Most current: 13/05/2013
The general director of Industry and Energy, Jaime Ochodavia, has informed and alerted about the irregular inspections of gas detected to|in the islands, in the face of the important amount of consultations|consultings|surgeries and of 'supposedly abusive' complaints|denunciations on the part of installer companies of gas that have been received to|in the general direction. To|In the press conference, they have also been there present the head|boss on duty of the UDIT, Joan Cabot, and the head|boss of Industrial Security|Certainty department of the general direction of Indústria, Llorenç Riera.
In the face of the important amount of consultations|consultings|surgeries and of complaints|denunciations of supposed abuses of installers companies of gas, the General Direction of Industry and Energy communicates to the headlines|holders or to users of gas facilities and in general to the following one:
The periodic controls of the receptive facilities of gas are regulated by the valid regulations and are two types:
1. The controls of facilities that are supplied with gas from networks|nets of distribution and the consumption of which is counted through meters of individualized reading. They are the facilities of channeled gas (before gas of city) or those of gas distributed from a deposit to|in urbanizations|housing developments or to|in buildings.
In this case, the distributor company is the person in charge|attendant of making every 5 years the PERIODIC INSPECTION. It|He|She has to make it|him through staff own or hired and the cost has to have effects in the user in accordance with the established tariffs|fares (43 euros + VAT, according to Decree 45/2008, of 11 April -BOIB no. 56, of 24 April-).
2. The controls of facilities that are supplied with gas from fixed|steady deposits, containers or carboys. Normally they are the individual facilities of propane gas or butane gas. They also have to be made every 5 years.
In this second case, that with more frequency it|he|she is motive of COMPLAINTS|DENUNCIATIONS or CONSULTATIONS|CONSULTINGS|SURGERIES, the user or headline|holder of the installation is the responsible for entrusting|ordering a company the periodic control installer authorized in the face of the Administration. The choice of the installer company been in charge of making the PERIODIC REVISION he|it is empowered of the user or headline|holder and the cost of this revision is|finds subject to the free market. The prices that have been detected to you denounce them they arrive until 200/300 euros.
For more information, you can consult the web page: http://industria.caib.es
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