Energy management series: The legal bit

Embedding a good energy management strategy brings many benefits to organisations. Setting sustainability targets and controlling consumption reduces costs, lowers your carbon emissions, supports operational excellence, and promotes positive green credentials. In the last edition of the Energy Management series, we looked at how to make effective and proactive use of your energy data. In

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Have yourself an energy efficient Christmas

Trend Analysis and Exception Reporting

The countdown to Christmas is on. With only a few weeks left in the year, any new meaningful projects may well have to wait until the new year; but you can still be productive. Now is the perfect time to reflect on the year and tie up loose ends, so when you return to your

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Climate Change Levy. It’s coming for you….

Climate Change Levy

You may have been fortunate, falling under the radar for all sorts of environmental legislation, to have never had to learn the acronyms CRC, ESOS, DEC, GHG. However, this next one is one you will have to learn. CCL – the Climate Change Levy is coming for you, it’s coming for everyone. CCL has been

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ESOS phase 2 compliance period is coming!

ESOS Scheme

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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BEIS launch consultation on Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is asking businesses and other groups to help shape the new framework. The government has recently launched a consultation on the future of streamlined energy and carbon reporting. This is partly in recognition of the complexity created by the wide range of energy efficiency policies currently operating

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Need help implementing recommendations from your ESOS Assessment?

ESOS audit for the Environment Agency

Participants of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) are being audited, the Environment Agency (EA) has revealed. Since the last compliance deadline, the EA have been working with external contractors to carry out compliance audits of participants ESOS assessments. It has carried out over 200 compliance audits and expect to conduct a further 180 this

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ESOS Participants can start their ESOS audit for Phase 2 now!

ESOS audit for the Environment Agency

Did you know that Phase 2 of Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) has already started? The Environment Agency (EA), says organisations that qualify for Phase 2 of the ESOS scheme should start working on their energy audits and identifying energy saving opportunities now. The next ESOS compliance deadline will be the 5th December 2019 but

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ESOS Enforcement Update

Environment Agency

Up to 1,700 organisations are being investigated by regulators of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), it has been revealed. The Environment Agency says the organisations are being investigated because regulators believe they “may have been” required to participate in the scheme but failed to make a submission before the final deadline. ESOS is a

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ESOS help for non-compliant businesses

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

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

Energy Saving Opportunity (ESOS) Scheme

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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Sustainability Live 2015 – 21-23 April 2015

Sustainability Live 2015

TEAM will be showcasing our full range of Energy and Carbon Management Solutions at stand K16 at Sustainability Live 2015

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

Energy Saving Opportunity (ESOS) Scheme

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

Energy Saving Opportunity (ESOS) Scheme

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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TEAM ESOS Audit Helps to Identify £1,440 in Energy Savings

Energy Saving Opportunity (ESOS) Scheme

TEAM’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Diary Ellen Salazar TEAM’s ESOS Lead Assessor ESOS Diary Date: Feb 2015 Since my last diary entry, we’ve started our ESOS building energy survey work! We were up north visiting 2 companies, each very different, but both really interesting. Identifying wastage energy At the first company, we reviewed their half-hourly

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

Energy Saving Opportunity (ESOS) Scheme

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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Meet TEAM at The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX) 2015

The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX)

Meet TEAM EMEX 2015 When: 11 – 12 November 2015 | Where: Excel London | Stand Number: F40 Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX) 2015, the leading energy management exhibition for everyone who wants to reduce their organisations energy consumption is where TEAM will be attending in November TEAM will be showcasing our full range of energy

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TEAM’s Justine Grant becomes ESOS Lead Assessor

Justine Grant - Renewable Heat Incentive expert

Justine Grant, Energy Consultant at TEAM has joined her colleague Ellen Salazar in becoming a fully qualified ESOS Lead Assessor. Justine has undergone full training and passed an exam to be now listed on the CIBSE Certification’s ESOS Lead Assessor register which has been approved by the Environment Agency. With a BSc in Building Services

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TEAM’s Ellen Salazar becomes one of the first to achieve ESOS Lead Assessor status

ESOS Lead Assessor Status Lead Assessor Ellen Salazar, Energy Services Team Leader at TEAM has undergone full training and passed the exam to become one of the country’s first fully qualified Lead Assessors. She is listed on the CIBSE Certification’s ESOS Lead Assessor register which has been approved by the Environment Agency. Ellen is also

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

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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