The Energy Compliance Obligation (ECO) scheme is an energy efficiency programme that was first introduced in 2013. The ECO Scheme replaces two previous programmes: the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) and the Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP).
ECO runs alongside Green Deal putting legal obligations on large energy suppliers to deliver energy efficiency measures to low income or vulnerable users. Andrews Water Heaters is interested in this scheme as it links in with the work we do with larger domestic settings such as housing associations and new housing developments.
There are three areas where energy suppliers aim to assist in the improvement of energy efficiency under ECO:
More information on the ECO Programme can be found on the Ofgem website.