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Changes to the Green Homes Grant: Installer update

Since being rolled out to consumers and installers, the Green Homes Grant has been beset by issues. The challenges that demand the most immediate attention are increasing the availability of installers and improving the transparency of the system, ensuring installers get paid on time. Ian Rippin, CEO of MCS – the national standards organisation for […]

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Webinar: Ensuring we have the necessary skills and training to meet the government’s low-carbon heating challenge

For their second session at the upcoming Net Zero Festival, the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) will be joining Installer for a session entitled: Ensuring we have the necessary skills and training to meet the government’s low-carbon heating challenge. The no-cost webinar will take place at 1pm on 24 February. Click the link […]

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Heat Pump enquiries up since launch of Green Homes Grant – New research reveals

A new survey by MCS has revealed that 66% of enquiries to certified installers are related to heat pumps, since the launch of the Green Homes Grant. Following the launch of the scheme – the government’s latest consumer incentive to drive the uptake of low-carbon renewable heating in homes – MCS asked its certified installers […]

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Webinar – Future proofing heating businesses in Scotland and Northern Ireland

As part of InstallerSCOTLAND/NI FESTIVAL, watch our roundtable discussion on future proofing heating businesses in Scotland and Northern Ireland OFTEC registered heating installers Garry Cowie and Emily Rosier join Adrian Lightwood and David Blevings from OFTEC and Ian Rippin from Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) to discuss a range of topics including:  Why registration schemes are […]

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MCS certified contractors are at the core of Green Homes Grant scheme

The Green Homes Grant scheme places MCS certified contractors at its core for domestic renewable technology installations including Heat Pumps and Solar Thermal. The new Green Homes Grant scheme will primarily support households to increase the energy efficiency of their homes and to install low carbon heating systems. National scheme MCS is a standards organisation and a mark of […]

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