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ESOS - LED Lighting - ESOS Large Undertaking - Meet targets with LED Lighting upgrade! Who is this for? employs at least 250 people employs less than 250 people but has an annual turnover in excess of 50 million euro (£38,937,777), and an annual balance sheet total in excess of 43 million euro (£33,486,489) Contact sales@armark.com  or call 0845 060 4000 ( 01371 87 69 69) for Your Lighting Upgrade - Quality LED for ESOS requirement. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Source: https://www.gov.uk/ Government established ESOS to implement Article 8 (4-6) of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU). The ESOS Regulations 2014 give effect to the scheme. ESOS is a mandatory energy assessment scheme for organisations in the UK that meet the qualification criteria. The Environment Agency is the UK scheme administrator. Organisations that qualify for ESOS must carry out ESOS assessments every 4 years. These assessments are audits of the energy used by their buildings, industrial processes and transport to identify cost-effective energy saving measures. Organisations must notify the Environment Agency by a set deadline that they have complied with their ESOS obligations. You do not need to register as the Environment Agency do not expect to hear from organisations until 2015 when they are fully compliant. Read the full ESOS guidance. Deadlines for compliance By 5 December 2015 qualifying organisations must carry out their ESOS assessment and notify the Environment Agency. Participants must then carry out an ESOS assessment in each subsequent 4-year compliance period, ending on 5 December 2019, 2023 and so on. You do not need to register as the Environment Agency do not expect to hear from organisations until 2015 when they are fully compliant. Check if you need to comply ESOS applies to large UK undertakings and their corporate groups. It mainly affects businesses but can also apply to not-for-profit bodies and any other non public sector undertakings that are large enough to meet the qualification criteria. Your organisation qualifies if, on 31 December 2014, it meets the ESOS definition of a large undertaking. Corporate groups qualify if at least one UK group member meets the ESOS definition of a large undertaking. If you are very close to the qualification threshold read the full ESOS guidance which includes additional information on how to assess if you qualify. Large undertaking A large undertaking is an organisation that carries out a trade or business which either: employs at least 250 people employs less than 250 people but has an annual turnover in excess of 50 million euro (£38,937,777), and an annual balance sheet total in excess of 43 million euro (£33,486,489) The financial qualification thresholds are specified in the ESOS regulations in euros. The equivalent pound sterling figures specified in brackets were determined for the first compliance period based on the Bank of England daily spot exchange rate on 31 December 2014 (the qualification date). To find out if you qualify take your employee numbers, turnover and balance sheet totals from the accounts for the financial year ending either: on the qualification date of 31 December 2014 in the 12 months immediately preceding the qualification date of 31 December 2014 If you are very close to the qualification threshold in 2014 read the full ESOS guidancewhich includes additional information on how to assess if you qualify. A person is employed by an undertaking if they are: an employee an owner / manager a partner An ‘employee’ is a person employed under contracts of service. Their contracted hours and status (full time / part time) are irrelevant to their classification as an employee. The number of employees means the average number of people employed by the undertaking in the year. To work out your average number of employees, you need to: find the number of people employed by the company for each month of the financial year (whether for the whole month or part of it) add together the monthly totals divide by the number of months in the financial year How to comply: completing an ESOS assessment If you qualify for ESOS and your organisation is fully covered by ISO 50001, you don’t need to carry out an ESOS assessment. You just need to notify the Environment Agency that you are compliant with ESOS. If you qualify for ESOS, but your organisation is not fully covered by ISO 50001, you need to carry out an ESOS assessment. The assessment helps you work out what your organisation needs to do to comply with the ESOS regulations. The assessment takes into account energy partly covered by ISO 50001, Display Energy Certificates (DECs) or Green Deal Assessments (GDAs). For your assessment, you need to: 1. Calculate your total energy consumption This is the energy used by assets held or activities carried out by your organisation or group. This includes the energy consumed by buildings, industrial processes and transport. To find out how to calculate your total energy consumption read the full ESOS guidance. 2. Identify your areas of significant energy consumption This is the energy used by assets held, or activities carried out, by your organisation that account for at least 90% of your total energy consumption. You then need to: a. find out whether ISO 50001, DECs or GDAs cover any of your areas of significant energy consumption b. identify whether ESOS compliant energy audits have been, or need to be, carried out for the areas of significant energy consumption not covered by ISO 50001, DECs or GDAs As long as 90% of your total energy consumption is covered, you can use a mix of approaches with some of your energy consumption covered by ISO 50001; some by DECS or GDAs and some by ESOS energy audits. 