Further details and clarification have been made by the DECC regarding the Green Deal.
Some of the changes include;
- 15 additional Green Deal measures added
- Confirmation of details on becoming Green Deal Adviser, Green Deal Installer or Green Deal Provider
- First Green Deal plans to be issued in January 2013 following launch in October 2012
- Registration for Approved Green Deal Installers can take place from August 2012 following assessments which are already commencing with the Green Deal Certification bodies.
Secretary of State Ed Davey said "Today I have published the Government’s detailed plans along with legislation that will allow the industry to bring the Green Deal into existence. The Green Deal will play a huge role in improving the energy efficiency of our homes and businesses, with ECO making sure that the most vulnerable homes benefit too".
The additional measures are;
- Duct Insulation
- HVAC Controls
- Hot Water Controls
- Hot Water Showers
- Hot Water systems
- Hot Water taps
- Pipework Insulation
- Roof lights, lamps and luminaires
- Radiant heating
- Sealing improvements
- Solar blinds, shutters and shading devices
- Transpired solar collectors
- Variable speed drives for fans and pumps
- Water Source Heat Pumps
Alongside the Written Ministerial Statement laid in Parliament and secondary legislation announced by the Secretary of State, the Government today published the following documents:
- Final Stage Impact Assessment for the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation
- Government Response to Green Deal/ECO Consultation
- Progress on setting up the Green Deal Framework
- Customer insight research:
- Which measures qualify for Green Deal finance
- How the Green Deal will reflect the in-situ performance of energy efficiency measures
- ECO Carbon Saving Community Obligation: Rural and Low Income Areas
The press notice and documents are available on the DECC website.