Energy Assessor News

Welcome to the Energy Trust News section where we will keep you up to date with all of the news in the industry.
Feb 06
Global Energy Efficiency Investment Will = $5.8 Trillion By 2030 Posted 2016 Feb
  Global energy efficiency investment will reach the $5.8 trillion mark by the year 2030, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Authority (IRENA). By that point, yearly energy efficiency investment will total around $385 billion, according to the report.This surge in energy efficiency investment will be...

Dec 03
Testimonial from Grwp Cynefin Posted 2015 Dec
During January 2015 we paid for 5 of our Energy Wardens to sit the Domestic Energy Assessor course at our office in Penygroes near Caernarfon, Gwynedd. This was the 5 day course. Below are some of the outcomes that have been achieved since the Energy Wardens gaining the accreditation.  ...

Jun 22
Role Profile: Commercial Energy Assessor – Non Domestic Energy Advisor Posted 2015 Jun
Energy Trust is taking a close look at the Commercial Energy Assessors duties, skills and opportunities. You will find out how the NDEA’s job looks like and why it might be an exciting career path. Commercial Energy Assessors or Non Domestic Energy Advisors (NDEA’s) are professionals providing green economy sector...

Jun 22
Energy Trust Training Centres Posted 2015 Jun
If you decide to take a course, Energy Trust aims to provide you with the best possible learning conditions.    

Jun 22
AC inspection legislation changes - Role Profile: Air Conditioning Energy Assessors Posted 2015 Jun
Due to the recent AC inspection legislation changes, today Energy Trust is taking a close look at the Air Conditioning Energy Assessors , duties, skills and opportunities. You will find out how the ACEA’s job looks like and why it might be an exciting career path. It is easy to...

Jun 22
Energy Trust Ranked 1st out of 285 UK Energy Assessment Companies Posted 2015 Jun
We are proud to say that Energy Trust is still Ranked 1st out of 285 UK Energy Assessment Companies on Free Index / with great score of 4.8/5 and dozens of positive reviews from our graduates! Its been our aim since we started offering training courses to provide the highest quality service for the best...

May 14
Why you might want to work in the Green Economy? Posted 2015 May
Over the past decade, Green Economy became an important subject for world governments, while creating completely new branch of service based industry. Energy Trust can name number of reasons why Green Economy professionals are now needed more than ever.   The significance of Green Economy Services Intensified use of fossil...

May 14
Who are Green Deal Installers? Posted 2015 May
Amongst many other Green Deal courses, Energy Trust trains qualified Green Deal Installers and Technicians. Accredited GDI’s implement the plans provided by Green Deal Advisors, making environmentally friendly alternations in the properties. A Green Deal Plan outlines to property owners the option to install energy efficiency measures which are paid through...

May 14
How does domestic energy advisor job look like? Posted 2015 May
At Energy Trust we offer a wide range Energy Assessor courses. Here is what you could do on a daily basis as a Domestic Energy Assessor. DEAs are required when: A dwelling is sold or rented It is part of a Green Deal Advice Report Solar PV is installed (FiT)...

Mar 06
Third round of Green Deal Home Improvement fund Posted 2015 Mar
According to the recent press release another round of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) is on its way. Department of Energy & Climate Change just published the official information about upcoming funding opportunities. GDHIF allows home owners in England and Wales to apply for the funding up to...

May 26
e-Certificates from City & Guilds now available! Posted 2014 May
What are e-Certificates? e-Certificates is a new service offered by City & Guilds which enables centres to view and download electronic PDF versions of certificates 24 hours after the results are published. Centres will be able to access verifiable electronic copies of all certificates issued from 1 April 2013.  ...

May 17
£15 million for Green Homes Cashback scheme - Scotland Posted 2014 May
Households will be able to apply for up to £7,300 through a new, more generous, phase of the Scottish Government’s Green Homes Cashback scheme. The £15 million scheme will provide funding to households towards the cost of installing energy efficiency measures such as home insulation and boiler upgrades that have...

