Improving energy performance and reducing energy costs is one of the most important tasks that organizations throughout the world have to achieve. ISO 50001 on energy management can help organizations with this exercise.
Since its publication five years ago, ISO 50001 has gained much importance. In fact, nearly 7 000 organizations were already certified to the standard at the end of 2014.
ISO 50001, Energy management systems – Requirements with guidance for use, specifies requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving an energy management system. The aim is to enable an organization to follow a systematic approach in achieving continual improvement of energy performance, including energy efficiency, use and consumption.
After five years of existence, time has come to revise ISO 50001 to ensure it remains a useful tool for all types of businesses and organizations around the world.
Posted by Dr. Tim Sandle