ISO 50001 CERTIFICATION
ISO 50001 specifies the general requirements for establishing an Energy Management System in an organization and focuses on identifying opportunities for improved energy performance. ISO 50001 establishes specific aims and objectives for energy saving, which are achieved through programs for energy management and systematic monitoring of energy variables.
The new edition, ISO 50001:2018, was published on 20 August 2018 and sets the transitional period at 3 years.
The standard’s fundamental principles are:
- Focus on the customer
- Engagement of top management
- Active participation of personnel
- Commitment to continual improvement and compliance with the applicable regulations and legislation
- Management of relationships with interested parties
- The new edition follows the ANNEX SL structure, and can be combined during application or certification with other standards that follow the same structure, such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 2200, ISO 27001.
Who is it for?
Certification is addressed to all organizations, regardless of their size or the sector in which they operate.
What are the benefits of certification?
The Energy Management system based on ISO 50001 enables an organization to identify, assess and manage energy issues with the aim of ensuring:
- systematic management of the energy sources used.
- protection of the environment through conservation of natural resources and reduction of CO2emissions.
- reduction of costs.
- compliance with the relevant legislative requirements.
- continual improvement of the organization’s energy performance.
- improving the organization’s image to the public and third parties.
- improving communication with public authorities.