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Publication - Research Finding

Warmer Homes Scotland - first annual review

Published: 3 Nov 2016
Part of:
Housing
ISBN:
9781786525789

Annual review of our Warmer Homes Scotland scheme, looking at delivery from September 2015 to March 2016.

92 page PDF

3.0MB

92 page PDF

3.0MB

Contents
Warmer Homes Scotland - first annual review
Appendix 3: Specification Review

92 page PDF

3.0MB

Appendix 3: Specification Review

Warmer Homes Scotland

MCS 023 Scottish Government Specification Current Regulations (Desktop Review) Amendments Recommendations
Biomass boilers Installer Standards - MIS 3004: Biomass Boilers - Version 4.0 Installer Standards - MIS 3004: Biomass Boilers - Version 4.2 Version 4.1 included a minor update on definitions

Version 4.2 Includes minor corrections to cross referencing
All up to date versions of the current regulations are available from www.microgenerationcertification.org. When selecting the desired measure here the website displays all the relevant regulations and documentation and what version of the document is available and the date of the latest version.
Biomass boilers Product Standards - MCS 008 - Product Ceretification Scheme Requirements - Biomass Version 2.2 Product Standards - MCS 008 - Product Ceretification Scheme Requirements - Biomass Version 2.2 N/A N/A
Ground Source Heat Pumps Installer Standards - MIS 3005: Heat Pump Standard - Version 4.0 Installer Standards - MIS 3005: Heat Pump Standard - Version 4.3 Version 4.1 was the addition of the requirements for VHTHPs, HWHPs and SAHPs.

Version 4.2 included updated definitions and updates to ErP requirements.

Version 4.3 includes minor corrections to cross referencing
Very High Temperature Heat Pumps ( VHTHPS) should be avoided as an installation. The Seasonal Performance Factor ( SPF) shows the efficiency for Solar Assisted Heat Pumps ( SAHPs) and Hot Water Heat Pumps ( HWHPs), these are determined in test results taken as part of the heat pump product certification scheme.

ErP updates related to calculating the Seasonal Performance Factor ( SPF)
Ground Source Heat Pumps Product Standards - MCS 007 - Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps - Version Product Standards - MCS 007 - Product Certification Scheme Requirements - Heat Pumps - Version 5.0 N/A N/A
Micro-hydro systems Installer Standards - MIS 3006: Micro Hydro Standard - Version 2.2a MIS 3006: Micro Hydro Standard - Version 2.2a N/A N/A
Micro-Wind systems Installer Standards - MIS 3003: Micro-Wind Turbines - Version 3.3 Installer Standards - MIS 3003: Micro-Wind Turbines - Version 3.4 Version 3.4 Includes updated definitions Ensure latest version of document is stated on the specification.
Micro-Wind systems Product Standards - MCS 006 - Product Certification Scheme Requirments - Micro Wind Turbines - Version 2.1 Product Standards - MCS 006 - Product Certification Scheme Requirments - Micro Wind Turbines - Version 2.1 N/A N/A
Micro Combined Heat and Power Installer Standards - MIS 3007: Micro Combined heat and power - Version 3.1 Installer Standards - MIS 3007: Micro Combined heat and power - Version 3.2 Version 3.2 updated definitions and clause numbering All up to date versions of the current regulations are available from www.microgenerationcertification.org. When selecting the desired measure here the website displays all the relevant regulations and documentation and what version of the document is available and the date of the latest version.
Micro Combined Heat and Power Product Standards - MCS 014 - Product Certification Scheme Requirments - CHP - Heat Led - Version 1.3 Product Standards - MCS 014 - Product Certification Scheme Requirments - CHP - Heat Led - Version 1.3 N/A N/A
Micro Combined Heat and Power Product Standards - MCS 015 - Product Certification Scheme Requirments - CHP - Electricity Led Product Standards - MCS 015 - Product Certification Scheme Requirments - CHP - Electricity Led - Version 1.2 ~ This document is referenced on the MCS website hwoever it does not form part of the Scottish Government's specification on MCHP. Ensure it is referenced to and included in the specification if electric led MCHP systems are used in the scheme.

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