Clearwater International advises Elmhurst Energy Systems on its sale to Phenna Group
Clearwater International has advised Elmhurst Energy Systems (Elmhurst), the UK’s leading independent provider of energy assessment training, software and accreditation on its sale to Inflexion backed Phenna Group (Phenna), a group of specialist businesses focused on the testing, inspection, certification and compliance (TICC) sector.
Elmhurst was established in 1993 and is the UK’s leading independent provider of energy assessment training, software and accreditation including the widely used Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The Company’s current portfolio of products and services include, Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) accreditation, including domestic and non-domestic EPC’s, display energy certificates, air conditioning inspection, competency schemes such as Legionella, Air Tightness Testing, whole House Retrofit Schemes and energy and sustainability in the built environment consultancy.
Headquartered in Nottingham, Phenna’s aim is to invest in and partner with selected niche, independent TICC companies that serve a variety of sectors, ensuring customers' peace of mind by delivering first-class assurance services. This is the fourth acquisition made by Phenna Group in 2020.
Stephen O’Hara, Chairman of Elmhurst will continue in his current role, alongside Martyn Reed, Managing Director.