Before starting in the energy industry. Matthew had already gained a wide range of valuable knowledge and experience to aid in the running of an energy related business. Gaining technical knowledge with a Fire and Explosions Engineering degree at Leeds university in the late 1990's. He then spent two years building up his customer relations experience working in Australia as a White Water Rafting Guide and at Barracuda Backpackers. Matthew built up a healthy working knowledge of property construction while running his own property developing business in the noughtees.
With these experiences behind him Matthew already had a good working knowledge of property construction; the thermal properties of materials, and customer service to help give him head start as a Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA).
Matthew has been producing EPCs since July 2007 and has produced over 3,500 domestic EPCs to date; is qualified to produce domestic EPCs, NHER Assessments, SAP reports, Predicted Energy Assessments, OnConstruction EPCs, Non-domestic EPC and Display Energy Certificates. Matthew also has experience producing bespoke energy efficiency reports for Large Businesses, SMEs, Community groups, Local Authority, Sports Stadiums and Shopping Centres. Matthew worked for 2 years as a quality assurance auditor for domestic EPCs and completed audits on the work of other domestic assessors for Quidos accreditation scheme.
B.Eng (hons) Fire Engineering; Dip.DEA; Dip.OCEA; Dip.GDA; Dip.NDGDA; Dip. PBA
FIDEA - Fellow of the Institute for the Development of Energy Assessment
Accredited through National Home Energy Rating Scheme and Elmhurst