ESOS Update – February 2015

ESOS Update – February 2015

In February 2015, The Environment Agency (EA) updated the online guidance to compliance with the new piece of environmental legislation known as ESOS.

An up-to-date summary of the ESOS programme is given below:

at least 250 employees,


annual turnover of at least €50 million (£38,937,777 million) and annual balance sheet total of at least €43 million (£33,486,489 million)

You must choose one or more of these routes to compliance that cover all your areas of significant energy consumption:

• ISO 50001 certification

• Display Energy Certificates (DECs) for all of the qualifying buildings and accompanying advisory reports

• Green Deal Assessments (GDAs) incorporating at least 90% of the organisation’s energy use

• ESOS-compliant energy audits.

If you choose to comply with ESOS using an existing certification or assessment, (ISO 50001, DEC or GDA) it must have been issued during the first compliance period.

If you choose to comply with ESOS via an ESOS-compliant energy audit, you must

For Green Element Clients

Green Element Clients ONLY need to

Alternatively, our clients may choose to achieve ISO 50001 certification which in itself serves as a route to compliance

Please contact Green Element or check our website for more updates here if you have any queries.

Topics: Business, Emma Littlewood, Energy, ISO 14001

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