May 17
£7600 to make your home more energy efficient Posted 2014 May
Households carrying out energy efficiency improvements on their home can now get more money back to offset the cost of having the work done. Households carrying out energy efficiency improvements on their home can now get more money back to offset the cost of having the work done. From June,...

May 17
Green Deal Finance Company ends early repayment charges Posted 2014 May
The Green Deal Finance Company, the not-for-profit mutual established to finance and administer Green Deal Plans, is today announcing the removal with immediate effect of early repayment charges on all future Green Deal Plans. Consumers have the right to early repayment of their loan, in full or in part at...

Dec 16
Latest Green Deal Assessment research shows over eighty per cent of people will take action Posted 2013 Dec
The latest research on consumer reaction to the Green Deal, ‘Wave Three’, is published today and shows: 81 per cent of households intend to or have already had at least one recommended measure installed: (65 per cent have had work carried out, six per cent are in the process of installing improvements,...

Jul 26
£20m to help local communities benefit from Green Deal Posted 2013 Jul
A new £20 million Green Deal Communities scheme to help local authorities drive street-by-street delivery of the Green Deal has been announced today. Under new proposals from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), local authorities in England will be able to bid for funding from a £20 million...

Jul 01
Green Deal Advisor Job - COVENTRY Posted 2013 Jul
Please see the below link for the Job role below:

Jun 27
Latest Statistics from Government on The Green Deal launched TODAY Posted 2013 Jun
The First Quarterly Reports on The Green Deal has been launched by the Government Today Key Facts:  38,259 Green Deal Assessments were lodged up to June 16 2013 245 Green Deal Plans in the system for individual properties, of these 241 were 'new' Green Deal Plans and 4 were 'pending'...

Jun 26
Sunday Times says: Increase the Value of Your Home by up to £16k by Adding Green Deal Measures Posted 2013 Jun
HOMEOWNERS who install energy efficiency features will add thousands of pounds to the value of their properties, a government report released tomorrow will show. The analysis is designed to kick-start interest in the government’s flagship Green Deal scheme, which offers loans to households to pay for efficiency measures. The initiative...

Jun 26
Green Deal inspiring Energy Saving Action Posted 2013 Jun
New research shows the Government’s Green Deal is inspiring people across the UK to install energy saving home improvements.  New research shows the Government’s Green Deal is inspiring people across the UK to install energy saving home improvements. Research published today found that 47 per cent of households who had...

Jun 20
Energy saving measures boost house prices Posted 2013 Jun
Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average - and up to 38 per cent in some parts of England - new research released...

May 29
WARNING: Conmen Posing as Green Deal Assessors Posted 2013 May
Criminals are using the cover of the government's flagship energy policy to defraud money from homeowners. The Green Deal offers loans to spend on energy-saving home improvement work with no upfront costs. But trading standards officers have reported that cold callers are posing as Green Deal assessors while charging "administration...

May 29
The Green Deal market showing healthy signs of growth since its launch at the end of January with 18,816 Green Deal assessments Posted 2013 May
Commenting on the publication of the latest Green Deal statistics, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said: “The Green Deal market is showing healthy signs of growth since its launch at the end of January with 18,816 Green Deal assessments carried out by the end of April. That’s over...

Apr 30
Energy Trust Are Hiring - Green Deal Advisory Accounts & Senior Administrator Posted 2013 Apr
What We Do: This is an exciting opportunity for an efficient, experienced administrator to use a variety of business skills in a rapidly growing UK company. Energy Trust is a leading UK Energy Training Provider and has now developed its Green Deal Business and is looking for a talented individual...

Apr 19
The Independent Expert Reviewer 'Which' takes a look at the Green Deal Posted 2013 Apr
Which Magazine online reviews the Green Deal. CLICK HERE to read the article. 

Apr 11
Major industry Players back the Green Deal Finance Company as £244m funding package is ready to flow Posted 2013 Apr
The Green Deal Finance Company (The GDFC) is today confirming the details of the financing agreements which it signed on 12th March with a major group of stakeholders, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), and the UK Green Investment Bank. The agreements provide a £244m funding package for...

