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COVID-19 Preparations: Supporting Clients & Members

The management team would like to reassure our clients and members that Stroma Group remains open for business in the face of the Coronavirus outbreak. Our site teams in Building Control, Built Environment and Specialist Access are continuing to attend sites, whilst carefully following Government and NHS health & safety advice. Operational and technical support teams are set-up to work from home wherever possible for the duration of the crisis.

We are offering complementary CPD sessions to clients during the period of lockdown. If you would be interested in arranging a session for your team on topics including Part L changes, Part B & Fire Safety, Acoustic Design, Air Quality and more, please email a request to In addition Stroma Certification members should look out for email communications advertising forthcoming online training and CPD dates.

Stroma have conducted a risk assessment in the event of a Coronavirus outbreak affecting the business. This is being reviewed regularly in response to official advice.

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Stroma Certification is the UK's leading certification body for energy assessors. Our Stroma approved (for DEA, DEC, DOCEA, NDEA, ACEA, Section 63, Inventory, ESOS and Legionella) certification schemes are trusted by more than half of the energy assessment industry.

DEA Certification
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NDEA Certification
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ACEA Certification
Section 63 Certification
ESOS Certification
Inventory Certification
Legionella Certification
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Training Course Calendar

Click to see our course calendar for all available training dates.

You can also find information about all training courses provided by Stroma Certification in our training section.

Company Certification

Stroma Certification provides a BIM Certification scheme for certification against PAS 1192-2:2013, PAS 1192-3:2013 and other related standards.


Feedback from our members

“As always, the Operations Department has proven to be prompt, professional and helpful, which contributes greatly to why I choose Stroma as my certification body.”

“I am really glad we are dealing with what I consider to be a truly outstanding company. We are very glad we chose Stroma to be our certified assessors and would highly recommend you and your services to anyone in the industry.”

Stroma Certification supports the entire energy industry with approved certification schemes and training courses.

We are a market-leading and award-winning provider of a wide range of approved certification schemes. Our diverse catalogue of training courses is informed by our knowledge as a certification body from a commitment to uphold and improve standards within the energy industry. We are also committed to assisting consumers and supporting them to find competent industry professionals.

Whether you're an assessor or a business our combination of services will help you achieve compliance and market advantage. We operate across the built environment for new build, existing build, domestic and non-domestic property.

Stroma Certification News

BEIS PAS 2030:2017 - PAS 2030:2019 Certification Temporary Flexibility Arrangement

19th August 2020

BEIS has developed a temporary flexibility arrangement to support an extended time period for the ‘early adopters’ of PAS 2035:2019

DEA to Retrofit Assessor: An essential upskill

18th August 2020

If you are already accredited as a Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA), then the upskill to Retrofit Assessor should be straight forward and will build on your current skillset.

Green Homes Grant Scheme Latest

5th August 2020

The Government has specifies that tradespeople across England will need to be registered with TrustMark before they can carry out any work for the Green Homes Grant scheme.

Government announce new £2bn Green Homes Grant scheme and Stamp Duty Holiday

9th July 2020

The Government has announced a new £2 billion grant for homeowners and landlords.

Update: Moving Home Guidance to Energy Assessors

13th May 2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has published further guidance on moving home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Final report published on future technologies for SAP 11

27th April 2020

The SAP Industry Forum (SAPIF) has published its final report on the priorities of SAP 11 development.

Lodgement Fee Increase Freeze

20th April 2020

Stroma Certification can now announce that there will be no increase to our standard lodgement fees this year.

Stroma Certification End of Financial Year Review

15th April 2020

After a positive year for Certification we take a brief look back at the performance of the division

New MEES standards in Scotland postponed due to COVID-19

1st April 2020

Scotland’s latest Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) rollout has been postponed until after the COVID-19 crisis

Lord Foster Domestic Property Bill Briefing

20th March 2020

Stroma Director of Energy Certification and Chair of PEPA briefs Lord Foster regarding the Domestic Property Energy Performance Bill

Retrofit Assessors Certified with Stroma Certification

19th March 2020

The first cohort of Retrofit Assessors, trained by Stroma Certification on the new PAS 2035 standard have now become fully certified

Andrew Parkin reflects on the 2020 PEPA Conference

18th March 2020

Stroma Director of Certification, Andrew Parkin reflects on the 2020 PEPA Conference

Stroma returns to Futurebuild 2020

17th February 2020

We're exhibiting at Futurebuild in March to discuss PAS 2035 and more

NDEA MEES Consultation Response

16th January 2020

Stroma Certification has issued a response to the Government's consultation on commercial MEES

PAS 2035 Consultation Response

6th November 2019

Stroma welcomes this consultation response, as it now provides clarity on the pathway ahead for Domestic Retrofit, initially under ECO

New MEES Compliance Deadline: April 2020

1st November 2019

On the 1st April 2020 there will be a change to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards or MEES for domestic landlords.

250 delegates attend Stroma Certification PAS 2035 Webinar

21st October 2019

Stroma Certification’s Director of Energy Certification, Andrew Parkin has delivered a PAS 2035 CPD Webinar

Stroma Certification to close Installer Certification business

7th August 2019

Stroma will close our installer certification business but continue delivering Certification and Training services for Energy Assessors

Certification Divisional Update

29th July 2019

As we move past the half way mark of the year, we held a Certification update for the division at Stroma Head Office in Castleford.

