Latest updates

The IAA First Roadshow

Tue 24th May 2022

To compliment our annual conference we will be hosting a range of roadshows throughout the UK as we recognise the value of face to face events and maintaining an open dialogue with our members. All roadshows will be free of charge and open to members only.

Our first roadshow will be taking place in Glasgow focusing on development at The IAA and IAA CS and to help gain an understanding of how we can best support you in delivering Scottish Energy Efficiency Policy. This will be a great opportunity to network and ask the team any questions. 

Date: Thursday 23rd June, 9:30-12:15 with lunch thereafter
Location: Mercure Glasgow City Hotel

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The IAA First Roadshow

The IAA 2022 Conference

Tue 26th April 2022

We are pleased to announce The IAA 2022 Conference will take place on Thursday 6th October with early released tickets available to purchase.

Tickets are available to both members and non-members or by invitation only, due to popular demand tickets are sold on a first come first served basis with priority given to members. We advise you to complete this form and return to hannahlifshack@theiaa.co.uk.

The details
Date - Thursday 6th October 2022
Location - To be released shortly
Dress - Smart/casual
 
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The IAA 2022 Conference

Fundraising to support a Ukrainian family

Fri 22nd April 2022

The war in Ukraine has resulted in many families fleeing to other countries, including England, in search of refuge. In support of this cause The IAA are looking to collectively raise money through a range of activities.

The IAA are gifting a 2-bed property, located in Watford, for a 12 month period and aim to raise £10,000 to cover essentials including bills, furniture and property maintenance costs for the family.

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Fundraising to support a Ukrainian family

Which? Trusted Traders launches new relationship with The IAA

Thu 31st March 2022

There are a multitude of benefits to homeowners for using an IAA member to carry out their insulation, for example:
  • All IAA TrustMark registered members go through another level of surveillance to be associated with TrustMark
  • Homeowners have peace of mind work is carried out by members who are trained and certified
  • If applicable, all homeowners will receive an IAA guarantee for their chosen measure. This guarantee covers any defaults in materials and workmanship in connection with the installation by the installing Company 
Members of The IAA must comply with the BSI standard PAS 2030 meaning specification for the installation of Energy Efficiency Measure/s. These cover a detailed criteria such as installation methods, equipment, tools, product or system and material suitability, the commissioning of installed measures and the training, skills and vocational qualification of the people undertaking such installation.
 
Members of The IAA with 39 employees or less can apply to join Which? Trusted Traders and take advantage of a special offer giving them 50% off their membership fees for the first six months.

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Which? Trusted Traders launches new relationship with The IAA

The IAA launch an Able To Pay (ATP) Scheme

Wed 9th March 2022

An ATP Scheme across the domestic, non-domestic and new build sector.

The IAA recognise the need to provide access to guarantees for consumers who are self-funding works, underwritten by a robust but value for money quality assurance framework.

The ATP framework is accessible to IAA end-to-end members with an aim to provide a robust yet proportionate quality framework that protects consumers and ensures IAA member installers remain the very best in class, and importantly encourages mortgage lenders to invest in Energy Efficiency.
 
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The IAA launch an Able To Pay (ATP) Scheme

The IAA Partner with Checkatrade

Thu 13th January 2022

Checkatrade have receive over 3 million monthly searches from homeowners looking for a reliable tradesperson and generated 4.65 million jobs for our members in the last 12 months.
 
The IAA have partnered with Checkatrade to provide our members an exclusive offer; join 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 or would like more information, please call 02086 204680 or click here for more information.
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The IAA Partner with Checkatrade

Christmas and New Years opening times

Thu 16th December 2021

From all of us at The Insulation Assurance Authority, we would like to thank you for your support and wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

The IAA have chosen to make a donation to a local charity KidsOut who give disadvantaged children positive experiences to support them to become future members of our society and workforce.

Christmas and New Years opening times:
Friday 24th December - 09:00 - 12:30
Monday 27th December - Closed
Tuesday 28th December - Closed
29th/ 30th/ 31st December - Normal hours
Monday 3rd January - Closed
Tuesday 4th January - Normal hours
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Christmas and New Years opening times

The IAA Conference

Fri 25th June 2021

Avaliable for members or by invitation only, due to popular demand this will be on a first come first served basis. To book your place at The IAA conference, please email enquiries@theiaa.co.uk to request a form.

The details:

Date - Thursday 30th September 2021
Location - Leicester
Dress - Smart/casual
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The IAA Conference

The IAA... One Year On

Thu 1st April 2021

As The IAA approaches its 1st year anniversary it is time to reflect on what we have achieved. When The IAA was initially launched it was safe to say no one knew the full extent and impact COVID-19 would have on business. However, against the trend it is great to report that since launch we have on-boarded a number of System Designers, Installers and System Suppliers.  
 
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The IAA... One Year On

Is the Future of the Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme at Risk?

Wed 24th February 2021

The IAA note with grave concerns the recent article from the Times Newspaper in which they suggest that the Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme is to be scrapped by Government at the end of March and the committed funding for the financial year 2021/22 withdrawn in its entirety and, whilst this is currently being denied by the BEIS the Government Department responsible for the scheme we are yet to receive assurances from Ministers that this is not the case
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Is the Future of the Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme at Risk?

