ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management System
Energy is a critical constituent in most organisations, and the usage can have major cost implications. This standard helps you take a structured approach towards measuring and monitoring how much energy you use. By measuring and monitoring energy use, the standard will help you reduce costs and improve energy performance as well as helping you meet environmental and carbon reduction targets.
What is ISO 50001?
ISO 50001 is the international standard for Energy Management Systems (EnMS). It is applicable to any organisation – whatever your size, industry or location to manage their energy, including procurement and use. ISO 50001 is based on the management system model of continual improvement also used for other well-known standards such as ISO 9001 or ISO 14001.
ISO 50001 specifies requirements an organisation needs to establish, implement, maintain and improve an energy management system. That enables an organisation to take a systematic approach to achieve continual improvement of energy performance, energy efficiency and energy conservation.
ISO 50001 Energy Management offers organisations through the development of an energy management system (EnMS) a system to tackle climate change and conserve resources, through using energy more efficiently.
It helps organisations manage energy supply and energy uses and consumption, including measurement, documentation and reporting, design and procurement practices for energy using equipment, systems, processes, and personnel.
What are the key benefits to your business?
- Increase your energy efficiency performance, productivity and compliance
- Develop a policy for more efficient use of energy
- Help manage risks surrounding future energy supply
- Cut energy bills, and add the savings to your bottom line
- Build and support your reputation as a company with good environmental credentials
- Promote best practice in energy management through your supply chain, leading to improved stakeholder relationships with customers, suppliers and investors
- Use data to better understand and make decisions about energy use
- Continually improve energy management
Why choose IMSM?
The IMSM approach is based on a key set of principles in order to create balanced and sustained results for our clients:
Fixed fee: IMSM ISO implementation is priced at a fixed rate from day one. No hidden charges, no unexpected invoices.
Flexible implementation: Designed to fit around your business requirement and schedule.
Expertise: All IMSM Consultants & Assessors are successfully trained to the highest standard by an IRCA or equivalent approved training body & have earned a reputation of integrity for contributing value & best practice. IMSM guarantees that your Consultant & Assessor will be highly qualified & trained to assist & audit your business to ISO certification.
Full service: IMSM offers full implementation; we will produce the manuals and make the process as simple as possible by improving the systems already in place.
Training: IMSM offer training to supplement your ISO; training with IMSM is flexible and delivered by experienced IMSM Trainers.
What is involved?
Our Consultant will perform a Gap Analysis which acts as the initial step in the review of your company’s internal processes and practices or management systems, where applicable, to determine where your company is today in relation to achieving the standard.
If required, IMSM will develop and deliver tailored training programmes for your staff to supplement your ISO certification. This ensures a full understanding and implementation of the quality controls being put in place, by way of employee development.
The external audit is the monitoring of your company’s conformance to the ISO standard. IMSM will continually support your business through the aforementioned stages as well as leading up to the audit, offering support and guidance to conformity. Once your organisation is confirmed as being ISO standard compliant, your organisation will be submitted to the certifying body deemed suitable. Your organisation will then be awarded the ISO certification.
ISO 50001 can be integrated with existing management system standards including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 27001.
These standards are all designed to be compatible and can be integrated to deliver audit efficiency, consistency and optimisation. To explore the ways ISO standards can help to improve your business, contact IMSM today for an informal discussion with your local IMSM Area Manager.
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