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NEWS JUST IN: ‘Groundbreaking’: Cornwall geothermal project seeks funds

A pioneering project to produce power from hot rocks several kilometres under the ground in Cornwall will begin drilling early next year, if a multimillion-pound fundraising drive succeeds. Abundance, a crowdfunding platform overseen by the main City regulator, will this week launch a bond to raise £5m for the UK’s first commercial geothermal power station, […]

NEWS JUST IN: EU Member States Fall Short on Own Commitments Again

On 26th June, EU energy ministers agreed on a General Approach for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED). The widely feared watering down of the original proposals has happened with ministers backing down from any further ambition for energy efficiency and buildings. EU Member States have now failed […]

Quidos Christmas opening hours

The Quidos offices will be closed from: Thursday 22nd December 2016 until Monday 2nd January 2017. The office will be open as usual from Tuesday 3rd January 2017. All technical support queries should be directed to the Quidos Support Log: https://support.quidos.co.uk or email support@quidos.co.uk. Our support team will be checking this throughout the Christmas period to ensure that assessors’ queries are answered. All […]

Lodgement rates change

Quidos will be changing its lodgement fees from 1st July 2016. This is the first time in 8 years that we have changed domestic fees, and these changes represent the increased administrative and software running costs that we currently face. We strongly believe that our rates are competitively priced, and there are no hidden extra […]

Landmark Fees to increase from April 6th

The statutory fees for lodging the data from which EPC certificates and reports may be produced on to the Energy Performance of Buildings registers is changing on 6 April 2016, as follows: • Domestic lodgements: currently £1.27, changing to £2.07 • Non-domestic lodgements: currently £11.66, changing to £12.82 Full details HERE

Quidos. Welcoming a new team member

Quidos are pleased to announce the recruitment of Neal Gascoine as Accreditation Quality Manager. Neal has a huge amount of experience in the industry, formerly with Northgate, and more recently Elmhurst. He will bring a wealth of knowledge and perspective to the role, and we are very pleased to have him join the team. Thanks, […]

DEC – Advisory Report Error for Buildings more than 1,000sq.m.

Dear Accredited Member, Following feedback from Landmark at a recent conventions meeting, an error concerning Advisory Report validation periods has now been rectified. Since 9th January 2013, ARs for buildings great that 1,000m2 had been showing an incorrect validity of 10 years. The correct validity period should be 7 years. Corrected Advisory Reports can now […]

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