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Heat pump installations can also be subcontracted through an MCS Umbrella Scheme. MCS Standard (MCS001-1) must be followed, and requires:

  • A formal written contract between the MCS installer and the subcontractor. The MCS contractor ensures the subcontractor has the necessary capacity and competency for their scope of work.
  • The subcontractor possesses the appropriate insurances for their scope of work (eg public liability insurance, professional indemnity insurance).
  • The MCS contractor assumes responsibility at handover for the installation.

Find out more about the MCS umbrella schemes