Domestic Energy Assessments Equipment

Having the correct domestic energy assessments equipment is crucial for producing accurate Energy Performance Certificates. Whether you’re embarking on the initial stages of your journey or are already an experienced DEA, it’s crucial to have the right tools for effective energy assessments. When it comes to images our preference is to use a tablet, although the camera on your smartphone will prove more than adequate for this task.

Assessor for Domestic Energy Performance Certificates in Bletchley

Starter Kit

These items are the basic equipment for domestic energy assessments and are enough for the start of your journey as a Domestic Energy Assessor in your local area.

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Precise measurements for floor plans, with distance, area and volume function

Laser Measure 50M, Mileseey by RockSeed IP54 Laser Distance Meter with Electronic Angle Sensor Portable Digital Distance Measurement with Bubble Levels,Laser Distance Measure with 4 Lines LCD Display

Used to measure wall and insulation thickness, easy one handed operation

Carpenters Ruler

Used to access utility meters, we like the robust metal style for longevity

Meter Box Key Electric Meter Box Metal Long Version by Thunderfix

This compact extendable ladder is great to access loft spaces

Nestling 10.5ft/3.2M Telescopic Ladder, Aluminium Loft Ladder Extendable, Max Load 150kg/330lb, Adjustable Step, for Decorating, Painting

Rechargeable LED lightweight torch

NOVOSTELLA Rechargeable LED Torch, Multi-Functional Camping Light, Waterproof Outdoor Spotlight Searchlight, High Power Beam Flashlight, 650lm Lightweight Lantern

Keep your assessment documents organised

Leather A4 Clipboard Business Portfolio

Ideal for sketching your floor plans on site

Silvine A4 Refill Pad - 2/10/20 mm Graph (160 Pages) Single,White

Draw horizontal and vertical straight lines freehand when placed under a plain sheet of paper.

A4 Grid Type 'Freehand Designer' Sheets.

Easily annotate details on your floor plans

BIC 4 Colours Original Pens, Multi Coloured Pens All In One, Biro Pens, Medium 1.0mm, Green, Blue, Red, Black, 3 Pens Per Pack, 1 Pack

For when you need that extra bit of reach, handy for those tricky to access loft spaces

iGadgitz U3093 - Extendable Telescopic Handheld Self Portrait Selfie Monopod Stick with Adjustable Phone Holder and Wrist Strap (Suitable for most Mobile Phones and Digital Cameras) - Black

Don’t forget to order some spare batteries

Amazon Basics AAA Alkaline Batteries, High-Performance (Triple A), 10-Year Shelf Life, 12-Pack

Advanced Kit

These are items that can be added to your equipment for domestic energy assessments as you become more established as a Domestic Energy Assessor in your local area. Some of these may require a significant investment so this should be carefully considered as part of your business plan. Some of them are only useful if you up skill to become a Retrofit Assessor, they are marked with an asterix.

If you prefer to use digital tools we recommend the Apple iPad

Apple 2022 11-inch iPad Pro (Wi-Fi + Cellular, 128GB) - Silver (4th generation)

Used to measure the undercut for internal doors

Door Gap Gauge 0.5mm Feeler Gauges 0.5-15mm for House Engineering Inspection Flatness Measuring Contour Gauge Profile Tools Wedge Shaped Vernier Metric Ruler

We like this as it can send measurements to our tablet via bluetooth

Leica Geosystems D110 60 m Laser Distance Measure

We sometimes carry this for ease of accessing the loft to measure the insulation.

3-Step Stool Ladder Portable Folding Anti-Slip with Rubber Hand Grip

Looking for Mentoring Support?

Whether you are in the initial stages of training as a Domestic Energy Assessor, have recently obtained your qualifications, or are an experienced DEA, our mentoring programme can be customised to address your specific requirements. Take advantage of our tips and tricks, gained over 10 + years in the industry, to enhance your process, improve your quality and increase your productivity. Our mentoring services are your pathway to success in the energy performance certificate business.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and kickstart your journey to becoming a highly skilled and sought-after DEA.

Domestic Energy Performance Certificates

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