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ISO 50001: Energy management at the heart
What is ISO 50001?
ISO 50001 is a highly-regarded internationally recognised standard developed to provide all types of non-domestic organisations (including SMEs) with a framework to manage and improve energy performance.
The standard places energy management at the heart of an organisation by addressing energy usage, procurement strategies and the development of an energy management system (EnMS) that implements energy best practice across entire business operations.
ISO 50001 operates on the basis of continual improvement. The flexibility of the framework allows an organisation to set and pursue its own targets for improving energy performance.
Accreditation can take on average between six to twelve months and is valid for a 3 year period.
What are the benefits?
There are many benefits to adopting ISO 50001. They include:
> Sending a positive message to key stakeholders regarding your commitment to the environment and sustainability through eliminating energy waste;
> A route to ESOS compliance, negating the need to repeat ESOS in 4 yearly cycles (ESOS phase 2 compliance deadline being 05 December 2019);
> Reducing carbon emissions whilst meeting government targets;
> Identifying and managing your future energy supply risks; and
> Reducing energy consumption and bills.
Being an energy solutions provider with over 25 years’ experience in driving energy efficiency, we are not just here to tick boxes. Our service has been developed to ensure that the IS0 50001 system in place drives real value and savings. It is tailored to the needs and objectives of the organisation with a practical approach that engages all key stakeholders.
Our in house lead auditors will guide you through the auditing process sharing our knowledge of the standard, as well as providing technical expertise on managing and saving energy to maximise the opportunities gained from accreditation. Not only will we help set up the energy management system in line with ISO 500001 requirements, but we will also provide ongoing support to ensure the accreditation is not only gained, but retained over time.
To find out more about Carbon2018’s ISO 50001 set up process, please get in touch:
Phone: 01252 560 379