Member State different than the Republic of Cyprus, who exercises the profession lawfully in the Member State (licensed and/or certified in another Member State/s) of establishment and wishes to be established in Cyprus then the application form for registration as an Inspector of Heating systems should be accompanied by the following documents::
    • copy of a valid permit or certificate for the inspection of heating systems granted by another Member State in which the citizen is established;
    • payment receipt of the registration fee of €145 plus VAT for registration in the registry of heating systems inspectors.


The applicant is informed regarding the authorisation decision within few days from the date that the application form and supporting documents were duly submitted.

Hide details for Obligations and SupervisionObligations and Supervision

The inspectors of Air-Conditioning Systems and the inspectors of Heating Systems with Boilers are obliged to:
  • perform inspections of Air-Conditioning Systems and inspection of Heating Systems with Boilers according to procedures specified in any Ministerial Decree issued according to Law that regulates the inspection of heating systems with boilers and the inspection of air-conditioning systems;
  • fill out the report for inspection of air-conditioning systems and the report for inspection of heating systems with boilers which contains the results of the inspection conducted, suggest recommendations for the cost-effective improvement of the inspected heating and air-conditioning system and fill out any other forms specified in any ministerial decree published according the Law that regulates the inspection of heating systems with boilers and the inspection of air-conditioning systems;
  • submit the report of inspection of air-conditioning systems and the report of inspection of heating systems with boilers to the owner of the building;
  • inform the competent authority, at least one week ahead of time, about the place and time of each inspection the authorised inspector is about to carry out;
  • notify the competent authority, upon request, about the reports of inspections of heating systems and/or the reports of inspection of air-conditioning systems that he/she has conducted, as well as a full list of inspections have been conducted;
  • maintain the provisions of the law concerning The Health and Safety in the Workplace.

The competent authority can suspend or terminate the enrollment of an inspector of heating systems in the registry of inspectors of heating systems with boilers and the enrollment of an inspector of air-conditioning systems in the registry of inspectors of air-conditioning systems when the inspector:
  • fails to comply with any provision of the Law that regulates the inspection of heating systems with boilers and the inspection of air-conditioning systems;
  • systematically fails to perform an inspection and write a report for an inspection of air-conditioning systems or reports for inspection of heating systems with boilers;
  • commits an offence or helps or motivates the committing of an offence in violation of the provisions of the Law that regulates the inspection of heating systems with boilers and the inspection of air-conditioning systems.


Hide details for Other AssociationsOther Associations

Certification Bodies of AC systems Inspectors

The Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation (OEB)
Tel: +35722344647 & +35722665102
Fax: +35722669459
Email: info@oeb.org.cy
Website:http://www.oeb.org.cy


Cyprus Mechanical Engineers Association
Kimonos 12, Flat 102, 2001 Acropoli, Nicosia
P.O.Box 20927, 1665 Λευκωσία
Tel.: +357 22344647
Fax: +357 22344521
E-mail: info@cmea.org.cy, cmea@cytanet.com.cy
Website:http://www.cmea.org.cy


Cyprus Productivity Centre
Kallipoleos,
Nicosia 2100
Τel.:+357 22806000, +357 22806193
Webiste:http://www.mlsi.gov.cy/mlsi/kepa/

Department of Secondary Technical and Vocational Education
Mr.Andreou Tziakouris,
Tel:+357 22800659

Koronida, Centre of Research and Development LTD
Mrs Maria Dimitriou,
Tel:+357 99724286, +357 99724287

Certification Bodies of Inspectors of Heating Systems with boilers

FREDERICK UNIVERSITY
Frederikou 7, Street
Pallouriotissa, Nicosia 1036
Tel:+357 22394394
Fax: +35722438234
Email: info@frederick.ac.cy
Website: htttp://www.frederick.ac.cy

Cyprus Energy Agency
Leukonos 10-12, Street
1011 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: +357-22667716 , 22667726
Fax : +357-22667736
Email: info@cea.org.cy
Website: http://www.cea.org.cy


 Home Page | Site Map | GR

 Search:

A - / A +


Related Links

Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry
Engineering Science Practice
Registry of Inspectors of AC and Heating Systems
Business Setup Procedures

Related Documents

Download the Acrobat file(AC1) Application for Registration as an Authorized Inspector of AC Systems .pdf
Download the Acrobat file(AC2) Work Assignment Form for Inspector of AC Systems.pdf
Download the Acrobat file(AC3) Announcement_Evaluation Bodies for Certifying AC Inspectors.pdf
Download the Acrobat file(AC4) Manual for Inspection of AC Systems .pdf
Download the Acrobat file(AC5) R.A.A. 413_2009 Ministerial Decree ''Guide for Inspection of AC Systems'.pdf
Download the Acrobat file(AC6) R.A.A. 62_2017 Regulations for Inspection of AC Systems.pdf
Download the Acrobat file(H1) Application for Registration as an Authorized Inspector of Heating Systems with Boilers.pdf
Download the Acrobat file(H2) Work Assignment Form for Inspector of Heating Systems .pdf
Download the Acrobat file(H3) Announcement_Evaluation Bodies for Certifying Heating Inspectors.pdf
Download the Acrobat file(H4) Manual for Inspection of Heating Systems .pdf
Download the Acrobat file(H5) R.A.A. 148_2013 Ministerial Decree ''Guide for Inspection of Heating Systems with Boilers'.pdf
Download the Acrobat file(H6) R.A.A. 63_2017 Regulations for Inspection of Heating Systems.pdf



Last Update on: 19/07/2019 02:49:02 PM


© 2009 - 2019 Republic of Cyprus,
Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Point of Single Contact

Home Page | Government Web Portal
Disclaimer | Webmaster