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A Draft Green Deal Code of Practice (Version 4) was laid before Parliament today, 2 April 2014. The draft Code of Practice is due to come into force on 19th June 2014, subject to parliamentary approval.

If approved, it will substitute and revoke the Green Deal Code of Practice (version 3) issued on 31st July 2013. From the date the new Code of Practice comes into force, all Green Deal Participants and Certification Bodies must comply with the new version of the Code.

The draft Code of Practice is available on the GD ORB website at http://gdorb.decc.gov.uk/code-of-practice.

Also, from the date the new Code of Practice comes into force, Green Deal Assessors, Installers and Certification Bodies must be certified/ accredited against and comply with the new versions of the Assessor Specification/ Assessor Certification Body Specification and PAS 2030.

The revised Green Deal Assessor Specification for Organisations Providing the Green Deal Advice Service (005/2014) and the Specification for Certification Bodies Certifying the Green Deal Advice Service (205/2014) were published on 1st April 2014. The Specifications are available for download from the GD ORB website via the following link: http://gdorb.decc.gov.uk/assessors/assessor-specifications.

To become a Green Deal Installer, and offer ECO or access to Green Deal Finance speak to Easy Green Deal on Freephone 0800 612 43 42 or email enquiries@easy-greendeal.com or apply online if you are already registered with Easy Green Deal, then contact your mentor with any queries.

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