ESOS 2019 -  Are you ready for Phase 2?

9th April 2019

Benefits of Compliance

  • Save money on energy and transport fuel bills by reducing consumption and CO2 emissions typically in the range of 5% to 30%
  • Gain a much better understanding of how you consume energy and other fuel sources
  • Receive an external independent data review and audit
  • Save man-hours by improving maintenance procedures and staff training and awareness
  • Create more comfortable working environment and improve staff retention
  • Improve overall environmental compliance and benefit your CSR profile

Does ESOS apply to your organisation?

Yes, if on the qualification date (31st December 2018) you were a large undertaking that met either one or both of the conditions below:

  • a UK company that either:

- employs 250 or more people, or

- has an annual turnover in excess of 50 million euro (£44,845,000), and an annual balance sheet total in excess of 43 million (£38,566,700)

  • an overseas company with a UK registered establishment which has 250 or more UK employees (paying income tax in the UK

(source: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/energy-savings-opportunity-scheme-esos)

What are your compliance routes?

You may choose a single route or a combination of the routes listed below as long as all areas of significant energy consumption are covered.

Single routes for compliance:

  • ESOS energy audit(s) undertaken, overseen and / or approved by an accredited Lead Assessor
  • ISO 50001 certification which covers all areas of significant energy consumption

What is the timescale?

For larger or more complex companies, the ESOS compliance process can take up to 6 months.



Start preparing for your ESOS now, contact our team of lead auditors and qualified energy & resource efficiency consultants to identify opportunities for making savings!


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