The aim of the Renewable Energy Consumer Code is to ensure that consumers wishing to install a small-scale heat or power generation unit for their homes have the necessary confidence and service standards so that they can make an informed choice.
Through its Consumer Code, the RECC works to ensure the highest standards of protection for consumers of small-scale renewables. In this way, RECC aims to promote the resilience and reputation of the sector – Registration Number 00061200
The Green Deal is the Government’s flagship initiative to increase the energy efficiency of British properties in both the public and private sector, launched on 28 January 2013. With commercial and domestic properties accounting for just under 50% of greenhouse gas emissions, this initiative will play a significant role in fulfilling the Government’s ambitious commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) are responsible for the Green Deal, although there is also significant overlap with the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) where work falls within the scope of the Building Regulations. Gemserv, in partnership with RECC, are the oversight body responsible for the Green Deal. They will principally monitor compliance with its associated Code of Practice and license the quality mark associated with the scheme.
All MCS businesses have been inspected by an industry experienced MCS assessor for MCS Certification and are members of the government scheme for Renewables or Competent businesses, so there is no need to worry about dubious customer references or rating systems.
All Benchmark MCS members hold the correct qualifications, experience, insurances and are able to self-certify their work – Registration Number NAP/20857/14/2