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MCS is a mark of quality and demonstrates compliance to industry standards that companies strive to meet. It highlights to consumers that companies are able to consistently install or manufacture to the highest quality every time.

Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013

On 13 June 2014 the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 came into force. These regulations make significant changes to the consumer protection legislation governing businesses that agree contracts with domestic consumers in the home. The regulations will replace the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 and the Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer’s Home or Place of Work (Doorstep Selling) Regulations 2008. They implement the EU Consumer Rights Directive (CRD) adopted in 2011.

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Domestic RHI launched

The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive has launched today and customers can now apply on the OFGEM website.

The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive has launched today and customers can now apply on the OFGEM website. A statement from MCS is available here.

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Permitted Development Rights for Wind Turbines and Air Source Heat Pumps on Domestic Properties: One Year Review

Permitted development rights for wind turbines and air source heat pumps on domestic properties were introduced in December 2011. They include a requirement to comply with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme Planning Standards which specifies a noise limit of 42 decibels. The Government response to the consultation made a commitment to review the appropriateness of this noise limit after one year. In Spring 2013 the Department completed this review.

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21st March – MCS Installer Database Issues Resolved

We would like to sincerely apologise for the technical issues experienced by users of the MCS Installer Database today. These errors have now been resolved. To ensure your browser is now picking up the updated database, please ensure your have cleared your cache/cookies when you open the database. This can be done using CTRL + F5 or by following the instructions below.

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