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On our PEPA Conference Hub, you’ll find everything you need to know about Stroma Certification’s training, software, people and company.

Our People
Team Member

With a background as an energy assessor, Andrew used his knowledge to build Stroma Certification’s range of award-winning certification schemes and training courses for energy assessors.

Andrew Parkin
Director of Energy Certification
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Sam is responsible for the operational delivery of our certification strands for domestic, commercial, new build, public buildings and air conditioning systems.

Sam Cantle
Technical Manager
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Stuart works alongside our technical teams for EPBD, BIM and Software to target industry opportunities and generate new business. He also collaborates across all Stroma divisions to drive sales activity.

Stuart Oakes
Group Sales Manager
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Grant is somewhat of Stroma Stalwart, having been with the company for nearly 10 years. As the Domestic Scheme Manager, Grant ensures we provide high levels of support for our Domestic members using Stroma’s own RSAP+ platform.

Grant Susse
DEA Scheme Manager

Latest Online Training Dates
Test Course
Start Date: 31 Jan, 2023
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 31 Jan, 2023
Places Remaining: 9
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L3 Cert in Surveying & Building Heat Loss
Start Date: 01 Feb, 2023
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 02 Feb, 2023
Places Remaining: 70
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Air Conditioning Training Combined L3/L4
Start Date: 06 Feb, 2023
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 08 Feb, 2023
Places Remaining: 4
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DEA Training Course
Start Date: 06 Feb, 2023
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 08 Feb, 2023
Places Remaining: 5
£845 + £230 ABBE fee (excluding VAT)
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L3 Cert in Surveying & Building Heat Loss
Start Date: 06 Feb, 2023
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 07 Feb, 2023
Places Remaining: 70
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L3 Cert in Surveying & Building Heat Loss
Start Date: 08 Feb, 2023
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 09 Feb, 2023
Places Remaining: 70
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ACE Wizard ACIR Software

Ace Wizard software has the following benefits:

  • A growing database of AC systems that can be searched for and will auto-populate
  • Sizing, GWPs, SFPs, EERs & Site/System capacities are some of the calculations completed by the software, so you don’t have to
  • Library of Inspection Fields with drop-down options cuts down repetition
  • Library of recommendations, as well as user, created recommendations for speed and consistency of data entry
  • Reusing report data to produce the core parts of an executive summary
  • A built-in spell checker
  • Templates and copy tools to reuse common data across different assessments
  • A more detailed report in addition to the lodged certificate
  • It provides an asset register that the end-user can have access to and update when necessary
  • It has the ability to store photos and includes them within the report
  • Reports branded as the assessment firm
  • Your client can have a read-only log in so they can access their own certificates at their ease. This is also fully GDPR compliant, so they are only able to see certificates for their buildings
  • Ongoing development road map.

ACE Wizard Taster CPD Sessions

Air Con and Non-Domestic Assessors welcome!

Our CPD taster sessions for members who wish to learn more about the ACE Wizard software will give insight into how the software is used and the benefits versus existing AC software. The sessions will outline how to use the software and the key features as well as covering other key benefits to Stroma Non-Domestic assessors.

  • The taster sessions will be run on:
  • 28th May - 3:00pm
  • 7th June - 3:00pm

If you would like to attend, please email or sign up here

How much does it cost to use ACE Wizard?

ACE Wizard costs £30 per month to subscribe. This includes training and regular webinars and comms, which can be used as CPD. As well as 3 supported ACE Reports each month. Each ACE Report is then £12 per certificate thereafter. This will last at least 12 months for anyone that signs up and lodges their first report before June 30th.

In order to use ACE Wizard, members will need to set up an account, which can be arranged by contacting ACE Wizard directly:
Telephone: 01420 446202

If you would like to add ACIRs to your account, contact us on 0345 621 1111 EXT 201

SketchUp FSAP Integration

Stroma Certification’s popular FSAP software suite, used by half of the On Construction Domestic Energy Assessors (OCDEA) across the UK now integrates with Trimble SketchUp. SketchUp allows assessors to create detailed 3D models of sites from the 2D plan provided by a developer.

How to sign up to Trimble SketchUp

Stroma Certification OCDEAs can sign up to use SketchUp using the following link.

Benefits of SketchUp
  • Model 2D plans into 3D
  • Include junction lengths and types
  • Include areas per floor, walls etc.
  • Site and plot modelling are both possible
  • Import the above and more into FSAP automatically - reducing data entry errors and increasing productivity
  • Improved auditing process - we can use your model and understand where the values have been applied.

Should you have any questions about the SketchUp integration, please do not hesitate to contact us via:
Tel: 0345 621 11 11 ext: 202

Our Learning Management System

Our brand new, bespoke Learning Management System (LMS) is now available for all membership strands.
All Assessors are required to complete a certain amount of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours per year. Our new LMS system will make it easier and more streamlined to accrue and log CPD hours. Our new LMS will have the following features for Assessors to access:

  • Energy Assessor CPD and professional short courses will be available - The online CPD Library which will grow over time
  • High quality and good valuable CPD with be available, with an ability to complete CPD wherever you are at any time
  • Cross device functionality – PC/Mac/iOS/Android
  • Variety of rich content is possible
  • Pause learning and pick up at a later time
  • Knowledge tests will be marked and downloadable CPD certificates will be issued instantly
  • Online record of CPD - A hub where everything is easily accessible
New CPD Courses

You can take advantage of our exclusive Learning Management System offer today! Buy 5 CPD courses and get one of the 5 free. Enter code PEPA21 at checkout

  • Duration: 1hr
  • Cost: £15
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PlanUp RSAP+ Integration

Our popular RSAP+ software now has a PlanUp integration feature. PlanUp allows assessors to create quality floor plans for estate agents while simultaneously processing plans for RdSAP calculations.

How to sign up

The new RSAP+ version (3.0.37) for iPad will automatically install when launched (user may need to manually update depending on their device settings) and PlanUp integration will be available. Any user wanting to use PlanUp with RSAP+ will need to have PlanUp installed on the same iPad and have an account with PlanUp.

Key Features of PlanUp
  • Creates floor plans and property descriptions
  • 3D plans for no extra charge
  • Great looking 2D plans
  • Photo plans for no extra charge
  • Full phone call support
  • Use on all machines in the office
  • No minimum contract