January 17 Newsletter – Environment in your Business

ESHCon regularly sends out an e-newsletter to contacts – here’s the latest from January 2017. Environment in your Business   GHG Reporting Are you preparing your carbon footprint for the past year? Companies listed on the London Stock Exchange must include emissions data in their Annual Reports. It can be a little overwhelming, especially if you have overseas sites. To make it easier for you, I can make your calculations or indeed validate your own work.   Make sure you’ve got all the right data - energy & fuel in buildings, company cars etc. Is it complete (missing sites, one departments’ travel)? Make sure it’s correct (anomalies investigated, correct emissions factors used).   Rather than handling all the data themselves, one of my clients finds it particularly useful to trickle the info through to me when it comes in from various offices. I collate, validate & calculate.   F-Gas Inspections Equipment containing F-Gas fluorinated greenhouse gases must be inspected for leaks on a regular basis, depending on their size, also type...
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Feb 16 Newsletter – ESOS – Are we there yet?

ESHCon regularly sends out an e-newsletter to contacts – here’s the latest from February 2016. ESOS – Are we there yet? I’ve been working with a number of clients to ensure they comply with the ESOS legislation. We’ve analysed energy consumption data (buildings & transport), conducted audits & identified opportunities for reduction. OK, we’ve met the deadline – does this mean it’s all over? Is that ESOS done for four years?  Well no because now the fun part starts: putting the energy savings opportunities into action. So, why not get your colleagues together & run a workshop? Have a good brainstorm, look at the recommendations and develop an action plan: small & maybe larger projects, with timescales & responsibilities; set your priorities and link to targets & KPIs. It’s also a good idea to schedule audits for all sites, to be done over the next 3 years (to fit in with the ESOS cycle). This is especially important to visit all sites if only a...
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