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.
Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd, the company that administers RECC, was one of a number of influential industry signatories to a letter to Climate Change Minister, Lord Calanan,setting out the reasons why the Green Homes Grants scheme should not be scrapped. Admidst widespread evidence of problems with the way the scheme is being run and, in particular, with the speed at which vouchers are redeemed and installers are paid, Government was rumoured to considering axing the scheme. The arguments put forward to the Minister in the letter include: 1...
Posted: 24 February, 2021
The latest RECC newsletter can now be downloaded and read below...
Posted: 15 February, 2021