Apr 03
Improve your home, cut your bills and help the planet — yes, really says The Times Newspaper Posted 2013 Apr
 The Times Newspaper today featured the Green Deal Scheme. Check out this link for the full story

Apr 03
The Sun Newspaper Headlines the Green Deal Scheme Posted 2013 Apr
‘Discover a New way to cut your Energy Bills’ was a headline today featured in The Sun Newspaper detailing news of the Green Deal and benefits to all home owners. The Sun comments: ‘The Government has come up with a new solution to help you keep the heat in your...

Mar 25
Green Deal on ITV’s This Morning Today with Money Saving Experts; Martin Lewis Posted 2013 Mar
ITV’s This Morning today featured Martin Lewis’ Money Saving Expert discussing the Government scheme the ‘Green Deal’. Martin discusses what the Green Deal is, how homeowners can save money and how the loan works. To follow the story CLICK HERE For Martins expert advice and myth busters on the Green...

Feb 26
Energy Trust Appointed Green Deal Provider Posted 2013 Feb
 Energy Trust are proud to be appointed as a Green Deal Provider Peter Elton, Managing Director comments, "This is the culmination of months of hard work by all at Energy Trust.The appointment from the Secretary of State further reinforces as our position as a major player in the Green Deal...

Dec 19
Energy Trust certified as a Green Deal Advice Organisation (GDAO) Posted 2012 Dec
We are pleased to announce Energy Trust have now been certified as a Green Deal Advice Organisation (GDAO) or sometimes referred to as a Green Deal Advice Service (GDAS). Our Certification ID: STRA10009 can be checked at  We have a growing database of qualified GDAs offering national coverage to service...

Jul 10
Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Green Deal Advice Now Available! Posted 2012 Jul
We are proud to announce that as of June 1st 2012 Energy Trust has full approval from City & Guilds to offer the new Green Deal Advisor qualification (6066). We have courses available designed for existing Domestic Energy Assessors to top-up their skills and become Green Deal Advisors. We also...

Mar 22
New Eco Training Centre being built in the West Midlands Posted 2012 Mar
Energy Trust, a leading national training provider is converting a brand new 2,400sqft Eco training Centre in the West Midlands town of Tamworth. The new centre is aimed at linking in with the forthcoming Green Deal set to be launched in October 2012 and will train in the new roles...

Feb 15
Energy saving Green Deal scheme comes closer Posted 2012 Feb
The government has revealed more details of its Green Deal scheme to help people pay for home insulation and other energy saving measures. The plan should be launched in the autumn of next year. Under it, authorised companies will pay for the insulation work and homeowners will repay the money,...

Nov 18
DECC links FiT rates to Energy Performance Certificate level D Posted 2011 Nov
In its response to the consultation on recent feed-in tariff cuts, DECC announced its intention to make energy efficiency measures part of the requirement when installing a photovoltaic system in the UK. Specifically, DECC is intending to proceed with a requirement based on EPC level D that will apply to...

Jan 05
Direct Claims status for ACEA Level 3 qualification Posted 2011 Jan
 We a pleased to announce Energy Trust have been awarded Direct Claims Status for the ABBE Level 3 Air Conditioning Energy Assessor Diploma. What does this mean? Well, thanks to our expert training and robust assessing process we have been approved to directly issue certificates to our students upon completion...

May 04
The blueprint for a greener future Posted 2010 May
Energy Performance Certificates have become a requirement across Europe in a bid to cut buildings’ carbon emissions. Ian Johnson gives an insight into the issues surrounding their introduction in the UK In the broadest terms, an Energy Performance Certificate, or EPC, grades a building’s energy performance on a sliding scale...

May 03
Bills to soar for companies that fail to curb their carbon Posted 2010 May
New carbon trading legislation that came into force yesterday could increase some companies’ annual energy bills by 20 per cent over five years. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the accountancy firm, says energy costs for businesses could rise by 4 to 6 per cent a year between now and 2015. The Government’s Carbon...

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