The answers to questions that are asked often about the Energy Savings Scheme
What is the Energy Savings Scheme? What is the ESS Rule? Can the ESS Rule be changed? When does the ESS finish? More scheme-specific questions.
What is an energy savings certificate? What is an energy savings certificate worth? What is the market for certificates? How are certificates registered? More questions about energy savings certificates
What is the application process? How long does it take? What are the costs of applying? More questions about accreditation
What does original Energy Saver mean? What does nominated Energy Saver mean? What agreement needs to be made? More questions about energy savers
What is the Project Impact Assessment Method? What is the Metered Baseline Method? What is the Deemed Energy Savings Method? More questions about calculation methods
What is an emerging lighting technology? How is emerging lighting technology approved? How can I get my product tested and certified? More questions about technologies
Why are audits required? When will I be audited? What are the costs of being audited?
How can I get money for the destruction of my old refrigerator or freezer? How can I get money for the purchase of an energy efficient white good? More questions about residential activities
Can I use the Commercial Lighting Calculation Method to create ESCs from upgrades that were previously undertaken by another party but no ESCs were created? More questions about Commercial Lighting
What is an ‘aggregator’ and how do I find one? Why do showerhead and lighting installers take away the old equipment? More questions