U-Value Competency Scheme

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Elmhurst Energy's U-Value Competency Scheme offers credibility to U-Value calculations produced by OCDEA and NDEA Level 4 assessors. A combination of high quality training and thorough assessment has been developed in order to ensure individuals are deemed competent when carrying out U-Value calculations.

The scheme provides an opportunity for Elmhurst's accredited On Construction and Non-Domestic Level 4 Energy Assessors to further their understanding of U-Values and will allow them to expand their current skills and knowledge. With Elmhurst's U-Value Competency Scheme, members will benefit from a significant competitive advantage due to the consistency and quality of their U-Value calculations being produced. Moreover, those who are deemed competent will help to increase the reliability of U-Value Calculations and drive up industry standards.

Scheme Entry Requirements

  • Scheme members must be Elmhurst accredited OCDEA or NDEA Level 4 assessors 
  • Scheme members must use the Elmhurst U-Value calculator or Design SAP software
  • Scheme members will be required to have their own professional indemnity insurance
  • Scheme members will be required to complete annual competency assessment of further test cases to remain within the scheme

Not an Elmhurst Member?

Non Members can start their application to be part of Elmhurst's U-Value Scheme by clicking here or by calling our support team on 01455 883 250.

Process to become a Competent Person under the Scheme 

Step 1: Book on to the U-Value Competency training course 


Step 2: Once booked onto a course you will be sent an email with a link to the competency scheme application form

Step 3: Attend our One Day U-Value Course (CPD course &/or entry course to competency scheme)

Why Join the U-Value Competency Scheme?

A Quality Stamp of Approval

Scheme members will receive a quality stamp of approval, once they have received their qualification. This will provide reassurance to users of your service that you have been assessed and are deemed competent in providing accurate and reliable U-Value Calculations.

Potential to Increase Business Revenue

With the Elmhurst scheme providing additional training and a quality mark of competency to assist the accuracy of U-Values produced, you will have a greater chance of winning corporate contracts and an opportunity to increase your business revenue. Elmhurst feels that a membership of the scheme can add value that can be offered to your clients as part of your current portfolio of services.

Entry onto Elmhurst's Scheme listing 

Information about our scheme members will also be made publically available on our scheme listing which can be found below. 

Access to Elmhurst's Industry Leading U-Value software

Elmhurst’s U-Value Calculator produces U-Values fully in accordance with BS EN ISO 6946; the standard required for U-Values in Part LIt has a fully comprehensive and up to date range of materials to choose from so you can be confident the result is accurate.

The accuracy of Elmhurst's U-Value calculator can save clients from unnecessary overspend on building materials and ensure building regulations are achieved without wastage.



U-Value Competency Scheme Fees 

The below prices are for existing Elmhurst members with Design SAP or U-Value Software 

                                 Introductory Joining Fee- £295 +VAT (Includes training and marking)                               Annual Renewal Fee- £195 + VAT (includes marking 10 test cases) 

U-Value Competency Scheme Members 





James Turner

01453 834089 jim.thinkinggreen@gmail.com J E Turner

Sridhar Linga

0800 013 8555 sridhar.linga@ncha.org.uk Nottingham Community Housing Association

Matthew Hodges

01275 846995 mhodges@cookbrown.co.uk Cook Brown Energy Ltd

Jennifer Bantin

01455 883259 jennifer@elmhurstenergy.co.uk Elmhurst Energy Consultancy

Bernard Woolston

01284 723039 bernardwoolston@aol.com Bernard Woolston Surveying Limited

Lisa Chaplin

01455 883 259 lisa.chaplin@elmhurstenergy.co.uk         Elmhurst Energy Consultancy

James Alcock

08001337072 james.alcock@ewipro.com

Clive Chitty

07973 411050 clive@saps4u.com SAPS4u


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