Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)

What is ESOS?

Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) applies throughout the UK and is a compulsory energy assessment for large organisations. ESOS is the UK Governments approach to meeting Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive which requires all Member States (including the UK) to initiate a “programme of regular energy audits for large enterprises”.  The Energy audits must be started by 5 December 2015, and repeated at least every four years from the date of the previous audit.

Who Needs An ESOS?

You will need an ESOS if your organisation has the following criteria (on the qualifying date of the 31st December 2014):

Organisations that comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 or the Public Contracts Regulations (Scotland) 2012 are exempt from ESOS.

What Is An ESOS Assessment?

The Government believes that ESOS assessments must provide the following information:

The Road To ESOS Compliance


ESOS can seem complicated but CSR can cut through the complexity by providing “flexible solutions to complex problems”.

For further details and information on ESOS please contact us.

Manchester Office: 0161 762 5670

London Office: 0203 817 8222

Email: enquiries@csrsustain.co.uk