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Check eligibility

Eligibility requirements

You can check the eligibility requirements for both certificate schemes and an activity.

Answer questions from the Energy Savings Scheme and Peak Demand Reduction Scheme rules to check scheme eligibility requirements and activity-specific requirements.

Check if an activity is compliant with the scheme rules and eligible for certificates.

Please note that the estimator is a guide and does not ensure your eligibility to receive incentives. An Accredited Certificate Provider must be engaged before any installation work begins.

Check core eligibility requirements

Review the basic eligibility requirements for the schemes. These conditions are common across all activities and are required to meet compliance.

Check activity specific requirements

Choose an activity below to check the scheme eligibility requirements that are unique to this activity.

Residential and small business

Person in home operating airconditioning

Install a new or replace an existing air conditioner with a high efficiency air conditioner

Pool pump in garden pool

Replace an existing pool pump with a high efficiency pool pump

Man opening fridge

Remove a spare refrigerator or freezer

shower with hand reaching into the hot water

Replace an existing gas or electric water heater with an (air source) heat pump or solar (electric boosted) water heater


Electrician monitoring compressed air system

Install a new or replace an existing air conditioner with a high efficiency air conditioner

Gas pipeline aerial view

Replace one or more existing hot water boilers or water heaters with one or more air source heat pump water heater systems

Commercial cool room

Install a new high efficiency refrigerated cabinet or replace an existing refrigerated cabinet

industrial motor and pipes

Install a new or replace an existing motor with a high efficiency motor