The Green Deal passed secondary legislation in the House of Commons on Monday, and will go before the House of Lords on 23 July 2012.
The DECC (the Department of Energy and Climate Change) promise a ‘…managed, tested and careful introduction of the Green Deal…’ They intend to start by a period of focussed testing before it is rolled out nationally.
Gemserv, in partnership with REAL (Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd) will operate the Green Deal Oversight and Registration Body responsible for standards and delivery. Advisors, installers and providers will be able to register from early August this year, with no fees payable in the first two years.
The Green Deal Code of Practice are designed to ensure that all Green Deal Participants and Certification Bodies
operate fairly and transparently
deliver good customer service
have adequate levels of training
provide appropriate redress mechanisms for customers.