Government announces new TrustMark scheme

17th July 2019

Government announces new TrustMark scheme for low-income households

Is government failing to meet EPBD Regulations?

17th July 2019

Is government failing to meet EPBD Regulations regarding Display Energy Certificates?

Stroma Leading PAS 2035 Working Group

11th July 2019

Stroma Certification’s Director of Energy Certification, Andy Parkin is leading the PAS 2035 Working Group

Stroma Group delivers CPD event to DCHI Committee members

1st July 2019

The Stroma Group recently delivered a full CPD day for DCHI Committee members, to offer certification insight and advice

BioStraw awarded ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 Certification

13th June 2019

BioStraw has been awarded ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 Certification by Stroma Certification

Government releases home-buying and selling guides

14th May 2019

The Government has released new guides to consumers about the process of buying & selling a home with information on the EPC

How MEES Regulation changes affect landlords

8th May 2019

MEES Regulations were amended on 1 April 2019 so that landlords in domestic properties may need to fund energy efficiency improvements

Changes to MEES - New minimum spend for domestic landlords

27th November 2018

Changes to the MEES regulations will require landlords to spend a minimum on installing energy efficiency measures.

DEA Smart Auditing and new SORs

30th October 2018

Responding to policy reforms with Smart Auditing and new SORs.

EPC Call for Evidence Consultation Response

19th October 2018

Stroma Certification shares its response to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy’s EPC Call for Evidence consultation

Stroma’s response to Energy Efficient Scotland

22nd August 2018

Stroma responds to Scottish Government proposals on setting a minimum energy efficiency target for all buildings in Scotland.

Call for Evidence on the future of EPCs

15th August 2018

Government releases Call for Evidence to seek views on the effectiveness of Energy Performance Certificates.

We do BIM... What’s the state of play?

21st May 2018

We take a look at the demographics of people involved with BIM, including their location and where they conduct their project work.

Stroma responds to Energy & Carbon reporting consultation

10th April 2018

Stroma responds to the BEIS consultation on their new proposed framework for energy and carbon reporting.

Stroma’s response to Domestic MEES amendment

29th March 2018

Stroma’s response to consultation on amending the Domestic Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) Regulations.

Government opens consultation to amend MEES Regulations

8th January 2018

The consultation seeks views on the proposal to amend the MEES Regulations to introduce a capped financial contribution for landlords.

Read the Government’s response to the SAP consultation.

27th November 2017

The Government has published its final response to the SAP consultation and concerns from a range of interested groups.

Update: RdSAP conventions v10.0 announced

21st November 2017

The DCLG has announced a revised set of RdSAP conventions (v10.0) which must be applied by all RdSAP Energy Assessors from 31st December 2017.

The release of RdSAP 9.93

16th November 2017

On Sunday 19th November, RdSAP 9.92 will be replaced with the new 9.93 version for domestic EPCs.

RSAP+ receives RdSAP 9.93 software approval

15th November 2017

In preparation for RdSAP 9.93, we are pleased to announce that our RSAP+ EPC and OA Modules have received BRE approval for use with the latest RdSAP methodology.

BEIS guide to the new minimum energy efficiency standard

20th October 2017

Read the BEIS guidance document on the new minimum energy efficiency standard for the domestic private rental sector.

Reflecting on 10 years of the EPC

3rd August 2017

August 2017 marks the 10 year anniversary of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for domestic properties.

Scotland’s MEES consultation

6th July 2017

As part of the consulting process, Stroma has responded to the Scottish Governments consultation about MEES in Scotland.

Stroma Cert’s Scottish EPC consultation response

19th June 2017

Stroma Certification has responded to The Scottish Energy Performance Certificate Register consultation about the future of the EPC

RSAP+ Software update: coming soon!

31st May 2017

Stroma prepares to launch the new update to RSAP+ Software, including cross-platform functionality.

Book our new DEA CPD dates

16th May 2017

Stroma Certification have released some new dates for the DEA CPD Roadshow across the UK. Book your place.

Home Energy Scotland Loan offers energy assessor boost

5th May 2017

The Scottish Government has launched a new energy efficiency incentive for the domestic sector with loans available up to £32,500

Scottish Gov. Consultation: Energy Standards for the PRS

24th April 2017

Stroma Certification responds to the Scottish Government consultation for minimum energy efficiency standards for the private rental sector.

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards for the rental market

11th April 2017

It will be unlawful to let domestic & non-domestic properties with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of F or G from April 2018

DCLG releases energy performance data publically

4th April 2017

Energy Assessor members should be aware that DCLG has released EPC and DEC data after a review by the Information Commissioner

Government Response to the ECO Consultation

6th February 2017

BEIS formally respond to the ECO consultation

SAP & RdSAP Consultation

18th January 2017

Consultation on the methodologies for SAP and RdSAP.

Government consultation documents published

23rd December 2016

Bonfield Review outcome and SOR consultation released

Winners! Energy Efficiency & Retrofit Awards 2016

28th September 2016

Pleased to win Certification Body of the Year 2016

Stroma successfully lodges Section 63 test cases

16th August 2016

Confirmed ministerial team for BEIS

12th August 2016

Confirmed ministerial team for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DCLG Brexit summary response

25th July 2016

Greg Clark is the Secretary of State for BEIS

15th July 2016

Explaining how recent changes affect DEA members

18th March 2016

Attend Stroma Certification’s DEA roadshow

1st March 2016

Ofgem U-value consultation

19th February 2016



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