The Green Deal is the UK Government's flagship policy on energy efficiency within buildings...
The UK needs to become more energy efficient in order to reduce emissions affecting the climate change. The Green Deal
policy, under the Energy Act 2011, aims to retrofit 14 million homes and businesses by 2020. This equates to a reduction of CO2 emissions in housing by 29% and 13% in workplaces.
The Green Deal
will allow householders and businesses to make energy efficiency improvements to their properties at no upfront cost. The Green Deal
will revolutionise the energy efficiency of the UK’s existing dwellings and will create approximately 65,000 new jobs in disciplines where training will be required. This represents the largest opportunity for installers since the Second World War.
No upfront costs to your customers... meaning more work for you
The Green Deal
will encourage business and home owners to employ more green technologies in their properties. The idea is simple; install new green technology into your property with no up front costs. You will pay back the costs through your energy bill over a period of time. This is unlike a conventional loan because if you move out of the property, the bill stays with the property where the savings are occurring and not with the bill payer.
When was the Green Deal Launched?
The Green Deal was officially 'soft launched' in October 2012, with the introduction of a Government advertising campaign having commenced in February 2013. Since June 2012, installers and assessors have already acted as 'early adoptors' to The Green Deal and have taken the necessary training already.
1,800 Green Deal Assessments carried out in the first month
PPL's Training Course Opportunities
PPL Training currently run a range of Green Deal
Training courses aimed to individuals looking to offer Green Deal advice within a domestic dwelling or commercial property in assessing the properties suitability for a Green Deal solution.
These include:- Green Deal Domestic Assessor / Advisor for Existing Domestic Energy Assessors (4 days)Green Deal Domestic Assessor / Advisor New Entrant (10 days)Green Deal Non-Domestic Assessor/Advisor (6 days)Green Deal Made Simple (PAS2030) (1 day)Green Deal Remote Advice (Call Centres) (1 days)PPL Training's Lead Contractor Guide
Please click on the guide below to view as a PDF document.
Energy efficiency measures covered in The Green Deal
include:- condensing boilers, natural gas-fired and liquefied petroleum gas-fired (domestic and non-domestic), condensing boilers, oil-fired (domestic and non-domestic), Heating controls, Under-floor heating, Flue-gas recovery devices, Gas-fired warm-air heating systems (domestic and non-domestic), Electric storage heaters (domestic and non-domestic), cavity wall insulation,loft insulation, pitched roof insulation, Flat roof insulation, internal wall insulation, external wall insulation, hybrid wall insulation, draught proofing, floor insulation, heating system insulation (pipes and cylinders), energy efficient glazing and doors, lighting fittings, lighting controls (non-domestic), ground and air source heat pumps, solar thermal, solar PV, biomass boilers, Micro-combined heat and power (CHP), Micro- and small-scale wind turbine systems.
If you would like more Green Deal
information please follow the links in the Green Deal Resources box or visit How do I become a Green Deal Installer?