Useful Tips for Assessors

‘Dry lining’, or ‘Internal Insulation’?
A hollow sounding plasterboard lining to an exterior wall should not be entered as ‘Internal Insulation’ unless you have documentary evidence to support you...
Wed, 30 Apr, 2014 at 7:16 AM
Commercial EPC Checking
After inputting all of the required information for a commercial EPC, it is important that you take the time to check the ratings page to ensure that the ra...
Fri, 19 Sep, 2014 at 7:59 AM
How do I access the Quidos Support Team?
Go to the Home Page, and select ‘Submit a ticket.’   You will be asked to provide your name, QUID number, email address and  details of your enquiry or ...
Tue, 19 Aug, 2014 at 4:24 PM
Assess yourself!
When inspecting always double check your photo evidence and site notes at the end. Imagine you had to audit your own EPC solely from the evidence you have c...
Wed, 19 Mar, 2014 at 7:12 PM
Verbal contracts?
Property owners will obviously want a high rating, so beware of those few who may give you false information. If someone says they have 300mm loft insulatio...
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014 at 9:12 AM
Know your terrain!
Terrain type is very important as it can affect the recommendation for a wind-turbine. Dense urban is usually clearly identified (tightly spaced, four store...
Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 at 9:38 AM
Mutliple TRVs or thermostats?
Properties with more than one room thermostat are relatively rare, so be careful when choosing the option ‘prog + multiple roomstats’ under ‘Main Heating Co...
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015 at 9:37 PM
Heat Loss corridors
If you are assessing a flat which has a corridor alongside it, remember that the length of the unheated corridor MUST be included within the overall HLP for...
Mon, 1 Sep, 2014 at 1:28 PM