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Green Homes Grants Scheme Update

Green Homes Grants Scheme Update

Filed Under: Industry News

Some details of the Green Homes Grants scheme are still being defined by the government. In the meantime, here is the latest update following a recent briefing. Accredited suppliers Quality assurance is at the heart of the Green Homes Grants scheme and the government has now clarified that tradespeople who want to install under the scheme must be TrustMark accredited, and also, MCS certified for…
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The Green Homes Grant and “Buy to Let” Landlords

The Green Homes Grant and “Buy to Let” Landlords

With the announcement of the impending Green Homes Grant in September, many homeowners and installers are gearing up ready for installations. However, it’s not only homeowners that should be assessing the energy efficiency of their properties but Buy to Let landlords are included and should be planning now to see if their properties need to be improved too. With only just over one month until t…

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Over 50% Of Homeowners Want to Apply for the Green Homes Grant

Over 50% Of Homeowners Want to Apply for the Green Homes Grant

Latest research suggests that more than half of homeowners in the UK are planning to apply for the Green Homes Grant, the government’s latest scheme. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the grant in July’s budget as a part of the government’s plans to get the economy moving again. The grant will allow homeowners and landlords to apply for vouchers from a £2 billion scheme to make their homes m…

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Glazing and the Green Homes Grant Scheme

Glazing and the Green Homes Grant Scheme

Although information regarding the Green Homes Grant Scheme is currently limited, what we do know is that glazing is included in some form within the scheme. However, thus far this has only been confirmed by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and has not yet been officially announced. The advice on the Certass TA forum on Facebook has recently been updated. Jon Vans…

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BREXIT – What does it mean for installers?

BREXIT – What does it mean for installers?

After three and a half years of political debate, we have now officially left the European Union. Over that time there’s been huge speculation of what might happen, particularly around the economy and what it means for consumer protection. With many pieces of consumer protection legislation coming from the European Union you might be thinking that BREXIT would have a massive impact on consumer p…

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