Get the latest from the Cool-Safe team and keep up to date with our mission to reduce the harm from synthetic refrigerants.


New approved fillers training dates

Find out about the additional fillers training available between now and the end of the year.


Safety and environmental concerns prompt independent review of refrigerants training

The review will identify where Cool-Safe will invest $500,000 per annum to build capacity and capability within the New Zealand HVACR sector. A programme of work funded by the first round of allocation will begin before the end of the year.


September to November collection site dates

Get your refrigerant recovered wherever you are! Find out the Collection Site dates from September to November.


Tauranga - it was great to see you!

Thanks to all of you who joined us at our Tauranga Regional Roadshow!


Cool-Safe Annual Survey 2023

Have your say in the first annual Cool-Safe survey! Your feedback is important, and will help us improve and tailor the services we provide to the refrigerants industry and consumers of refrigerants here in Aotearoa New Zealand. 


NZ ETS market governance framework

The Government has agreed to a staged approach to the development of a market governance framework for the NZ ETS, following consultation in late 2022.  


Co-funding for air-to-water heat pumps now available

The Government Investment in Decarbonising Industry (GIDI) is now offering co-funding for air-to-water heat pump hot water systems in commercial buildings.


Government announces updated NZ ETS auction settings 2023-2028

New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) auction settings have been updated for the years 2023–2028. This includes a reconsideration of settings decisions made last year, following settlement of a recent judicial review.


August prize draw - it's your choice!

Drop your cylinder* at one of our collection sites or return via Cool-Safe’s free courier collection in August, and you’ll go in the draw to choose a bonus reward for you and your team worth up to $250.


August collection site dates

Get your recovered refrigerant to one of our collection sites a few days before these dates in August, and play your part in looking after our climate, while earning rewards for your business!

Our impact

Results and performance

As Cool-Safe, we're aiming high with our numbers. Right up into the atmosphere. We'll keep you informed with the analysis as we progress. In the meantime, we've got stats on how much synthetic refrigerant we collected and destroyed as the Recovery Trust.