This Lot covers the installation and maintenance of Ground Source Heat Pumps within domestic dwellings. It’s been split into three sub lots to accommodate a range of suppliers and a range of different installation types.

This includes:

  • Slinky or Straight Pipe GSHP – Installation
  • Borehole GSHP – Installation
  • GSHP Maintenance (all types)

Installation – Slinky & Straight Pipe GSHP

This sub lot covers the design and installation services for GSHP in individual dwellings using straight pipe or slinky installations. It’s been designed for individual installations within new build or retrofit projects and allows for a complete package to the client.  The service includes all feasibility and design works, installation, commissioning of systems and handover upon completion.

Installation – Borehole GSHP

This sub lot covers the design and installation services for GSHP in individual dwellings using borehole installations. It’s been designed for individual installations within new build or retrofit projects and allows for a complete package to the client.  The service includes all feasibility and design works, installation, commissioning of systems and handover upon completion.

Maintenance

This sub-lot covers the maintenance of Ground Source Heat Pumps within domestic dwellings. It covers all the installation types included in the framework.

Award Options

Direct Award

Customers are able to Direct Award to the top ranked supplier on this Lot providing that your requirement is within the scope of the framework. In exceptional cases, you are able to direct award outside of number 1 with a strong justification. If you’d like to speak to us about this in more detail please get in touch.

How long will this take me?

A direct award will take approximately 3-4 weeks depending on your internal approval processes. Learn more about the process here – Direct Award Process. 

Mini Competition

You’re also able to run a mini-competition to call off this framework. You’ll be able to use your own specification and cost model. You can also choose your own cost / quality split and quality questions. All pricing submitted by contractors must be linked to the framework.

How long will this take me?

Once you have your specification and cost model ready, the tender process takes approximately 6-8 weeks, depending on your internal approval processes. Learn more about the process here – Mini Tender Process. 

Accessing this Framework

Who can access this framework?

Any publically funded body can use this framework – access is not limited to SEC Members alone. Full details can be found here.

To access this framework compliantly you’ll need to sign a copy of our access agreement. You can download a template version of the agreement here – Zero Carbon Authorising Agreement (Members) and Zero Carbon Authorising Agreement (Guests). 

Is there a cost to access? 

There is no access fee to use this framework. A levy % dependant on whether you are a guest or member is collected directly from the contractor once a call off contract is awarded.

What are frameworks?

Learn more about how frameworks work and how our sector uses them.

Next Steps

Ready to use this framework?

Please contact us today. Our Procurement team will support you with your requirements. 

Have some further questions?

Check out our FAQs page here. Or contact a member of the team today – we’re happy to help.