Legislation and Grants
Legislation around building regulations, energy efficiency and carbon reduction could have an impact on your home. Our range of guides are here to help explain key legislation and provide advice on how this could affect you.
- What is ErP? - ErP (Energy-related Products) Directive was launched in 2015 and is designed to help achieve reduction in energy targets.
- What is the Decent Homes Initiative? - The Decent Homes Initiative was set up by the Government to ensure that all homes meet minimum standards.
The UK Government has introduced a number of funding schemes to encourage the uptake of renewable and low carbon technologies.
- ECO (Energy Company Obligation) - the energy suppliers' obligation to provide insulation and heating packages to low income and vulnerable households and insulation measures to low income communities
- Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) - the domestic RHI is a Government funded financial incentive for households to switch to renewable heating systems.