3. Appoint a lead assessor You need to appoint a lead assessor to carry out and oversee or review your energy audits and overall ESOS assessment. Lead assessors can be employees or external contractors as long as they are members of an approved professional body register. If you want to become a lead assessor you have to be (or become) a member of anapproved professional body register. Individuals can’t apply directly to the Environment Agency to be approved. Professional bodies can submit registers of their members for approval for them to act as ESOS lead assessors. 4. Notify the Environment Agency You need to submit your ESOS notification of compliance to the Environment Agency when you have undertaken an ESOS assessment and are compliant with your obligations. You must do this by 5 December 2015, and if applicable, every 4 years afterwards. 5. Keep records You need to keep records of how you have complied with ESOS in an evidence pack. There is no set format for this. ESOS compliant energy audits An ESOS compliant energy audit must meet this criteria: 1. It must be based on 12 months’ verifiable data The data must: be for a continuous period begin no earlier than 6 December 2010 for the first compliance period (and no more than 12 months before the start of future compliance periods) begin no more than 24 months before the start of the energy audit not have been used as the basis for an energy audit in a previous compliance period 2. It must analyse the participant’s energy consumption and energy efficiency This must be done using energy consumption profiling. Energy consumption profiling involves breaking down the different ways in which energy is used by a participant’s activities and assets and analysing any variations in energy use to identify inefficiencies. 3. It must identify energy saving opportunities Energy saving opportunities should be reasonably practicable and cost effective to implement. Recommendations should include the estimated costs and benefits of implementation. You should assess cost effectiveness by comparing the reduction in units of energy or energy spend with the cost of implementing the measure. Calculating the cost of implementing a measure should be based on an analysis of whether the investment will be economical over its entire life. This would include taking into account the cost of purchase, installation, maintenance and depreciation. There is no regulatory requirement for participants to implement the energy saving opportunities identified. This is for each organisation to determine themselves. Site visits during an audit Organisations are expected to carry out site visits as part of their ESOS audits. It is not necessary to visit every site. Regardless of the number of site visits, organisations need to ensure they have collected and analysed data for all their areas of significant energy consumption. Organisations with multiple sites or assets that are identical or very similar, can take a proportionate approach and apply the energy saving opportunities identified in their site visits to their wider portfolio. The lead assessor and participant organisation should determine a suitable site visit sampling approach to reflect the energy consumption patterns of their assets and activities. This is not prescribed in legislation or guidance; it is up to your organisation and lead assessor to agree this. You need to explain in your evidence pack how the approach you took reflects the energy consumption patterns and saving opportunities for your portfolio of assets and activities. In a compliance audit the regulators will look for well reasoned and documented justifications for the approach you took. Non compliant energy audits When there’s less than 12 months’ data available When less than 12 months’ data has been used for your audit(s), this must be specified in your ESOS notification and justified in your ESOS evidence pack. When your audit is not based on energy consumption profiles When your audit(s) is not based on energy consumption profiles you must specify this in your notification. You must also document in your evidence pack: details of the alternative method of analysis used the extent to which the audit is not based on energy consumption profiling the reasons why the audit is not based on energy consumption profiling In all instances you need to keep evidence of how you’ve complied with your ESOS obligations in your ESOS evidence pack. Penalties for non compliance Your environmental regulator is responsible for compliance and enforcement activities. Your registered office or principal place of activity (in the absence of a registered office) determines your regulator: England – Environment Agency Northern Ireland – Northern Ireland Environment Agency Scotland – Scottish Environment Protection Agency Wales – Natural Resources Wales Offshore – DECC Offshore Oil & Gas Environment and Decommissioning The regulator may issue civil sanctions including financial penalties if an organisation does not meet the scheme’s obligations. Apply for professional body register approval Professional bodies will be able to hold a register of suitably qualified energy professionals approved to act as lead assessors for ESOS. The Environment Agency has developed an application