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Compliance

Compliance

There has been a firm focus by the Government in recent years to reduce the country’s energy usage and associated carbon emissions. Energy legislation such as ESOS, Mandatory Carbon Reporting P272 and most recently SECR have been introduced to help drive this initiative. Whilst these regulations do not apply to all UK businesses, consumers are in turn much more environmentally-aware and hence, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is now high on the agenda for many companies which strive to meet the exacting demands of their consumers.

Using ESOS’ principles to underpin future compliance

ESOS comprises a number of principles to encourage businesses to look at their carbon impact and consider renewable energy options. It aims to give organisations the opportunity to reduce their energy costs by reviewing their energy usage, adopting more energy efficient processes and technologies, as well as making appropriate changes to the way in which they operate to incorporate new energy-saving measures.

The UK’s future will clearly involve continual lowering of carbon emissions and with legislation liable to change at any time, smaller-sized businesses could find themselves subject to ESOS or similar regulation in the very near future. With this in mind we strongly advise companies of all sizes to consider how they can become more energy efficient and to review their carbon mitigation strategy.

How we approach compliance

Every business is different and will have specific efficiency and environmental goals driven by the legislation that applies to it. We adopt a comprehensive process to help businesses review their existing energy efficiency levels and make the necessary changes to remain compliant.

The first step we undertake is to fully understand the rationale behind your company’s need to improve efficiency. Whether you are developing a CSR strategy or finding a need to become more process efficient, we combine this initial knowledge with measurements and data from your existing processes, functions and consumption to establish a benchmark for comparison of future measurements. Once this benchmark has been established we source an effective solution to reduce your business’ energy consumption, which could involve utilising an alternative fuel instead of deploying a more costly energy saving initiative.

A recent client we worked with saved £200,000 by simply reviewing their energy metering and billing, demonstrating how data logging and analysis is a fundamental and beneficial part of the energy saving process.

 

 

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