Day of Inspiration!

24th October 2016, St. Andrews Stadium, Birmingham

The Vision

To provide a selection of presentations, workshops and exhibitors to satisfy all strands of energy assessment. Be brought up to date on Green Deal, ECO, RHI and RdSAP All the industry experts in one place

Meet

Accreditation Scheme Leaders, GDAO’s, Training Providers, Renewable Energy suppliers, experts in various fields of Renewable Technologies, network with other assessors

The Vision

Auditing both Domestic and Non Domestic, On Site data collection, use of digital data collection, ECO and Green Deal workshops, Heat pumps, Thermal Imaging, MicroCHP, BioEnergy and LED Lighting

Speakers/Exhibitors

Phyllis Prior Boardman

B.E.M. BSc (Hons) CIHCM

Phyllis is founder of Green Deal Consortia Ltd and is an authoritative leader in energy efficiency. She works on strategy and development alongside DECC and other industry leaders to shape policy for green growth and create opportunities for SMEs. (more…)

National Energy Services represents independent energy assessors, home inspectors, surveyors and low carbon professionals and is responsible for specification, development and testing of software applications. (more…)

Neil Marshall

National Insulation Association

Neil Marshall was appointed to the role of Chief Executive of the NIA in February 2005, having previously held a number of senior management positions in British Gas where he specialised in marketing, corporate responsibility and energy efficiency. (more…)

Martyn Reed

Elmhurst Energy

Before taking the post of Managing Director, Martyn was formerly the Operations Director for Elmhurst Energy and has vast experience in the energy performance and assessment industry. Martyn is passionate about energy assessment and in creating a more energy efficient society. (more…)

Seb has a detailed knowledge of the Green Industry including Green Deal, Energy Company Obligation (ECO), Warm Home Discount, FiT, RHI, Fuel Poverty, Demand Reduction Obligation, ESOS and the Smart Meter Roll out. (more…)

David is the Chief Executive of InstaGroup and works at the forefront of the energy efficiency and acoustics industry, developing sustainable, environmentally friendly products and services to save energy, improve buildings, reduce bills and cut carbon emissions. (more…)

Through Certus (UK) Associates Limited, Andy has the responsibility nationally for the Commercial function of Eon’s Internal Obligation Delivery, who are tasked with discharging the Governments various energy and carbon saving obligations through a range of innovative Construction measures. (more…)

Graham is Associate Director of RICS specialising in survey and valuation issues as part of the residential team in Professional Groups.  Graham works on the development of RICS Home Surveys brand and the suite of survey services.

Stuart joined Stroma in 2007 as a Sales Manager after working in managerial roles for Jewsons and an office products wholesaler to help implement new IT systems and transition company procedures to e-commerce. Whilst at Stroma, he has built a large sales team, supporting the company in driving up membership figures for its award-winning certification schemes. (more…)

ECMK is one of the leading government approved providers of accreditation,  training, certification and software - enabling Assessors to deliver EPCs and Display Energy Certificates (DECs) for all building types and Inspection Reports for air-conditioning systems.

PlanUp is a leading floor plan software provider in the UK - allowing you to create floor plans on Windows and iPad. Designed to be easy to use for all, PlanUp is simplicity itself, and is one of the most popular ways to create 2D, 3D and photo plans.

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David Robson

David is Chief Executive of InstaGroup and works at the forefront of the energy efficiency/acoustics industry, developing sustainable, environmentally friendly products and services to save energy. (more…)

Dyfrig Hughes

Dyfrig Hughes works on the implementation of SAP and RDSAP methodologies in software and training and responsible for all technical aspects relating to domestic energy. (more…)

Andy Clayton

Through Certus (UK) Associates Limited, Andy has the responsibility nationally for the Commercial function of EON’s Internal Obligation Delivery. (more…)

Neil Marshall

Neil Marshall was appointed to the role of Chief Executive of the NIA in 2005, having previously held a number of senior management roles at British Gas. (more…)

Martyn Reed

Martyn Reed is the managing director of Elmhurst Energy and has vast experience in the energy performance and assessment industry. (more…)

Graham Ellis

Graham Ellis is Associate Director of RICS, specialising in survey and valuation issues as part of the residential team in Professional Groups. (more…)

Seb van Dort

Seb has vast knowledge of the industry including Green Deal,  ECO, Warm Home Discount, FiT, RHI, Fuel Poverty, DRO, ESOS and the Smart Meter roll out. (more…)

Stuart Oakes

Stuart Oakes oversees a team of sales and business development staff and has supported Stroma's development as a market-leading certification, training and software provider. (more…)

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
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IDEA Team

Phyllis Prior-Boardman BEM BSc(Hons) CIHCM

Chief Executive and Founder

Phyllis is a British Empire Medalist for services to energy efficiency with 30 years’ experience in social housing. She has worked alongside DECC and other policy makers to shape UK Green Policy. Phyllis has a passion for promoting green growth as an Ambassador for SMEs. She sits on Government Fora with industry leaders and has been instrumental in supporting the SME sector.

Stuart Jackson

Operations Director

Stuart has 18 years of experience in IT since retiring from the British Forces in mid 90’s. As Level 3 TM44 qualified and with experience in service delivery, Stuart has many skills gained through dealing with small SME’s through to large multi-national companies. Stuart uses his skills to nurture and grow our installer base. Stuart sits on DECC’s ECO Steering Group and industry’s Energy Control Partnership to look at the future of energy.

Melissa Hall

Account Director

Melissa is an expert in compliance management and the technical monitoring of ECO. Her small team turned over £5m of ECO in just 12 weeks early 2014, which was an unprecedented achievement! The team is closely involved with our network of installers, and with the various DECC and other ECO work-groups.

Jordan Coyle

Accounting Apprentice

Jordan is our Apprentice in carbon scoring currently gaining practical experience towards achieving an accounting qualification. Jordan is supporting our accounts processes and systems while completing his business studies curriculum, as well as applying his talent for tackling complex problems in other aspects of the business.

Conference Will Be Held At

St. Andrews Stadium, Birmingham

IDEA National Conference 2016

The event will be in the Legends Lounge which is the largest function room available at St. Andrew’s, offering a generous space to host a wide variety of conferences and events. The room benefits from good natural light and features an extensive view of the city.


Getting Here

By Car

The St. Andrews stadium, in Birmingham city centre, is easily accessible by road and just a couple of minutes from junction 6 of the M6 with great connections to the M5/M42 close by. You’ll find the Aston University campus just off the Lancaster Circus roundabout and there are three car parks available which you can book and pay for online, prior to arrival. There are also electric charging points across the campus, conveniently located on or near to the car parks. The address and postcode for your sat nav is: Cattell Rd, Birmingham, West Midlands, B9 4RL.

By Train

Within Birmingham city centre there are three train stations you may arrive into: Birmingham New Street (National Routes), Moor Street (Regional Routes) and Snow Hill (Both). You can then catch a train service to Bordesley station which is less than half a mile from St Andrew’s which will leave you with a walking distance of around 10 minutes.

Hotels Nearby

Hotel Ibis

21 Ladywell Walk, Birmingham, B5 4ST
Phone: 0121 619 9000

Hotel Ibis

Hotel Ibis
21 Ladywell Walk, Birmingham, B5 4ST
Phone: 0121 619 9000

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Exhibitors attending the event.

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2016 IDEA Conference Will Be Held October 24th

The venue for this year’s conference is going to be at the home of Birmingham City Football Club at St. Andrews, which is situated in the Bordesley district of the city which is only a mile and a half away from the

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