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Behind the Scenes at GDHIF

Since the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund closed we’ve been busy behind the scenes. This blog provides an update of our activity. Payments to GDHIF applicants GDHIF has been extremely popular with over 21, 000 applications to the scheme when it closed in July. Some payments are taking a little longer than we would like […]

Tackling leaky rented homes and business energy costs

In late July we announced plans to change regulations in the private rented sector by imposing minimum energy efficiency standards. In this blog, we explain why and how these changes can help consumers to take control of their energy bills and to have warmer, more energy efficient properties. But it’s not set in concrete yet […]

The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund – upfront cash to help you save more on your energy bills

From today, people wanting to make energy saving home improvements can get up to £7600 from the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund to help with the cost of the work. This is an excellent opportunity that will make it substantially cheaper to have a warm, more comfortable home that will cost less to heat. The […]

Changes to the Green Deal Cashback Scheme

DECC recently announced several changes to the existing Green Deal Cashback Scheme (operating in England and Wales) which rewards consumers for taking action to improve the energy efficiency of their homes through the Green Deal. These changes were the result of feedback we’ve had from industry and consumers on how the scheme could be made […]

Installing a heat meter in the domestic RHI – say “Ahhh”

It’s not long to go now until the Domestic RHI launches and lots of installers have already started swatting up on the scheme requirements and changes to MCS that come into effect on the 16th March.  These include guidance on metering for the domestic RHI, which is well worth being familiar with. DECC have also […]

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