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Top tips on making your ESOS Phase 2 as painless as possible

Energy Saving Opportunity (ESOS) Scheme

Our Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) team has already started work on ESOS audits for a wide variety of organisations ranging from the legal, financial and engineering sectors to charitable and research institutions. To try and assist those who are thinking about how to structure and plan their own ESOS compliance, we have put together

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Important lessons learnt from the ESOS Phase 1 audit

Justine Grant - Renewable Heat Incentive expert

An important date to be aware of for your ESOS phase 2 audit is 31 December 2018. This date must be included in your 12 months’ worth of energy data. So, if you start Phase 2 now, this date will be included, and you will reduce the risk of missing deadlines and you will avoid

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Reasons to start ESOS phase 2 now

ESOS Audit Phase 2

The deadline for ESOS Phase 2 is 5th December 2019. Although this deadline is over 20 months away, TEAM’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme’s lead assessor, Justine Grant, gives 7 reasons why you should start now: Quality Lead Assessors are a requirement and they will be more in demand the closer you get to the deadlines.

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ESOS phase 2 compliance period is coming!

ESOS Phase 2 Compliance

As we approach the second phase of ESOS’ 4-yearly obligation, now is a good time to consider what steps to take to make the process as painless as possible. TEAM’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme’s lead assessor, Justine Grant, explains how to facilitate this process. ESOS Qualification Date The date that must be included in your

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What is next for ESOS compliant businesses?

Ellen Salazar ESOS Lead Assessor

Ellen Salazar, an ESOS lead assessor at TEAM, explains why businesses should be implementing the recommendations of their ESOS audit. ESOS compliance is mandatory, however implementing the recommendations of an ESOS audit is not. But companies that stand to truly benefit from ESOS are those prepared to go the distance by fully adopting and embracing

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ESOS help for non-compliant businesses

Ellen Salazar ESOS Lead Assessor

More than 3,000 companies eligible for the Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) still haven’t notified the Environment Agency (EA) of their intent to comply. The Environment Agency has repeatedly issues warnings of the substantial fines (see below table) that will be imposed on organisations that do not comply by 29th January. Companies that miss the

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ESOS – Non-compliant businesses urged to take ‘immediate action’

ESOS Newsletter Issue 1

Businesses who have not started their Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) compliance are being sent letters and urged to take immediate action. Up to 3,500 companies still haven’t notified the Environment Agency (EA) of their intent to comply. Under current legislation, over 10,000 of the UK’s largest businesses must conduct a detailed energy audit across

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Concerned you’re not going to make the ESOS January deadline?

ESOS Service

Have you met the ESOS Deadline? The ESOS deadline has been and gone and you’ve notified the Environment Agency that you wish to have an extension to meet the compliance deadline… Or have you? According the latest figures, out of the 10,000 companies that meet the requirements for the ESOS legislation; i.e. have more than

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The ESOS deadline is almost here

Environment Agency ESOS Enforcement

As the ESOS scheme nears its deadline a newsletter offering tips on compliance and how to avoid enforcement action has been released by the Environment Agency (EA). Despite the 5th December 2015 deadline the EA does not expect to take enforcement action for late notification provided it is received by 29th January 2016. However, companies

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The ESOS Deadline Looms

Ellen Salazar ESOS Lead Assessor

It’s been 12-months since the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) was introduced and by now many qualifying businesses are fully aware of the looming 5th December deadline. ESOS applies to all organisations that employ more than 250 people or companies with both an annual turnover of circa £40 million and a balance sheet of circa

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TEAM brings in extra resources to cope with the ESOS scheme workload

Ellen Salazar ESOS Lead Assessor

With the ESOS scheme workload increasing at TEAM, we caught up with our Energy Services Manager, Ellen Salazar to find out more. Demand for the ESOS scheme surveys is growing daily and in a bid to keep up with the growing demand we’ve brought in extra resources. TEAM’s Carbon expert, Henry Dougherty, has attended an

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Tick tock …. the ESOS deadline is fast approaching

Ellen Salazar ESOS Lead Assessor

With the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) deadline creeping closer, identifying sites, completing audits, analysing data and compiling the final report in less than 10 months will be no mean feat. Ellen Salazar, Energy Services Manager at TEAM, explains how we’ve been helping our customers achieve ESOS compliance. With nine months to go until the

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Key points to remember and the role of an ESOS Lead Assessor

Ellen Salazar ESOS Lead Assessor

TEAM’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Diary Key points to remember and the role of an ESOS Lead Assessor Ellen Salazar TEAM’s ESOS Lead Assessor ESOS Diary Date: 19 Jan 2015 I’m starting a diary to record my experiences to date with ESOS! Since becoming an accredited Lead Assessor via CIBSE, I’ve been up and

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Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme set to be simple, avoid duplication and minimise costs

Paul Martin

Paul Martin Managing Director The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) according to DECC’s “current thinking” will be launched in June and will require all large companies in the UK to undertake mandatory energy-efficiency assessments for submission to the Environment Agency in 2015. The Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme is the Government’s approach to implementing Article 8 of

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