ESOS Update - May 2015

The Environmental Agency (EA) has updated the online ESOS guidance and published the latest newsletter

For the most recent up-to-date information on dates now:

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A summary of the ESOS programme is given below:

ESOS is a compulsory programme of regular energy audits for ‘large enterprises’ that must be undertaken by December 5 2015 under the UK Government’s compliance with the EU Energy Efficiency Directive 2012.

Those required to participate will be all enterprises with either


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


If you choose to comply with ESOS using any existing certification or assessments, (ISO 50001, DEC or GDA) they must have been issued during the compliance period and be valid at the compliance date – 5 December 2015 for the first compliance period.

If you do not have ISO 50001 for the entire organisation, then to comply with ESOS via an ESOS-compliant energy audit, you must

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