ISO 50001-Energy Management System
ISO 50001 is a voluntary International Standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to provide organizations an internationally recognized framework to manage and improve their energy performance. The standard addresses the following:
- Energy Policy
- Energy Efficiency
- Carbon Reduction
- Energy Security, Cost Control
- Legal Compliance, Culture Change
- Corporate Responsibility, Reputation
- Resource Management, (Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme) ESOS Compliance.
- Energy use and consumption
- Measurement, documentation, and reporting of energy use and consumption
- Design and procurement practices for energy-using equipment, systems, and processes
- Development of an energy management plan and other factors affecting energy performance that can be monitored and influenced by the organization.
Certification to this standard demonstrates an organizations commitment to continual improvement in energy management, allowing them to lead by example within their respective industries and ensure related legislative and regulatory requirements are met.
Benefits of being certified to ISO 50001?
- ISO 50001 will help organization and industries make complete and effective use of their existing and potential energy assets in their production.
- Provides reasonable frameworks in measuring, documenting and reporting energy intensity or efficiency objectives as well as suggested methodology on impact assessment of energy management programs on the environment and emissions of green house gases.
- Promotes and facilitates communication and transparency in energy resource management, upholds best innovations and behaviors in energy control regulation and management.
- ISO 50001 will provide a logical framework in prioritizing and evaluating the consistent implementation of the energy management programs and energy efficient technological adoptions in industrial plants world wide throughout the supply chain.
- Competitive edge :through improved environmental performance, productivity and compliance.
- Minimizing risk: reduces risk and increases energy security.
- Best practice: creates transparency and facilitates communication on the management of energy resources.
- Reduced costs: through energy efficiency in the organization.