MCS Technical Working Groups develop the MCS standards, which are predominantly based on international and European standards already in existence.
MCS periodically issues consultations. This usually takes place when developing or updating the MCS scheme documents. A summary of previous consultations is listed below. Please click on the relevant link in the table to view a summary of the responses.
|Date||Description of Consultation||Summary of responses|
|October 2013||16 MCS standards went out for public consultation. The changes centered on improving the robustness of the Scheme in preparation for the launch of the domestic RHI in Spring 2014.||Please click here|
|April/May 2014||MIS 3005 and MCS 007 (heat pump standards) went out for consultation following proposed changes regarding the following three technology types were: Hot Water Heat Pumps, Very High Temperature Heat Pumps and Solar Assisted Heat Pumps.||Responses to follow|
|April/May 2014||MCS 001 went out for consultation following proposed changes to Appendix A, Clause 8 (contracts and customer requirements).||Responses to follow|
|Feb 2015||MIS 3005, MCS 007, MCS 021 and MCS SCOP Calculator (heat pump standards) went out for consultation after intergrating ErP requirements.||Responses to follow|
|October 2015||Scheme Threshold Consultation||Responses to follow|
|November 2015||MCS 008 Biomass Cookers Annex||Responses to follow|
|November 2015||CB Requirements Document||Responses to follow|
|March 2016||Defined Scope Criteria||Responses to follow|
|August 2016||MCS published a six week consultation on extending the scope of MCS 014, MCS 015, MIS 3007 and MIS 3007-2 as well as the Micro-Cogeneration Add-On Calculator and Micro-Cogeneration Add-On-Test Package: Test methodology based on PAS 67:2013.Supporting Note||Responses to follow|
|June 2017||MCS published a one month consultation on a number of changes to MCS 012||Responses to follow|
|November 2018||MCS published a one month consultation of MCS 010 with proposed changes to provide clarity on the responsibilities of the MCS Product Certificate Holder or applicant, and to clarify the Factory Production Control (FPC) system requirements.||Responses to follow|