Generate Your Own Heat
Are you a homeowner interested in generating your own heat? Learn more about the government’s new Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) payment system. As of November 2011, the RHI has replaced the Low Carbon Building Programme for owners of non domestic buildings.
For Building Owners
Learn more about the government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) system for non-domestic building owners interested in generating their own heat from renewable energy sources.
LowCarbonBuildings.org.uk provides detailed, actionable information about the grants and cash payments available to building owners that install renewable heat generation equipment in their buildings.
The RHI will be extended to homeowners interested in installing renewable energy technology in their buildings from Spring 2014. LowCarbonBuildings.org.uk provides detailed information on the government's previous Low Carbon Buildings Programme for homeowners.
View detailed information for installers and manufacturers of microgeneration technologies. Access up-to-date resources concerning the process of installing renewable energy technology that reduces household and commercial carbon emissions.
Under the Renewable Heat Incentive, building owners that generate renewable heat can claim up to 10p per kilowatt hour for hot water and heat generated on site. View information about the payments available for compliant building owners and learn how you can assist clients in installing renewable energy sources.
LowCarbonBuildings.org.uk provides detailed, up-to-date information for installers of renewable energy technology. Learn more about how your clients can apply for grants and other payments under the government's Renewable Heat Incentive.
Case Studies & Statistics
View case studies related to the government's new Renewable Heat Incentive, as well as the previous Low Carbon Buildings Programme. Find out more about the streams that made up the Low Carbon Buildings Programme and the new Renewable Heat Incentive.
Learn more about the Department of Energy and Climate Change's Low Carbon Buildings Programme Phase 1, and how it replced the previous DTI Clear Skies and DTI Major PV Demonstration programmes.
Discover the major aims of the Renewable Heat Incentive and the Low Carbon Buildings Programme, such as the goal of supporting a more holistic, direct approach to lowering carbon output from buildings and increasing energy efficient microgeneration.