RECC sets out high consumer protection standards for businesses who are selling or leasing renewable energy generation systems to domestic consumers. RECC is approved by Chartered Trading Standards Institute as part of the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme and is also a TrustMark Scheme Operator.
By displaying the logo RECC Members signal they have agreed to abide by the high standards set out in the Consumer Code, following the consumer journey from start to finish, and in the Bye-Laws. Both the Code and the Bye-Laws dovetail with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) installer standards.
RECC members work with a range of renewable technologies from solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, solar water heating systems, ground and air source heat pumps and boilers fuelled by wood chips or pellets. They also work with common 'add-ons' such as battery storage systems, voltage optimisers and i-boost systems.
RECC has agreed to work closely with MCS on a new offer for installers of solar PV, battery storage and wind. From 1 January 2020 these installers will no longer have to pay an upfront RECC Membership Fee. Instead, RECC will benefit from part of the MCS 'per installation' fee which installers pay when they register an installation on the MCS Installation Database. By bringing RECC and MCS membership together in this way, we aim to simplify the renewal process for our members and ensure that consumer protection remains a central element of MCS certification...
Posted: 11 December, 2019
The latest RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below...
Posted: 31 October, 2019