It is important to ensure your company has adequate ﬁnancial resources, a sound business model and proper procedures in place before applying to become an Accredited Certiﬁcate Provider (ACP). There are signiﬁcant information requirements and administrative costs to consider before your company begins the application process.
Consider whether you would like to become an Accredited Certificate Provider, or whether working with an existing Accredited Certificate Provider may be more suitable (for example if your activity is a small or one-off project). More information about working with ACPs is available in Householders and Businesses.
Before applying to become an Accredited Certificate Provider you should:
Your application must relate to a specific energy savings project (Recognised Energy Savings Activity).
You will not be able to create energy savings certificates from activities you perform before you are accredited for those activities. Refer to Excluded activities.
Your application must be complete in every respect and satisfactorily address all the requirements outlined in the relevant application documents.