Double check your ESOS status before the regulator comes knocking
The Environment Agency is investigating 1,200 companies for non-compliance.
ESOS is the UK’s approach to meeting the EU Energy Efficiency Directive for all large enterprises to conduct an initial energy audit by 5 December 2015, and subsequently once every four years.
While the original deadline for ESOS compliance was December 2015, an extension took this to 29 January 2016 and, with an estimated 40% of companies covered not complying, a further three month period of grace was granted. It would seem that the agency is now pressing ahead with their follow-up investigations and have a dedicated ESOS enforcement team.
One of the reasons why the companies being ...