Saving energy is active climate protection


More than 99 percent of all companies in Germany are SMEs. They usually do not have the time or financial resources to systematically address energy-saving measures. This is where energy audits can help.


The energy audit is an instrument that shows potential for increasing energy efficiency and reducing energy costs, which is why it is both a good introduction to kilma protection for an SME and a preparation for comprehensive certification in accordance with DIN EN ISO 50001,

regardless of whether you want to meet the legal requirements or optimize your processes in terms of energy. Since the amendment of the EDL-G (Energy Services Act) in April 2015, larger companies are required to conduct regular energy audits. However, it can also make sense for SMEs to also carry out a voluntary energy audit in order to gain tax benefits.

Why do you need a..


A voluntary energy audit can also be useful for SMEs in order to obtain the following benefits.

  • Relief of the peak compensation
  • Reduction of the energy tax and limitation of the EEG apportionment
  • Companies with less than 5 < GWh/ year do not have to implement ISO 50001
  • Energy cost reduction
  • Basics to get started with ISO 50001 energy management

Amount of the …


  • If the annual energy costs exceed 10,000 euros (net), the subsidy amounts to 80% of the eligible consulting fee, but not more than 6,000 euros.
  • If the annual energy costs do not exceed 10,000 euros (net), the subsidy is 80% of the eligible consulting fee, but not more than 1,200 euros.

How does an energy audit according to …

DIN EN 16247?

  • It is carried out by approved auditors and has an established procedure in 7 steps
  • The energy consumption and costs are analyzed
  • The saving potentials are identified
  • Evaluate the saving measures economically


  • An energy audit or energy management system creates transparency and shows potential savings
  • It is worthwhile for medium-sized companies as well as for large enterprises.
  • In view of rising electricity costs, every kWh saved represents a financial gain.
  • The economic benefit of an energy audit is high and a certification brings some advantages to the companies
  • They can record energy consumption in more detail, identify potential savings and initiate necessary corrections.
  • Another advantage is the external impact, because an independent party with the relevant expertise officially confirms the company’s commitment to climate protection
  • You will be an attractive employer for young people with energy audit as an entry into energy management and climate protection


Following the energy audit, once the company has decided on the investment measures to be implemented, the question of funding usually arises. We determine the appropriate funding for your project and accompany you from the application to the completion of your project.

If required, we will support your company in selecting suppliers and reviewing bids. If further planning services are required in the run-up to the implementation of technical efficiency measures, these can also be coordinated by us.

We create an energy concept for you, accompany and coordinate the implementation of the measures. Your company can focus on its core business and the whole process is professionally managed by us.