IAA Engagement

The IAA engage with key stakeholders, working together to support a mutual green agenda, those in fuel poverty, tackle the skills shortage and increase quality throughout the industry.
 
We aim to:
  • Provide our membership with up-to-date governmental policy advice and relevant funding information
  • Provide confidence to homeowners who receive a guarantee that work is carried out by quality installers who have passed rigorous checks
  • Represent the industry and raise standards across the board to get it ‘Right First Time’
 
               

         

BEIS
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy have aims of “Building a stronger, greener future by fighting coronavirus, tackling climate change, unleashing innovation and making the UK a great place to work and do business.”
 
The IAA work regularly with BEIS to voice the opinions of members, shape future policies and grants and in the past developed key documents for BEIS including Best Practice Guidance for Under Floor Insulation.

EEIG
Working alongside EEIG (Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group) for many years, The IAA have collaborated and promoted their campaigns including “Building Better Investment Plan” whilst working with other industry figures and consumer groups to support the insulation industry.
 
Which? Trusted Traders
As part of The IAA membership end to end service all members receive regular audits for compliance, use approved products and systems and benefit from support with design, testing and training. It was fitting The IAA partner with Which? Trusted Traders to back their high level of compliance and increase standards within the industry.
 
Which? Trusted Traders are commitment to quality, select the right tradespeople to represent their brand and offer our members 50% off for 6 months to those with 39 employees or less. For more information click here.

JRP Solutions
As a consultancy, JRP Solutions have guided IAA employees through their Energy Conscious Organisation (EnCO) Consultancy and Practitioner qualifications, supporting energy conscious decisions through behavioural change. The IAA are soon to launch their own EnCO service to all members with an opportunity to reduce energy consumption and costs, supporting The IAAs net zero pledge.

NOCN
In pursuit to reducing net carbon and promoting green roles, The IAA CS are working with NOCN (National Open College Network) to reduce the skills shortage needed to support a carbon zero economy. Courses include Domestic Retrofit and Solar Installation, for further information about this course or other visit their website.  
 
TrustMark
As a Scheme Provider Certification Body The IAA work in line with TrustMark and through their ‘Government Endorsed Quality Scheme’ covering work carried out in properties. When a homeowner uses a TrustMark Registered business they know they are engaging an organisation that has been thoroughly vetted to meet required standards, and who is committed to good customer service, technical competence and trading practices.
 
IAA members have access to a unique offer, for those members who wish to become TrustMark accredited with The IAA are covered for all Energy Efficient Measures, meaning they only need one TrustMark. As a member and compliant with The IAA Practice, you can also reduce the Inherent Technical Risk (ITR) for the measure covered by one. For more information about TrustMark please see here. 

UKAS
The IAA are accredited to ISO/IEC 17065:2012 to provide product conformity certification. For more information about our accreditation please visit the UKAS website.

Checkatrade
Partnering with Checkatrade in 2021 they provide our members an exclusive offer by joining now and paying nothing for 2 months. Members can be listed under the following categories and subcategories: Insulation, Cavity Wall Insulation, External Wall Insulation, Loft/ Roof Insulation, Solid Wall Insulation. If you are interested in being listed on the Checkatrade website, please see here.