April's blog, from Thomas Vazakas of RPS, looks at ESOS Compliance. The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) was introduced by the Government in June 2014 and it obliges all large enterprises to carry out an energy efficiency audit every four years. The scheme is required under the 2012 European Energy Efficiency Directive and has a scope which is wider than current carbon schemes, such as CRC, as the focus is on energy, not carbon. ESOS also covers all parts of an organisation’s energy consumption, including buildings, industrial processes and transport.
At the beginning of each month we post a new blog about one of the burning issues for sustainable construction professionals or a topic of relevance to one of our members. Recent topics have included The Great British Stand Off, The Merits of The Green Register’s WUFI training course, Pitfalls and Solutions for Internal Wall Insulation, Leaky Loos, A Birthday, a Papal warning and what Bristol Aquarium can do for you and Passivhaus – What’s the problem?
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