News Bulletin

A Trademarked Logo

SAGA has a list of members varying from Manufacturers, Importers and Providers of methane-based gas, Distributors and Equipment installers or repairers. Our members will be pleased to know that the SAGA logo has been officially trademarked! This is great news for the association and those affiliated with it. However, what does this mean? A trademark is a distinctive mark or symbol to which a company has declared ownership over. A registered trademark, however, is when

PER Guidance Notes

The new version of the Guidance Notes to the PER Revision 2 was published on 17 November 2017, which introduces significant changes: Definitions and Guidance Notes (GN) to the effect…

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    • GN “(a) For Regulation 17 a Certificate of Conformance (CoC) is issued by a Gas Practitioner that certifies that the gas installation and pressure equipment conforms to the PER. Where the gas practitioner is also the manufacturer only one certificate is required.”

Natural Gas fired boiler

The South African Breweries (SAB) between 2012 and 2013 commenced a program that was aimed to reduce its carbon foot and emission. The Main objective was to cease the use of coal fired boilers. The SAB substituted their coal fired boilers by installing two new Natural Gas fired boilers and converting two coal Fired Boiler to Natural Gas with energy savings of 13-32%. Why natural gas? Natural Gas is one of the least contaminated fuels