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.

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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.

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Green Deal home improvement fund

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: 

• ECO
• Green Deal Cashback and Green Deal Finance
• Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)
• Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP)

you can still switch energy suppliers
simply warmth

simply warmth

Your boiler accounts for up to 70% of what you spend on energy every year. This means replacing your old, inefficient boiler for a modern ‘A’ rated boiler can save up to £490 per year on running costs!

simply insulate

simply insulate

Around a third of all heat lost in a solid wall or non-traditional property is lost through the walls. In such properties cavity wall insulation is not possible so externally insulating is often the best option.

simply renewables

simply renewables

There has never been a better time for homeowners to invest in renewable energy and in particular Solar PV. Not only do homeowners benefit from free, self-generated electricity but any surplus is sold back to the National grid and you get paid for it via the Feed-in Tariff.

Simply survey

simply survey

RES offer impartial energy advice using out experienced and knowledgeable survey and assessment team, all of whom have a wealth of industry experience including external wall insulation, cavity and loft insulation and renewable technologies.

Simply Fix

simply fix

Gone are the days of costly and time consuming timber pattress fittings, an element of the install which can cause time delays and potential install problems. With Simply Fix you can “simply fix” our fittings directly into existing insulation.