Access MCS with alto energy

Why MCS?

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (“MCS”) is the UK heat pump industry quality standard, and provides the pathway to access Government funding such as the renewable heat incentive, as well as a pathway to Building Control approval. For sole traders, or businesses for whom heat pump installations represents a small proportion of their usual business, obtaining MCS certification represents a significant investment in time and responsibility.

Micro-generation Certification Scheme (MCS)

The Alto Energy Service

Whilst being the sole distributor for IVT, Alto Energy and has also obtained MCS accreditation in order to provide genuine added value for our clients. Under our MCS umbrella scheme, Alto Energy takes responsibility for the design and sizing of the heat pump system, and provides a commissioning and MCS registration service.


MCS Design & Commissioning Package

Alto Energy’s “MCS Design & Commissioning Package” includes the following services to ensure MCS compliance:

  • Heat loss calculations in accordance with MIS3005 (the MCS standard for heat pumps)
  • Performance estimation in the mandatory format
  • Ground loop selection (ground source only)
  • Radiator/emitter sizing
  • Plant schematic
  • Commissioning by an Alto Energy engineer
  • MCS Compliance Certificate
  • MCS Certificate
  • HIES Workmanship Warranty
  • Building Regulations Certificate
  • Full End-User Handover Pack

This service will enable an MCS certificate to be registered for the project, providing the customer with access to numerous benefits, the most significant of which is the Renewable Heat Incentive, which rewards customers with annual payments for the renewable heat generated by the heat pump.


Working with Alto Energy

If you are an Installer or Developer, choose Alto Energy as your heat pump specialist to get access to all the benefits of MCS. Through our MCS umbrella scheme, we offer the MCS Design & Commissioning Package on all the heat pump products we supply.