The Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)
Tel: 0844 272 8871

Overview of ESOS

ESOS is a new Regulatory Energy Assessment that must be carried out by large scale organisations who meet the qualification criteria. Organisations are bound to have an Assessment of their energy consumption levels completed by Dec 2015, and then subsequently every 4 years thereafter to comply with the Regulations [i.e. new assessments by Dec 2015, Dec 2019, Dec 2023, [etc.]

An ESOS Assessment is an audit of an organisations energy demand and consumption including, industrial processes and transport to identify where [cost-effective] reduction measures can be made. The Environment Agency must be informed the first Assessment has been completed by Dec 2015 at the latest, and then during the 4-year periods that follow on.

The qualifying criteria

The qualifying criteria is for organisations that employ at least 250 people [or alternately] employ less than 250 people but have an annual turnover in excess of £38,937,777, and an annual balance sheet total of £33,486,489 or more.

A qualifying organisations must appoint a Lead Assessor to complete an ESOS Assessment prior to the Dec 2015 deadline. The Assessor will calculate at least 12 months of continuous energy data to identify the largest areas of consumption, and then put in place a plan of action to outline where energy efficiencies can be made and savings maximised.

TWC Consulting ESOS Lead Assessors provide organisations with expert advice and guidance on available options for energy saving measures and meeting the new Regulatory standards.

Call us now to discuss your ESOS requirements on Tel: 0844 272 8871.

TWC Consulting’s ESOS Assessors

As experienced Sustainable-Design Consultants TWC Consulting are well-placed to offer a first class ESOS service. The Consultancy is experienced in carrying out different types of energy assessments on different types of building, from single office blocks to large scale complex buildings.

TWC Consulting confirm the level of efficiency improvements that can be expected per annum based on low and high cost improvement measures. A summary report is issued to the Client which outlines each recommendation in turn, and the particulars to the circumstances relating to the surveyed building.

The recommendations consider factors such as the site location, building construction form, orientation, heating and energy controls, employee factors, smart meters, ventilation, available fuel sources, and more.

The recommendations consider the most beneficial upgrades tailored by the long-term sustainability objectives of the building.