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The IAA Conference

Fri 25th June 2021

Don't forget to book your place at The IAA conference, please email enquiries@theiaa.co.uk to request a form. Due to popular demand this will be on a first come first served basis. 

The details:

Date - Thursday 30th September 2021
Venue - The Marriott 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Scheme is to be scrapped by Government at the end of March and the committed funding for the financial year 2021/22 withdrawn in its entirety and, whilst this is currently being denied by the BEIS the Government Department responsible for the scheme we are yet to receive assurances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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