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MCS Standards

MCS Technical Working Groups
develop the MCS standards, which
are predominantly based on
international and European
standards already in existence.

Archived Product Standards

For reference, products standards which have been withdrawn are shown below.

Technology Specific Scheme Requirements

Solar Thermal Systems

MCS 004 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Solar Collectors

2.0

15.07.2008

MCS 004 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Solar Collectors

2.1

01.12.2008

MCS 004 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Solar Collectors

2.3

25.02.2009

MCS 004 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Solar Collectors 3.0 01.10.2013
MCS 004 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Solar Collectors 3.1 16.12.2013
MCS 004 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Solar Collectors 3.2 01.05.2015
Solar PV Systems
MCS 005 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Photovoltaic Panels

2.0

15.07.2008

MCS 005 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Photovoltaic Panels

2.1

01.12.2008

MCS 005 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Photovoltaic Panels 2.4 18.09.2015

Small and Micro Wind Turbines

MCS 006 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Small and Micro Wind Turbines

1.2

25.02.2008

MCS 006 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Small and Micro Wind Turbines

1.3

01.12.2008

MCS 006 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Small and Micro Wind Turbines 1.4 10.01.2009 
MCS 006 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Small and Micro Wind Turbines 1.5  10.07.2009 
MCS 006 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Small and Micro Wind Turbines 2.0 01.10.2013

Heat Pump Systems

MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps

1.2

25.02.2008

MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps

1.3

01.12.2008

MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps

1.5

10.01.2009

MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps 1.6 16.10.2009
MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps 2.0 15.12.2009
MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps 2.1 26.10.2011
MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps 2.2 22.07.2013
MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps 2.3  31.07.2013
MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps 2.4 16.12.2013
MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps 3.0 21.11.2014
MCS 007  Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps 4.0  01.05.2015
MCS 007 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps 4.1 06.05.2015 

Biomass Systems 

MCS 008 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Biomass

1.0

25.04.2008

MCS 008 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Biomass

1.1

01.12.2008

MCS 008 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Biomass

1.2

10.01.2009

MCS 008 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Biomass 1.3 25.02.2009
MCS 008 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Biomass 2.1 20.09.2013
MCS 008 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Biomass 2.2 16.12.2013

Roof Mounting Kits 

MCS 012

Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Pitched Roof Installation Kits

1.0

15.04.2011

MCS 012

Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Pitched Roof Installation Kits

1.1

21.06.2013

MCS 012 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Pitched Roof Installation Kits 1.2 16.12.2013
MCS 012 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Pitched Roof Installation Kits 2.0 02.11.2015

Combined Heat and Power Systems (CHP)

MCS 014

Product Certification Scheme Requirements - CHP - Heat Led

1.0

10.07.2009

MCS 014 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - CHP - Heat Led

1.1

07.02.2011

MCS 014 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - CHP - Heat Led 1.2 18.05.2012

MCS 015

Product Certification Scheme Requirements - CHP - Electricity Led

1.0

16.11.2010

MCS 015

Product Certification Scheme Requirements - CHP - Electricity Led 1.1  18.05.2012

Bespoke Building Integrated Photovoltaic Products (BBIPV)

MCS 017 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Bespoke Building Integrated Photovoltaic Products (BBIPV) 1.0 01.08.2011
MCS 017 Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Bespoke Building Integrated Photovoltaic Products (BBIPV) 1.1 11.03.2015

 Combined Heat and Power Systems (CHP)

 MCS 016

Product Certification Scheme Reqirements - Micro-Hydro

NOTE: Micro-Hydro certification was withdrawn on 16th Feburary 2015. Anyone wishing to offer or apply for micro-certification certification should contact MCS. Any decision to re-instate hydro certification would be subject to the availability of certification bodies and sufficient levels of interest from installers and manufacturers.

 1.0

 19.01.2011

 MCS 018

Product Certification Scheme Reqirements - Micro-Hydro (As New)

NOTE: Micro-Hydro certification was withdrawn on 16th Feburary 2015. Anyone wishing to offer or apply for micro-certification certification should contact MCS. Any decision to re-instate hydro certification would be subject to the availability of certification bodies and sufficient levels of interest from installers and manufacturers.

 1.0

 27.10.2010

 

Supporting Documents

Technology Specific Scheme Requirements

Solar Thermal Systems

  N/A

 

 

Solar PV Systems
  Photovoltaics in Buildings: Guide to installation of PV Systems

2nd Edition

2006

Small and Micro Wind Turbines

  RenewableUK Small Wind Turbine Standard   01.10.2013

Heat Pump Systems

  N/A    

Biomass Systems 

  N/A    

Roof Mounting Kits 

 

MCS 012 Important Information

1.2

16.12.2013

Combined Heat and Power Systems (CHP)

 

N/A

 

 

Installer Standards

MCS standards
for installation
companies

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Product Standards

MCS standards
for product
manufacturers

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MCS Equivalence

The CEN Solar Keymark
certified solar thermal
products

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