Biomass Maintenance Scheme
The government has introduced a requirement for the owners of biomass boilers in receipt of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), to carry out annual preventative maintenance checks.Apply for this scheme
How do I become registered and approved?
Businesses can register to join the scheme by demonstrating competence to maintain the boilers categories and group identified. We will register businesses based on experience and evidence of training.
More specifically routes to access the Approved Biomass Maintenance Scheme are a combination of the following:
- In date or expired HETAS H009 Service and Maintenance Training
- In date or expired H005/DE Training
- Manufacturer Training
- Experienced worker route – Evidence biomass maintenance completed to manufacturer standards
How will it be regulated?
MCS are administering the Standard for the scheme, and HETAS is committed to operate the scheme in accordance to the standard. Any complaints related to the scheme from a member of the public, will be assessed fairly.
HETAS will report scheme data into MCS, Ofgem and BEIS to ensure that we all understand the success of the scheme and where we can make improvements for all users.