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ESOS enforcement position and the Environment Agency ”climb down” on Penalties and dates if you act correctly.

Nov 20
, 2015 By ACI Reports

The Environment Agency have stated on 20th October that;

“The ESOS Regulations 2014 set out the scheme’s requirements and include potential penalties for non-compliance.

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ESOS increases British Standard BS EN ISO 50001 applications, which contain a requirement to have TM44 Air Conditioning Inspection Reports on all relevant buildings.

Oct 29
, 2015 By ACI Reports

Large companies in the UK are now required to lodge an ESOS Report by 5th December 2015, although the Environment Agency is taking a soft approach and will not be too hard on this until March 2016. All the large Companies caught by ESOS will be well aware of their responsibilities as they will have received numerous letters from the Environment Agency.

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The Environment Agency call ACI Reports to discuss ESOS.

Dec 11
, 2014 By JD

We at ACI Reports were delighted to receive a phone call on 8th December from the Environment Agency, who had carefully read the content of the ESOS section on our website. The positive discussion included E.A. stating that they were trawling the internet and calling up various Organisations to talk about web-site content, and asking for minor corrections.  

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Government Pushes ESOS - Ed Davey addresses ESOS at London Roadshows.

Dec 08
, 2014 By JD

Energy Secretary Ed Davey has this week guaranteed businesses’ energy audits will go to “the people who need to hear it”.

Speaking to businesses at one of the Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) roadshows in London, he said the audits will be seen by board members.

He said: “One of the whole purposes of ESOS is to try to give the information to the people who need to hear it.

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How do I find a suitable ESOS Lead Assessor? – update at September 2014

Sep 22
, 2014 By JD

As at September 2014 none are properly qualified, despite what is being touted around the internet, the training courses are not fully set yet and the TM (Technical Manual) has not been released by the Environment Agency, so the courses cannot know the detail of what is required. Talk to Chris Rodgers at ACI Reports and we will give you facts and proposed dates for launch.

Who’s going to carry out my ESOS audit?  

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Large organisations - prepare yourself for a stack of energy policies which only seems to lengthen – the new ESOS scheme is about to bite!

Sep 10
, 2014 By JD

ADECS, CRC, EU ETS, CCAs, TM44s, Energy Act 2018 and now ESOS – that’s a lot of Legislation to get your head round!

Each of these schemes calls for an understanding of energy consumption in some form or other. But with ISO 50001 being recognised internationally as the best practice method for managing energy, having a certified EnMS will put you in a great position to comply with these and any other future schemes. Its expensive though, and on-going. ACI Reports cuts through all that complex stuff to make things simple, reports Jack Davies.  

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The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced the results of its consultation for the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).

Jul 10
, 2014 By JE

ACI can report that on 27th June, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced the results of its consultation for the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), which includes using registered lead energy assessors, which ACI Reports can provide. ESOS is the UK’s way to implement Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, and introduces mandatory energy audits for non-SMEs. ESOS is expected to result in cost benefits of £1.6bn to the 9,400 participating businesses.  

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ESOS (Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme) Update;     

Jun 20
, 2014 By JE

We at ACI Reports have previously made our clients aware of potentially significant legislation changes with regard to energy monitoring and use, the ESOS (Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme 2015). This piece of legislation is gathering pace fast, and this short news update follows latest ESOS developments;

We also provide below a commentary on potential issues and concerns on implementation, in addition to our TM44 and EPC work, all of which is starting to become connected. Green Deal Assessments on commercial buildings will also affect the enterprises caught by ESOS. We can undertake Green Deal Assessments for commercial buildings if required.   

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ESOS gears up for Assessor Accreditation, ACI Reports advises Clients     

Apr 15
, 2014 By JE

The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (‘ESOS’) is a new regulation being introduced to comply with Article 8 of the European Energy Efficiency Directive and will come into force in 2014. In line with Article 8 of the Directive, the scheme will require all large enterprises in the UK to undertake energy efficiency audits by December 2015, and thereafter at least once every four years. Details of the Government’s proposals were published in a Consultation Document in July 2013 as monitored by ACI Reports, who will be training staff Assessors as soon as training criteria is established. 

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ACI Reports Ltd sees increasing interest in the ESOS The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme, EPBD Regulations coming into force in 2014 and 2015   

Apr 09
, 2014 By JD

Before 5 December 2015 every large enterprise in the UK will, by law, have to undertake an energy audit, an ESOS audit. This ESOS audit will then have to be repeated every four years. The law itself is the UK bringing into force Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, itself part of the EPBD. 

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New Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). 

Jul 22nd, 2013 By CR

Proposals for new energy saving assessments for larger firms in the UK have now been published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). These assessments, required by the new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), will enable companies to identify opportunities to save money on energy bills through improved energy efficiency. Under the scheme, which is being developed as part of the UK’s implementation of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, large enterprises will be required to undertake ESOS assessments to identify cost-effective ways to invest in energy efficiency, helping reduce energy bills and increase competitiveness.

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