According to the norms of the parliament of the European Union, in the Decree 56/2016 of February 12, the reduction of consumption and waste of energy for which it was established in 2007 is sought, which by 2020 consumption must have reduced 20%.

In the content of Decree 56/2016 of February 12, it is stipulated that: The companies that are forced to perform an energy audit is because it has more than 250 employees, invoices plus 50 million euros and has a general annual balance of 43 millions. Small and medium-sized businesses are excluded.

The audits must be done 4 years from the date of the previous audit covering 85% of the consumption of the facilities and must be carried out by a qualified technician for this.

Energy audits have the following guidelines:

  • They must be based on up-to-date, measured and verifiable operational data.
  • An examination of the periplus of energy consumption
  • Long-term savings

The sanctions for not performing the energy audit can be from 300 to 1000.00 euros depending on the severity of the sanction.

If you have any questions regarding energy audits, please contact us