BUS Boiler Upgrade Scheme

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What is BUS (Boiler Upgrade Scheme)

A UK Government scheme introduced in April 2022 applicable to England & Wales, to reduce reliance on fossil fuel bolier for Home Owners, Landlords & Small Businesses application by replacing existing boilers with energy efficient heat pumps.

see 1BEIS- Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy press release (23 May 2021)

Information about Heat Pumps and Refrigerants (a controlled substance)

- What is a Heat Pump


- International Standards, Classifications & Regulations regarding
refrigerants (a controlled substances)

- Qualifications & Regulations in handling and installing
equipment containing refrigerants

- Extra measures when using flammable refrigerants & Solution

- Read more about refrigerants

The BUS (Boiler Upgrade Scheme) Regulations 

24 May 2022  

The Boiler Upgrade Scheme (England and Wales) Regulations 2022


- ofgem (administrators of BUS)

. Guidance for Account Creation

. Guidance for Installers

. Guidance for Property Owners

Help with VATFrom 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2027, there is 0% VAT on the installation of energy-saving materials including heat pumps and biomass boilers.

- MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme)

Installer & Product Registeration



RECC (Renewable Energy Consumer Code)


- Energy Saving Trust ( Guide to Heat Pumps)


1About BEIS (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Stratigy. (click here)


Other info

Heat Pump Supply Chain Research Project Report November 2020

Government Response to Consultation "Clean Heat Grant"

October 2021




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