Greg Barker Green Deal

The Green Deal conference hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Gas Safety Group the event featured a presentation from Minister for Energy and Climate Change Greg Barker, David Thorne, chief executive of Gemserv, the Green Deal Oversight Body and Ascertiva’s new group chair Ann Robinson.

Mr Barker outlined the opportunities Green Deal would present for householders, installers and industry alongside the important role certification bodies would play in maintaining standards. He also stressed the need for safety to ensure the consumer has confidence in Green Deal, adding: “Safety in the home is a concern. We must educate the wider consumer about these dangers. “The government must ensure that safety is built into the framework and that the industry has the adequate skills to deliver it.”

Operations Manager for Easy Green Deal, Simon Roberts commented on the event. "We are really pleased to be able to take part in such an important debate on the Green Deal and the progress being made. Some very useful points have been raised with the Minister today and further information is now being released on the next phase of the Green Deal. For any prospective Green Deal Installers or Green Deal Advisors who would like some advice, please feel free to give our Green Deal team a call on 0844 414 60 41".