Installers must ensure all products and installations are compliant with the applicable law and other relevant standards.
Products offered under the scheme & specific product requirements
Category A - Electrical generation and storage
- CEC (NETCC) accreditation* is required for retailers of solar PV
- Installers of these products must be CEC approved and hold appropriate Tasmanian electrical licenses
- Installers of Category A products must submit a Certificate of Electrical Compliance (CEC) to TechSafe
- This Certificate must be submitted within three days of energising the installation. TechSafe will then inspect the work for electrical compliance
Category B - Efficient electrical appliances
Category B products include:
- Heat pumps
- Heat pump and solar hot water systems
- Induction and ceramic stove tops
- Energy-efficient white goods.
Vendors must only offer products meeting minimum Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (GEMS):
- Electric heating & cooling - see list of products on energyrating.gov.au
- Electric & solar hot water systems - see list of products on energyrating.gov.au
- Energy efficient white goods - eligible appliances must meet the minimum energy star ratings outlined on the ReCFIT website:
- Fridges/freezers - 5.0
- Clothes washing machines - 4.5
- Clothes dryers - 6.0
- Dishwashers - 4.5
Category C - Building energy efficiency upgrades for existing buildings
Category C products include:
- Window glazing
- Insulation - Specific requirements apply for insulation
Installation of Category C products must be included with every purchase of this class of product.
Installation must be undertaken by an accredited builder, appropriately licensed contractor, or industry professional.