How to Register and work under the HES (Home Energy Savings Scheme)
To successfully register to complete works under this Scheme, the Contractor must meet the general requirements as shown below. The Contractor must also satisfy the specific competency requirements set out under the Competency, Product and Installation standards for each of the measures defined.
Demonstrated failure to satisfactorily comply with the terms and intent of this document may result in the immediate removal of a Contractor from the Registered Contractor list and any of the Contractors nominated personnel where they exist.
Each Contractor must:
Fully comply with the requirements of the Contractor Registration process/form set out separately
Hold a valid Tax Clearance Certificate
Have Public, Products and Employers Liability insurance cover which meets or exceeds the requirements specified by SEI.
Be able to carry out the works in line with the guidelines set out by SEI or it’s Agents
Submit to performance audits of their works and review of same with homeowners by SEI or their Agents
Has in place with their customers a contract which meets or exceeds the terms set out in SEI’s model contract for the Scheme.
The Contractor must provide a competent workforce to carry out the works. This includes all relevant training and certification as appropriate to each element of works being carried out. All nominated personnel must have relevant professional training or product specific manufacturer training if required to carry out the works as appropriate. Relevant training records and certificates must be maintained by the Contractor and may be subject to inspection by SEI and/or its agents.
The specific competency standards relating to each of the measures supported by the Scheme are detailed further in this document.
Contractors who wish to be registered on the Home Energy Savings scheme must have regular access to e-mail facilities and must have IT software that is compatible with Microsoft Office software in order to ensure the effective and efficient administration of the Scheme.