Day of Inspiration!

23rd October 2017, 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


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


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…)


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 2017

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.


Recent News

Things You Can See While You Are Here in Birmingham

If you are planning to spend the weekend in Birmingham prior to the conference, there is plenty to see and do. If you plan to explore the city whether that be the bars, restaurants or the shopping click on this link to

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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