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Estate Agent Today Sucks

By MikeC (Admin) on 03-Nov-09 14:51. Remarks (8)

Why Estate Agent Today (EAT) sucks and how the topic of Home Information Packs is used to wind-up estate agents, IMO.

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When EPCs don't matter any more

By MikeC (Admin) on 19-Oct-09 16:04. Remarks (9)

Energy Performance Certificates are not important in the scheme of things. What now then?

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666 The Name of the HIP

By MikeC (Admin) on 30-Jun-09 12:13. Remarks (0)

Homeowner upset after Home Info Pack missed some haunting details.

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One of us is stupid

By MikeC (Admin) on 06-May-09 21:15. Remarks (0)

It seems DEAs have plenty of money to throw at anything that might attract business - which makes me the stupid one. Comparing the price comparison site, epccompare.

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London: ‘There is no more power’

By MikeC (Admin) on 24-Apr-09 18:01. Remarks (0)

You might think twice before creating an account on that social media website, like Facebook, Twitter et al, after reading this. It seems the power companies of London - a major data centre hub of the world - is reaching the limits of what they can deliver. So what about Quest, xIT, you and the accreditation schemes?

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Assets and Liabilities

By MikeC (Admin) on 30-Jan-09 01:03. Remarks (0)

If you have a propensity for apocalyptic thoughts, I wouldn't read this if I were you. Nothing directly related to Energy Performance Certificates (though the impact would be felt), so don't worry, you'll miss nothing. Anyway, the UK situ - it's really quite bad.


DEA: Sorry it's my birthday, not coming!

By MikeC (Admin) on 14-Nov-08 00:43. Remarks (1)

Letting agent, Paul Endacott of, is switched on to the Energy Performance Certificate. Unfortunately, most of the Domestic Energy Assessors he's used, aren't!

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What's The Future of our Economy?

By MikeC (Admin) on 09-Nov-08 20:09. Remarks (0)

Sunday armchair reading: where is our economy headed? Will house prices and market activity bounce back? Was peak oil a scare story?


Home Inspection Forum has Closed

By MikeC (Admin) on 23-Aug-08 16:19. Remarks (3)

The Home Inspector Forum officially closed its doors in the early hours today without warning, this site can reveal.


Bravo China!

By MikeC (Admin) on 08-Aug-08 13:50. Remarks (2)

Unbelievable mesmerising display of human and technological ingenuity at the Chinese Olympic opening ceremony


In Mourning

By MikeC (Admin) on 17-May-08 13:27. Remarks (0)

Expect the unexpected. From the untimely demise of the PC, to the puncturing of an eyeball, to the untimely demise of a true mother.


The Healing Power of The Internet

By MikeC (Admin) on 12-Mar-08 13:07. Remarks (0)

Not DEA or EPC related, just a good news story to warm the cockles of your heart.


It's the Big ONE!

By MikeC (Admin) on 25-Feb-08 15:49. Remarks (3)

My journey into the world of the Energy Performance Certificate is one year old. What a journey!


DEA Life in 6 Words

By MikeC (Admin) on 05-Feb-08 10:51. Remarks (6)

Just for fun! Describe your journey as a DEA in 6 words


Jack It In - 68% Reduced Carbon Footprint Last Year

By MikeC (Admin) on 16-Jan-08 14:27. Remarks (0)

DEAs go home. Over two thirds of the population adopted new green measures last year, according to a survey sponsored by a lender promoting a new 'green cash advance mortgage'.


I Hate Holidays

By MikeC (Admin) on 14-Jan-08 13:35. Remarks (4)

Putting on my funkin' dancing shoes and is for sale!


Apologies and Latest DEA Podcasts

By MikeC (Admin) on 25-Oct-07 14:57. Remarks (2)

Normal service is resumed - My apologies, an explanation plus the latest DEA podcasts: Brian Scannell of SAVA and Stephen Callaghan of


Riding the EPC Newsflow

By MikeC (Admin) on 05-Jun-07 01:47. Remarks (0)

With HIPs and energy performance certificates featuring high on the political map these days, I thought I'd share how I try to stay abreast of it all




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