Useful Links

Here are a selection of links to other sites that you may find helpful:

The REAL Assurance Scheme
The Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd. (REAL) Consumer Code was set up by the Renewable Energy Association. Our aim is to guarantee a high quality experience for consumers wishing to buy or lease small-scale energy generation systems for their homes

The Energy Saving Trust
Make the Energy Saving Trust your first stop for independent and impartial advice about how to save energy and money.

The Department of Energy and Climate Change
DECC is a small department, with a big mission. Our vision is of a thriving, globally competitive, low carbon energy economy. Our key priorities are to: Save energy with the Green Deal and support vulnerable consumers, Deliver secure energy on the way to a low carbon energy future, Drive ambitious action on climate change at home and abroad, Manage our energy legacy responsibly and cost-effectively

Ofgem is the Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets. Protecting consumers is our first priority. We do this by promoting competition, wherever appropriate, and regulating the monopoly companies which run the gas and electricity networks. The interests of gas and electricity consumers are their interests taken as a whole, including their interests in the reduction of greenhouse gases and in the security of the supply of gas and electricity to them.

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (England) Order 2008

Solar Trade Association
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is the leading voice for the solar industry in the UK. We represent both the solar heating and solar power renewable energy sector groups. It was established in 1978 as a not-for-profit association and we now have over 350 companies ranging from large manufacturers, through to distributers, installers, consultancy firms and training bodies. In addition, it has a rapidly growing contingent of overseas members looking to do business in the UK. Through its affiliation with the REA, it is the most influential trade association in these sectors.

Ground Source Heat Pump Association
The GSHPA encourages the growth and development of the ground source heat pump industry in the United Kingdom by: promoting the efficient and sustainable use of ground source heat pumps,,raising awareness of the benefits of ground source heat pumps, developing ground source installation Standards, encouraging high standards of training for the industry, providing a forum for information interchange,  liaising with related organisations to benefit to the ground source industry,  representing the industry in matters of local, national and international interest to members.

HHIC – The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council
The website is designed to provide consumers independent advice for their heating systems. We are committed to improving the quality of customer service given by the heating industry and to ensure that consumers have access to the best information so they make informed decisions.