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Property Professionals in administration energy assessor training company

By MikeC (Admin) on 05-Feb-10 16:28. Remarks (29)

Property Professionals has gone into administration (formerly Home Inspector Training). The energy assessor training company fiercely criticised by industry professionals for its misleading adverts and selling tactics, went into administration yesterday afternoon leaving 100s - if not 1000s - of trainees in the lurch.

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Quidos announce free lodgement February

By MikeC (Admin) on 30-Jan-10 14:20. Remarks (0)

Quidos free lodgement February; more on EPC v Passivhaus and AHIPP memberships continue to decline.

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EPC v Passivhaus: The Clash of Standards

By MikeC (Admin) on 29-Jan-10 18:00. Remarks (0)

An EPC rating scores a Passivhaus down to a C - how will the EPC clashes against homes built to the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) standards? I've also included yesterday's newsblast so there is plenty to catch up on.

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Accreditation schemes and industry react to new CLG rules

By MikeC (Admin) on 08-Jan-10 14:40. Remarks (2)

Three accreditation schemes, an independent Domestic Energy Assessor, and a HIP provider react to new CLG rules on EPC quality standards, from their particular vantage points.

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Top 3 Accreditation Schemes 2009

By MikeC (Admin) on 23-Dec-09 14:06. Remarks (3)

Which accreditation scheme has worked in the best interests of the Energy Performance Certificate industry in 2009? My three picks inside - do you agree?

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Energy Institute recognise Energy Assessors for membership

By MikeC (Admin) on 13-Nov-09 18:00. Remarks (0)

Energy Institute, the respected energy professionals' member-led organisation with a Royal Charter, has amended its Technical Member grade to welcome competent Energy Assessors within its revered ranks.

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Quidos uncover “fraudulent” commercial EPCs and 78% non-compliance

By MikeC (Admin) on 22-Oct-09 15:10. Remarks (3)

Quidos reveals results of shocking survey highlighting massive non-compliance in South West regions plus evidence of "fraudulent" EPCs not lodged in Landmark register.

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CLG Clarifies Use of Data Collectors For EPCs

By MikeC (Admin) on 12-May-09 21:38. Remarks (0)

The CLG today published its long-awaited clarification on the use of data gatherers for Energy Performance Certificates for domestic, non-domestic and public buildings - and level 3 use is totally out of the question.

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DEA Workshop with the CLG - CPD Changes

By MikeC (Admin) on 14-Aug-08 00:32. Remarks (0)

Domestic Energy Assessors and industry representatives met with the CLG last week to plot a path for the future of Energy Performance Certificates, and those serving them. Here we gather views and gauge consquences. Part 1 of 2 looks at a proposed CPD shake-up

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EPC Data-Gatherers Allowed for Domestic Rentals - CLG

By MikeC (Admin) on 30-Jun-08 16:09. Remarks (4)

In what will be a blow to Domestic Energy Assessors, the CLG has today published an Energy Performance Certificate guide for landlords which reveals that data-gatherers is acceptable

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Quidos Announce Free CPD for Members

By MikeC (Admin) on 05-Jun-08 11:15. Remarks (5)

Quidos is to make all CPD courses free to all Domestic Energy Assessors accredited with its accreditation scheme, this site can reveal.

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IDEA and ECMK Deal Closes Doors for Institute

By MikeC (Admin) on 19-Apr-08 17:19. Remarks (8)

The Institute of Domestic Energy Assessors (IDEA) has significantly weakened the collective voice of its members as accreditation schemes react to deal with ECMK. Also, claims the Steering Group acted without powers to sign deal.

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Definitive CPD Guide for DEAs and Training Providers

By MikeC (Admin) on 24-Mar-08 13:08. Remarks (2)

For Domestic Energy Assessors and training providers: Accreditation schemes reveal precisely what DEAs and course providers need to know in order to successfully complete their first year's CPD study.

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How-to Measure Property Dimensions Accurately

By MikeC (Admin) on 21-Feb-08 18:25. Remarks (1)

Know your Gross Internal Area from your Net Internal Area? Quidos publishes its free Q-mark Code of Measuring Practice for Domestic Energy Assessors and Floor-planners

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Quidos and HES Reach Agreement

By MikeC (Admin) on 06-Feb-08 18:02. Remarks (0)

Quidos Ltd have agreed to a payment proposal from Home Energy Surveys Ltd (HES) to settle outstanding DEA training debts by March 4th 2008

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An Early Xmas Roasting (for someone at Quidos)

By MikeC (Admin) on 13-Dec-07 23:46. Remarks (0)

Someone at Quidos will have had a good roasting today, I suspect. This, because the Winding-Up Order it filed against HES was today knocked-back, according to a post on the HomeInspectorForum.

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Quidos vs HES: 137 DEA Accreditations Suspended

By MikeC (Admin) on 26-Nov-07 18:54. Remarks (0)

After stating that all DEAs caught-up in the Quidos vs HES dispute were "safe", Quidos has now discovered they are legally-obliged to suspend accreditations following the revelation that HES holds no valid Professional Indemnity insurance for its sub-contracting DEAs... What next!

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Quidos Podcast Statement (Transcript)

By MikeC (Admin) on 25-Nov-07 16:11. Remarks (1)

Quidos issued a recorded statement to the DEA Podcast saying a Winding-up Petition has been issued to put HES into administration. It also re-assures affected DEAs that certificates and accreditations will not be with-held plus calls for industry self-regulation of Training Providers!

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Quidos Statement: Winding-Up Petition Served on HES (Transcript)

By MikeC (Admin) on 22-Nov-07 09:31. Remarks (0)

On Tuesday (20th Nov 07), Quidos did make a petition for the Winding-up of HES. Philip Salaman released a statement on this week's podcast (with AHIPP). Here is the full transcript.

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HES Responds to Quidos Statement

By MikeC (Admin) on 17-Nov-07 16:44. Remarks (0)

Home Energy Surveys Ltd (HES) have hit back at last night's statement from Quidos citing invoices were raised incorrectly. However, part-payment is promised Monday. Is this enough to free the hostage DEAs?

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Quidos to File Winding-Up Order on HES

By MikeC (Admin) on 16-Nov-07 19:57. Remarks (0)

Heating Energy Services (HES) took thousands of pounds from aspiring DEAs and fell out with its training provider. Quidos stepped-in and now they've done it again... this time it's worse however

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Quidos Launch HIPs for DEAs

By MikeC (Admin) on 26-Sep-07 17:18. Remarks (3)

Quidos have today launched a new service allowing Domestic Energy Asessors to offer a full HIP service to clients.

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Podcast: Quidos MD Philip Salaman Returns to the Hot-Seat

By MikeC (Admin) on 12-Sep-07 00:24. Remarks (0)

Philip Salaman - Managing Director of Accreditation body and Training Provider, Quidos Ltd - returns to the DEA podcast hot-seat to share some laughs and opinions on some of the controversial and lively hot-topics of the day.


Quidos Shelter Orphaned DEAs from Training Fiasco

By MikeC (Admin) on 26-Jul-07 15:42. Remarks (0)

HES and training provider ECMK have fallen out and are now throwing writs at each other seemingly, leaving 167 trainee DEAs caught in the middle.

But thanks to Quidos, they will very soon be back on-track.

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