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Updated guidance on ESOS

19th February 2015

The Environment Agency has published updated ESOS guidance – Complying with the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme. The updated guidance supersedes DECC’s ESOS Guide published in June 2014.

The updated guidance clarifies a number of points on ESOS to include:

  • the scope of ESOS
  • the qualification criteria with respect to overseas undertakings and U.K. establishments
  • the application of ESOS to trusts
  • determination of corporate groupings
  • calculation of total energy consumption
  • auditing approach for the construction sector
  • notification requirements
  • the approach to site visits
  • the treatment of assets purchased or disposed of after the qualification date and before the compliance date
  • the extent of inclusion of transport energy
  • liability for compliance in cases of disaggregation
  • what records to keep in your evidence pack.

To discuss if your organisation needs to comply or for compliance support to include ESOS Lead Assessor contact Andy Lee, Director, Engineering E: or T: 0141 227 2300.