Victoria’s House Heating and Cooling Upgrades (HHCU) program is expanding to include landlords and renters, and is wanting for suppliers to sign up for the program.
The system delivers rebates to swap gasoline, electric and wood heaters with reverse-cycle split techniques in minimal-revenue and susceptible households. It plans to attain 250,000 homes more than the next 3 several years, increasing the thermal ease and comfort of occupants, reducing their electrical power consumption, and helping the condition changeover absent from gasoline.
The program, which commenced before this yr and was in the beginning only open to proprietor/occupiers, is now currently being expanded to landlords and renters. This features rental houses that are unoccupied. And as the range of approvals ramps up, there will be greater desire for suppliers to instal the products.
Appropriately, the govt is trying to find more capable suppliers to join the system through an expression of fascination (EOI).
Permitted suppliers will present an conclusion-to-end service and ensure proper licensing of merchants and installers, consumer protections and get the job done good quality. Company will entail the set up of new split devices in accordance with program needs, the decommissioning of aged programs, and endeavor of switchboard upgrades (if applicable).
Candidates have to fulfil the next requirements to develop into an approved supplier:
Have been operating in the heating and cooling field for at the very least two a long time
Do not have any prior prosecutions registered with Electrical power Safe Victoria or the Victorian Building Authority (or an equal authority in yet another Australian jurisdiction) in the past 12 months
Do not have any prior prosecutions registered with Worksafe Victoria (or an equivalent authority in a further Australian jurisdiction) in the earlier 3 a long time
Have in put occupational wellbeing and security management processes that fulfill relevant legislative specifications
Have in spot an correct inside buyer criticism-handling treatment that is honest, successful and transparent
Are in a position to supply economical statements for the prior two several years to affirm seem financial standing
Are insured to the needed worth as established out by Solar Victoria in the “Approved Supplier EOI documentation”.
The Expression of Curiosity is out there on the Getting for Victoria web-site by coming into the selection T2001-0387 or by clicking right here. Suppliers will require to sign up their business’s profile with Purchasing for Victoria to download the expression of fascination documents.
The expression of fascination will near on Thursday, Oct 21, 2021, 2pm (AEDT) nevertheless, it is envisioned to open up once again for more suppliers later on in the year.