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Heat Pump Ready Project, Veritherm contract award

Decision Maker: Director: Economy of Place

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


•To enable the delivery of the project in accordance with the Cabinet Decision of 7 February 2023 to accept the funding and deliver this project.
From our market research and consultation with industry experts Veritherm are the only company able to have the technical capability and capacity to offer a combination of home survey tools as required. We estimate that their combined offer provides a discount of at approximately 65%.


To appoint Veritherm through the route of ‘compliant exception: Particularly advantageous commercial terms’ to deliver up to 270 heat pump readiness home surveys following an innovative methodology as part of the Heat Pump Ready Project.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - To award the components of the survey to different companies. Our market research gathered evidence of industry capability and pricing on the individual survey elements available today. 8 different suppliers have provided quotations or have publicly available pricing, none of whom are able to immediately deliver more than 4-6 of the required survey components with most only being able to directly deliver 1-2 items. A nearest comparator supplier cost be £1450 compared to our price quoted of £499
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 29/03/2023

Date of decision: 07/03/2023