Installers & Manufacturers

In this area of the website you can find information on the scheme benefits, the certification process for installers and manufacturers and Certification Body details.

Archived Installer Standards

For reference, installer standards and supporting documentation which have been withdrawn are shown below.

Technology Specific Scheme Requirements
Solar Thermal Systems
MIS 3001 Solar Heating Standard 1.2 25.02.2008
MIS 3001 Solar Heating Standard  1.3 01.12.2008
MIS 3001 Solar Heating Standard  1.4 10.01.2009
MIS 3001 Solar Heating Standard  1.5 25.02.2009
MIS 3001 Solar Heating Standard 1.6 29.10.2009
MIS 3001 Solar Heating Standard 1.7 28.01.2010
MIS 3001 Solar Heating Standard 2.0 26.08.2010
MIS 3001 Solar Heating Standard 3.0 01.10.2013
MIS 3001 Solar Heating Standard 4.0 16.12.2013
MIS 3001 Solar Heating Standard 4.1 21.11.2014
Solar PV Systems
MIS 3002 Solar PV Standard 1.2 25.02.2008
MIS 3002 Solar PV Standard 1.3 01.12.2008
MIS 3002 Solar PV Standard 1.4 10.01.2009
MIS 3002 Solar PV Standard 1.5 25.02.2009
MIS 3002 Solar PV Standard 1.6 28.01.2010
MIS 3002 Solar PV Standard 2.0 26.08.2010
MIS 3002 Solar PV Standard 3.0 07.02.2013
MIS 3002 Solar PV Standard 3.1 22.02.2013
MIS 3002 Solar PV Standard 3.2 16.12.2013
Small and Micro Wind Turbines
MIS 3003 Small and Micro Wind Systems 1.2 25.02.2008
MIS 3003 Small and Micro Wind Systems 1.3 01.12.2008
MIS 3003 Small and Micro Wind Systems 1.4 10.01.2009
MIS 3003 Small and Micro Wind Systems 1.5 25.02.2009
MIS 3003 Small and Micro Wind Systems 1.6 28.01.2010
MIS 3003 Small and Micro Wind Systems 2.0 26.08.2010
MIS 3003 Small and Micro Wind Systems 3.2 17.04.2013
MIS 3003 Small and Micro Wind Systems 3.3 16.12.2013
Biomass Systems
MIS 3004 Biomass Systems 1.0 16.07.2008
MIS 3004 Biomass Systems 1.1 01.12.2008
MIS 3004 Biomass Systems 1.2 10.01.2009
MIS 3004 Biomass Systems 1.3 25.02.2009
MIS 3004 Biomass Systems 1.4 28.01.2010
MIS 3004 Biomass Systems  2.0 26.08.2010
MIS 3004 Biomass Systems 2.1a 20.02.2012
MIS 3004 Biomass Systems 3.0 01.08.2012
MIS 3004 Biomass Systems 4.0 16.12.2013
MIS 3004 Biomass Systems 4.1 01.05.2015
Heat Pump Systems 
MIS 3005 Heat Pump Standard 1.2 25.02.2008
MIS 3005 Heat Pump Standard 1.4 10.01.2009
MIS 3005 Heat Pump Standard 1.5 25.02.2009
MIS 3005 Heat Pump Standard 1.6 28.01.2010
MIS 3005 Heat Pump Standard 2.0 26.08.2010
MIS 3005 Heat Pump Standard 3.0 05.09.2011
MIS 3005 Heat Pump Standard 3.2 22.07.2013
MIS 3005 Heat Pump Standard 4.0 16.12.2013
MIS 3005 Heat Pump Standard 4.1 24.11.2014
MIS 3005 Heat Pump Standard 4.2 01.05.2015
MCS 031 MCS Heat Pump System Performance Estimate template 1.0 19/09/2017
Micro-Hydro Systems 
MIS 3006 Micro-Hydro Standard 1.0 09.09.2010
MIS 3006 Micro-Hydro Standard 1.1 16.09.2010
MIS 3006 Micro-Hydro Standard 2.0 20.09.2010
MIS 3006 Micro-Hydro Standard

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.

 2.1 28.10.2010
Combined Heat and Power Systems (CHP)
MIS 3007 CHP (Heat lead) 3.0 18.05.2012
MIS 3007 CHP (Heat lead) 3.1 16.12.2013
MIS 3007 – 2 CHP (Electricity led) 2.0 25.05.2012

 

A list of archived guidance materials is shown below. This includes a series of presentations from training roadshows organised in 2011 and old heat loss calculators.

Document Download here
DECC Roadshow Presentations
MIS 3005 Presentation 1 Introduction and Scope
MIS 3005 Presentation 2 Motivation and Common Issues
MIS 3005 Presentation 3 BS EN 12831 and Sizing
MIS 3005 Presentation 4 MIS 3005 v3 Presentation 4 – Tables and Spreadsheet Outputs
MIS 3005 Presentation 5 Hot Water and Controls
MIS 3005 Presentation 6 Heat Emitter Guide
MIS 3005 Presentation 7 Discussion on Heat Loss Calculators
MIS 3005 Presentation 8 Info on Ground Collectors
MIS 3005 Presentation 9 Table 3 and Look-up Tables
MIS 3005 Presentation 10 Reynold’s No, 2.5 percent, Purging and Testing
MIS 3005 Presentation 11 Documentation and Summary
MIS 3005 Spreadsheet 1 Spreadsheet 1
MIS 3005 Spreadsheet 2 Spreadsheet 2
MIS 3005 Spreadsheet 3 Spreadsheet 3
MIS 3005 Spreadsheet 4 Spreadsheet 4
MIS 3005 Spreadsheet 5 Spreadsheet 5
MIS 3005 Spreadsheet 6 Spreadsheet 6
MIS 3005 Spreadsheet 7 Spreadsheet 7
MIS 3005 Section 4.3 System Performance
Links to withdrawn calculators and support materials
DECC Roadshow FAQs Download here
DHDG sizing spreadsheet @ 19&21 v1.1 start Download here
DHDG sizing spreadsheet @ 19&21 v1.1 finish Download here
Guidance on designing a heat pump system to MIS3005 v3.1a issue 1.0 FINAL Download here
MIS 3005 a practical example Download here
New Build house using BS EN 12831 simplified method v 1 2 Download here

 

Supplementary spreadsheets and documents
General design
MCS Calculator MCS heat loss calculator 1.0 03/11/2015
Heat Emitter Design
Supplementary Information 2 – Heat Emitter Guide
Supplementary Information 2 – Heat Emitter Guide (Print friendly)

MCS Change Process Document
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Currently there are no MCS Change Process documents available in archive.