In addition, the consultation response also requires companies installing
energy efficiency measures to have the
TrustMark accreditation, as
well as the updated 2019 PAS standards, to improve consumer protection in the
The new TrustMark scheme has been developed to help reassure
households having work done that the companies have met the appropriate
standards for installing insulation and new central heating systems in their
Business, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Kwasi Kwarteng
“This new scheme will guarantee
households the peace of mind that workers installing energy efficiency measures
in their homes are trusted tradespeople.”
The Government will lay amending regulations in Parliament
which are expected to come into force on 1st January 2020.
Ofgem will issue guidance on the new legislation ahead of
the regulations coming into force.