Clare Campbell, renewables product marketing manager at Dimplex, considers what it takes for an installer to join the renewables revolution.
MCS accreditation is designed to improve the quality of renewable energy installations and to protect consumers who are investing in the technologies. It guarantees that any installation carried out by an accredited installer meets the approved standards and those installations which are not certified are unable to claim RHI payments.
For installers, it is the first step to grabbing a slice of the renewable pie. Generating income for the renewable energy generated is an appealing proposition for homeowners toying with the idea of renewable technologies and becoming an MCS accredited installer is the only way of tapping into this rapidly growing market sector.
So how can your company become MCS accredited and what level of commitment is really expected of you? Here is my run down of what it really takes: