Energy Auditing Scheme
(EAS) Phase 2


We have a national team of accredited Registered
Energy Auditors, ESOS Lead Assessors and ISO 50001 Lead
Auditors who will ensure that you comply with the scheme

 

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The Energy Auditing Scheme (EAS) is a mandatory energy assessment scheme and legal obligation for organisations in Ireland that meet the qualification criteria. Organisations that qualify for EAS must carry out an EAS assessment every 4 years to remain compliant. If you, or any part of your corporate group meets either of the following conditions, you will need to comply with EAS Regulations:

Employs 250 or more people
An annual turnover in excess of €50m and a balance sheet in excess of €43m

How to ensure you are compliant

  • You undertake a standalone energy audit(s) by a Registered Energy Auditor

OR

  • You use a valid, certified energy or environmental management system (ISO 50001, ISO 140001 or equivalent) and have a Registered Energy Auditor confirm in writing that the management system fulfils the requirement for an audit

Penalties for non-compliance

  • Organisations that fail to comply with the requirements set out by EAS may be liable to compliance and enforcement activities.

 

  • Whilst fines were not introduced for EAS Phase I, it is anticipated the current punitive measures are fines up to €5,000 on prosecution. SEAI may also publicly “name and shame” parties that do not comply.

Application

ETS is offering a no-obligation consultation and review which is the first step in the EAS process. We have a national team of accredited Registered Energy Auditors, ESOS Lead Assessors and ISO 50001 Lead Auditors who will ensure that you comply with the scheme and help you to maximise cost saving opportunities.

EAS is more than just a compliance exercise, it provides detailed recommendations of where and how to save energy. Whilst the EAS programme doesn’t insist that you undertake the recommended measures from the audits, it provides businesses with a platform to work from to reduce capital expenditure and improve operational efficiency.

Information from your energy audit can be used as the basis for implementing an energy management system (EnMS) to facilitate the realisation of the energy saving opportunities identified. If your system is then certified to ISO 50001 during the next four years, your organisation will automatically demonstrate EAS compliance. Our ISO 50001 Lead Auditors, Registered Energy Auditors and ESOS Lead Assessors can support your business in the next compliance phase.

Download our Guide

The EAS guide contains key facts about the Energy Auditing Scheme (EAS) and what you need to know to ensure you are compliant.

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