Christmas and New Year opening times:

Thu 17th December 2020

Wednesday 24th December - Normal hours
Christmas day - Closed
Monday 28th December - Closed
New Years Day - Closed
Monday 4th January - Normal hours
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Christmas and New Year opening times:

PAS 2030:19 NVQ Qualifications

Mon 14th December 2020

ProQual have now released the latest PAS2030:19 NVQ qualifications, specifically focusing on:
  • Level 2 - NVQ Diploma in Insulation and Building Treatments (December 2020)
  • Level 3 - NVQ Diploma in Insulation and Building Treatments (December 2020)
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PAS 2030:19 NVQ Qualifications

The Green Homes Grant extension

Fri 20th November 2020

With the recent Government announcement, the Green Homes Grant has now been extended with the new deadline of March 2022.
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The IAA and The Green Homes Grant £2bn home improvement funding

Register as a Green Homes Grant Installer

Mon 5th October 2020

Once you become a Member of The IAA and are TrustMark registered, you must ensure you register as an official Green Homes Grant Installer.
 
Why? When homeowners search via the Simple Energy Advice or TrustMark website, this will ensure you are listed under the local areas you service. Encourages homeowners to select your company to carry out their home improvements.
 
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Register on the Government website

PAS 2038

Fri 2nd October 2020

PAS 2038 is a design standard, covering energy efficiency retrofit of non-domestic buildings. This includes shops, offices, factories, warehouses as well as hotels. PAS 2038 is comparable to the specification of PAS 2035 to domestic retrofit and requiring installation of energy efficiency measures in compliance with PAS 2030.
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PAS 2038

Installer List

Mon 14th September 2020

Once you are registered as an Installer you will be added to The IAAs Installer List. Please ensure all the details within this section is correct. If you would like to amend any details, please contact enquiries@theiaa.co.uk.
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The IAA Installer List

PAS 2030

Mon 10th August 2020

In parallel to the Green Homes Grant, the Government have allocated £2bn of funding for renewable energy and installing energy efficiency in England. This scheme is backed by UKAS- accredited certification of installers to PAS 2030. For more information please click here.
 
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Home Upgrade Grants & Funding for Public Buildings

Tue 7th July 2020

Message to Members from Tony Hardiman MBE, Chairman of The IAA

As The IAA, we have been working closely with Government and have written on numerous occasions on your behalf to secure what has now become reality.  Through the support of a wider industry group and some of our strategic stakeholders it is pleasing that we now have the very positive news reported today.
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Home Upgrade Grants & Funding for Public Buildings

Free vinyl graphic logos for your company vehicles

Thu 11th June 2020

Request your free company branded IAA vinyls - The IAA are offering all members 3 sets of vehicle vinyls in addition to TrustMark logos (where applicable). Select the size and colours (white or blue) to fit your company vehicles. We also offer a fitting service charged at 46p per mile from Milton Keynes.
 
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Free vinyl graphic - IAA and TrustMark logo

COVID 19 - Procedures and Documentation

Thu 4th June 2020

During the COVID – 19 pandemic the health and well-being of our workforce and homeowners is and will continue to be our number one priority. Following the Governments advice and response on social distancing the decision was taken to suspend any inspection or surveillance visits which were scheduled to be carried out on customer properties.

With the recent government announcement and rules relating to returning to work. The IAA and CIGA have taken the view that we can now reengage and schedule property inspections in circumstances where we can guarantee safe methods of carrying these inspections out.
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COVID-19 procedures and documentation

TrustMark / IAA update

Fri 29th May 2020

Further Extension to the TrustMark Data Warehouse Lodgement Flexibility Agreement

The IAA on your behalf has been positioning for changes in the PAS 2030-19 and PAS 2035 transition arrangements and once again TrustMark have listened to the concerns of the industry, extending the data warehouse lodgement flexibility during this very difficult time for the industry.

TrustMark have recently updated the TrustMark Data Warehouse Lodgement Flexibility Agreement to take into account the recent crisis.
The impact of the COVID-19 lockdown period has been reported as having a significant effect on the 60-day flexibility agreement originally published on 27th March 2020.
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TrustMark / IAA update

Retrofit Coordinator services available to members

Tue 26th May 2020

The IAA will shortly be launching a pilot Retrofit co-ordinator service exclusively available to you our members. This service will enable you to carry out work efficiently and effectively giving you the confidence that the PAS 2035 requirements for all projects to have a competent Retrofit Coordinator is met so reducing your ECO compliance risk.
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Pilot Retrofit Co-ordinator Service 

New Insulation Assurance Authority launched to raise standards in the Insulation industry

Wed 1st April 2020

Today sees the launch of the Insulation Assurance Authority (IAA), a new nationwide organisation which will bring together all aspects of quality assurance, consumer protection, technical guidance, certification, installer monitoring and support under a single compliance platform for the insulation industry.
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