NICEIC leading Green Deal certification

08/05/2013

More than 380 companies have now signed up for Green Deal installer status with NICEIC, making it the leading certification body for Green Deal.

Green Deal will provide an incentive for householders and businesses to install energy efficient measures by off – setting the cost through savings in energy bills. It is designed to make energy efficiency easy and affordable with aims to reach up to 14 million properties by 2020.

“Green Deal is an exciting new area for contractors of all trades,” said Nick Wright, Green Deal project manager at NICEIC. “The nature of contracting is changing, with businesses becoming more multidiscipline and looking to offer a complete solution for their customers. NICEIC is strategically positioned to be able to provide this.”

“The government is committed to ensuring that all work undertaken via Green Deal is carried out by registered firms and with interest in the initiative now ramping up we are seeing more and more firms look to get involved. "

Green Deal installers are responsible for installing the measures that contribute to saving energy around the home. Those with the skills to install these will be in great demand. NICEIC’s scope for certification means it can provide the appropriate certification for the majority of these measures Any business wishing to undertake work under the Green Deal as an installer must have certification against the Green Deal Installer Standard - PAS 2030: Improving the energy efficiency of existing buildings – Specification for installation procedures, process management and service provision.

For organisations that are familiar with the requirements of the Microgeneration Certificate Scheme (MCS), this should be familiar territory. For more information about Green Deal email greendeal@niceic.com

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