MCS Certified

‘The moment is now for heat pumps’: making the Boiler Upgrade Scheme a success

Ian Rippin, CEO of MCS, takes a look at the rise of heat pump technology for UK properties: Our sector needs government policy support and strong financial backing to encourage consumer interest in heat pumps – and to install them. We welcomed the recent announcement to remove VAT on renewable technologies for five years; it’s […]

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UK Government launches Hydrogen Strategy

The UK Government has launched its Hydrogen Strategy, which aims to unlock £4 billion investment by 2030. The Strategy aims to drive the commitments laid out in the Prime Minister’s 10 Point Plan for a green industrial revolution, by setting the foundation for how the UK government will work with industry to meet its ambition […]

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MCS launches new Scheme Support service

MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) has launched a new Scheme Support service, offering budding renewables installers a free helping hand to get their business off the ground and gain certification to install small-scale renewables. Designed for anyone who is thinking about becoming MCS certified – or those installers who already are – it offers one-to-one advice, […]

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Boxset: Watch all InstallerSCOTLAND/NI FESTIVAL sessions on-demand

InstallerSCOTLAND/NI FESTIVAL was a virtual gathering providing top online sessions to installers in Scotland and Northern Ireland, supported by SNIPEF. Here, we’ve rounded up the sessions that took place between 27-29 October, so you can watch on-demand at a time convenient to you. Future proofing heating businesses in Scotland and Northern Ireland OFTEC registered heating […]

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Renewables installers call for extension to the Green Homes Grant

A survey conducted by MCS, the national standards organisation for renewables, has revealed that almost half of their certified contractors believe that the Green Homes Grant should be extended to 18 months or more. The company asked over 800 of its members for their views on the government’s latest consumer incentive which was set-up to […]

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