process for approvals. Under the ESOS Regulations 2014 a ‘professional body’ means either: a professional association, membership of which is wholly or mainly restricted to individuals who have, or are seeking to attain, a recognised level of competence appropriate to the practice of the profession concerned an association, the primary purpose of which is the advancement of a particular branch of knowledge or the fostering of professional expertise, connected with past or present professions or employment of its members (whether individuals, or a body of persons corporate or unincorporated) The Environment Agency accepts applications from organisations that meet either of these definitions. You must be able to demonstrate that your professional membership register consists of members that meet the competence requirements established by PAS 51215:2014. The primary requirement is that the Environment Agency is confident: in the processes and systems you have in place that the members on your register meet the PAS competencies that your organisation as the ‘professional body’ applicant will be able to meet the obligations of an Approval Body (the status of those professional bodies who have their registers approved via this process) as set out in section 12 of the ESOS Regulations Under the ESOS regulations the Environment Agency is required to review the list of approved registers once every compliance period. The list of registers for the first compliance period has now been approved. Details of how to apply to be an approved register for the second compliance period will be released before or early in the second compliance period. The second compliance period starts on 6 December 2015 and ends on 5 December 2019. Approved registers of lead assessors All participants need to have their ESOS assessment signed off by an ESOS lead assessor. Contact details for approved lead assessors are listed on the websites of the approved professional bodies. To become an ESOS lead assessor you need to be a member of an approved professional body register. Find out how to become a member of an approved professional body register on the websites of those already approved. The table below has web links to the approved registers. Contact the approved organisations if you need further information about their application processes and/or approved lead assessors on their registers. The review of all the registers for the first phase of ESOS was completed on 5 December 2014. It is your responsibility to select a lead assessor with the necessary skills and experience to help your business comply with ESOS. Approved registers of lead assessors: organisation and name of register Association of Energy Engineers – certified energy auditor international CEA-I Association of Energy Engineers – certified energy manager international (CEM-I) ECMK Limited - ECMK ESOS lead assessor register Elmhurst Energy Systems – Elmhurst approved ESOS lead assessor Energy Institute (EI) – chartered energy manager Energy Institute (EI) – register of professional energy consultants (RPEC) Institution of Chemical Engineers – register of chartered chemical engineers (MIChemE/FIChemE) ESOS LEA Institution of Environmental Sciences – IES lead energy assessor National Energy Services Limited - National Energy Services ESOS register Quidos – ESOSRegister.com Stroma Certification Ltd – ESOS lead energy assessor certification CIBSE (The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) – CIBSE low carbon consultant (LCC) register, ESOS lead assessor subset The Energy Managers Association – EMA energy saving opportunity scheme lead assessor register The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment – environmental auditor and full membership of IEMA (ESOS lead assessor subset) The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment – principal environmental auditor (ESOS lead assessor subset) Submit your ESOS notification of compliance The first period in which qualifying organisations must contact the Environment Agency is between 1 January 2015 and 5 December 2015, when you make your notification confirming compliance. You do not need to register as the Environment Agency do not expect to hear from organisations until 2015 when they are fully compliant. The notification includes details about your organisation and how it has complied. You do not need to provide energy data. When you access the notification system you will be redirected away from GOV.UK to complete your notification. When you have submitted your notification you will be redirected back to this web page. Your submission must be as accurate as possible. If the information you submitted is inaccurate, email esos@environment-agency.gov.uk, quoting the original submission date, the Companies House registration number (if applicable) and the name of the organisation for which you made the notification. When you are fully compliant submit your notification of compliance. More information about ESOS More details on the ESOS scheme, your obligations and how to comply are set out in the full ESOS guidance. If you need more information email esos@environment-agency.gov.uk as the UK scheme administrator. For offshore related queries email emt@decc.gsi.gov.uk. The Environment Agency will respond within 10 working days. Send your queries well in advance of each compliance deadline to ensure you have enough time to fulfill your obligations prior to submitting your notification of compliance....

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