DIN EN ISO 50001:2011
A comprehensive energy management helps organizations of every type, size and in any sector to develop energy efficiency potential and implement targeted measures.
In addition to proven cost savings, it also leads to a permanent reduction of CO2 emissions. Furthermore, the energy plan of the German Federal Government for an environmentally friendly, reliable and affordable energy supply to be initiated in 2013 requires an energy management system as a prerequisite for favourable tax allowances.
Benefits of a comprehensive energy management system:
- Cost reduction
- Increased energy efficiency
- Improvement of environmental performance
- Risk reduction
- Increased energy security
The ISO 50001 helps companies to operate energy-efficient facilities. It improves transparency and facilitates communication on the management of energy resources. It promotes "best practices" in energy management.
The ISO 50001 has been designed so that it can be implemented by any company, regardless of size, industry or location that wants to...
- .. improve its energy performance
- .. to create, apply, maintain and/or
improve an energy management
• .. ensure that it meets its specified
• .. show others conformity
The Forgotten Energy Source
"Energy efficiency is the forgotten energy source. We are talking about oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable energy, but remember the energy that is most efficient, is that which is not used at all. "
Quote: Ed Pinero
Chairman, ISO PC 242 - Energy Management Systems - ISO 50001