Green Deal

What is the Green Deal?

Green Deal is an innovative financing mechanism, which allows consumers to pay for energy efficiency measures with repayment instalments through bills. Under this energy efficiency programme, households can make their homes more energy efficient by installing any of the approved measures at no upfront cost. You will be able to have a range of quality-assured measures installed by qualified professionals. The main benefit of the deal is it’s the “Golden Rule” which means you will not pay more money than you can save.

Green Deal was launched in January 2013. It replaces policies such as the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) and the Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP).

For more information please Call the Energy Saving Advice Service (England, Scotland and Wales) on 0300 123 1234 or visit www.gov.uk/greendeal

How does the Green Deal work?

7 steps of the Green Deal:

  1. Request an assessment
  2. Assessment
  3. Report and recommandations
  4. Request a quote
  5. Green Deal plan
  6. Financing
  7. Installation

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Measures covered by the Green Deal and Potential savings?

There are 45 measures or areas of home improvement approved to receive funding under the Green Deal, covering:

  1. Heating and hot water
  2. Glazing
  3. Microgeneration
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Green Deal Cashback Scheme and Cashback level

The Green Deal Cashback Scheme is a first-come, first-served offer where householders in England and Wales can claim Cashback from Government on energy saving improvements like insulation, front doors, windows and boilers. Packages could be worth over £1000 – the more you do, the more you get. Click here to read more

Green Deal FAQs
  1. What is a Green Deal Provider?
  2. What consumer protections are being put in place?
  3. What happens if I want to switch supplier?
  4. What happens if I move house?

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