GDAR frequently asked questions
Who can have a Green Deal Assessment (GDAR) conducted?GDAR’s are available to private homeowners, tenants, private landlords and
Social housing providers.
If you are a landlord you must obtain written permission from your tenant for this assessment to be carried out and also for the tenant to be willing to share information about their energy use at the property.
How long will Green Deal Advisors spend on site per assessment?
Green Deal Assessors will spend approximately two hours on site completing a Green Deal Assessment. This time will be spent completing the EPC and occupancy assessment, and reviewing the GDAR with the occupants.
How long is a GDAR valid for?A GDAR is valid for 10 years, or until you make changes or energy saving improvements to your home.
Do I need to be involved in the Green Deal Assessment?
You may be asked:
• The number of people living in your home
• The type of heating and appliances you use
• How often you use your heating
• What energy-saving measures are already installed
Why have a Green Deal Assessment?It allows you to improve your home with a variety of energy efficiency measures and take advantage of funding such as:
• Green Deal Cashback and Green Deal Finance
• Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)
• Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP)