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Redland will present its ranges of solar PV systems at this yearís Ecobuild event in London, demonstrating the companyís commitment to the renewable energy sector.
With the ever-increasing need for new homes to be energy efficient, micro generation still represents an excellent mechanism for housebuilders, specifiers and installers looking to comply with regulations and solar PV remains the technology of choice.
Redland has more than 90 years experience manufacturing pitched roofing materi... [more]
The Redland tiled dwellings are part of a large-scale development programme that consists of 331 houses across 33 sites within East Riding. East Riding Council has specified Redlandís roof integrated Mini Stonewold Solar-PV tile for 100 houses as part of a social housing project in East Riding, Hull.
Redlandís Mini Stonewold Solar PV tiles were fully integrated into the roofs, ensuring optimum weather tightness and a sleek finish whilst aiding mandatory compliance with level 4 of the CFSH.
A new MCS accreditation training programme is available to contractors across the UK with Electric Center and Ubbink. Customers can take part in the two-day course at a training centre in their local area, which utilises photovoltaic systems provided by Ubbink.
The MCS registration fee and application is also included in the programme and the full cost of the course is then reimbursed by Electric Center and Ubbink, once successful MCS accreditation is achieved and 10KW of Ubbink photovoltaic... [more]
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is an independent scheme that certifies microgeneration products and installers in accordance with consistent standards. It is designed to evaluate microgeneration products and installers against robust criteria, providing greater protection for consumers.
FE Peacock Construction Ltd, part of the Larkfleet Group, has enhanced its ability to produce low carbon buildings by becoming an MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) accredited installer... [more]
The National Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MSC) is an independent scheme that certifies both microgeneration products and installers, evaluating them against robust criteria that is designed to provide greater protection for consumers and drive high standards across the industry. Companies that do not have the quality MSC accreditation are not able to offer their customers access to the Clean Energy Cashback feed-in-tariff that rewards householders for generating their own energy.
A recent investigation by Which? revealed an extraordinary 8 out of 10 new companies coming to the green tech market supplying solar panels were making claims which could not be substantiated. Sabien Technology has warned of the potentially unscrupulous commercial tactics being employed by start up firms attempting to secure a slice of the UKís burgeoning low carbon economy market.
Sabien reports that a raft of recent and ongoing government legislation in the carbon emissions reduction arena ... [more]