Reporting on a great finish to our year at our Workshops and AGM at the RED COW MORAN HOTEL 26th October.
We had 90 pre-registered and over 70 for a well-received buffet lunch with plenty of networking.
The event was opened by Sean Armstrong of the Dept of the Environment. The support from the various government departments is appreciated and we hope to build on this new level of communication.
Our ongoing plans are listed in bullet form to give you an idea of the goals the committee have agreed upon for 2017.
Our Priority is to grow our membership this year and this requires your effort in helping to spread the word. Please forward this email to any BER Assessors who may be interested.
1: Lists of Submissions are being worked on by various sub committees. To those that were at the AGM and volunteered to assist, we thank you. We intend to keep all informed and have listed the Categories and their titles on the website with the links to the private members forum https://www.berassessors.com/uncategorized/sumissions-on-issues-with/ If you would like to comment please email firstname.lastname@example.org or reply to the forum topics.
note : you will need to be logged into the forum and a member to have access
2: Update on Building Regulations by Seán Armstrong DHPCLG Presentation made at the AGM is available to all members online athttps://www.berassessors.com/news/update-on-building-regulations-by-sean-armstrong-dhpclg/
3: We intend to continue with our Technical briefings and CPDs for 2017 and the subject areas being planned include the following:
An overview on the use of social media for business, this will include an appreciation for business use of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and the use of complementary media such as video and Instagram.
4: We are working with with one of the utilities to launch a list of Awards the final format may include
This is only in the embryonic stage so we will keep you posted.
5: As indicated at the AGM a number of committee and members have attended a preview of the new Deap4. There are mixed reports from those that attended, obviously a key factor is the strength of the Broadband network when it is finally introduced.
6: Get your 2017 membership registration now, we are offering a deferred payment to new members until January, but register now and pay the week ending the 6th of January Use this code to get your FREE membership trial FREEJAN6
7: We are reaching out with our Facebook and Twitterpages and are about to launch our business LinkedIn page, for the moment if you are not on Facebook, read the posts on the home page of our website by scrolling down the page. Like And Share to see more from us.
8: It is important that you inform us of the Training requirements you would like to see delivered in the new year, most Irish manufactures and some foreign suppliers have excellent training facilities in house, we are also aware of the need to travel out from the main centres and will deliver on that need, so let’s hear from you.
9: We are due to follow up on our meeting with the Dept. of Energy which was requested by Minister Naughton and are hoping to get a face to face meeting before Christmas.