ISO 50001Energy Management

Reduce your energy use, boost business efficiency and cut costs.

The ISO 50001 energy management system will help your business establish industry best practices in energy efficiency. By improving performance and reducing consumption, you will save money, help protect the environment and enhance your brand’s green credentials. This can give you a distinct competitive advantage because the ISO 50001 certificate clearly demonstrates to customers and other stakeholders that your business is committed to reducing its environmental impact.

Why should I apply for ISO 50001 certification?

The ISO 50001 standard can help your business improve its business processes, use resources more efficiently and save money by cutting your energy consumption and carbon emissions. The standard is suitable for all businesses in the private and public sector from sole traders to multinational organisations.

Here are some benefits of using the ISO 50001 framework:
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    Reduce greenhouse gas emissions: this standard will help you meet energy efficiency targets (voluntary or mandatory) and comply with legislation to reduce your carbon footprint

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    Increase cost savings: by using the standard’s structured approach to managing your energy consumption you can reduce your energy costs

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    Improve understanding of equipment: by integrating your energy management system with other management systems you’ll gain additional insights into your energy use

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    Better decisions: the ISO 50001 framework helps you gather accurate data on energy use, so you can design more efficient systems and processes for your business

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    Increase energy awareness: implementing ISO 50001 will help you communicate your energy efficiency policies more effectively to employees

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    Get it right first time: the ISO 50001 structured framework will help your employees implement energy saving processes effectively

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    Enhance your brand: achieving ISO 50001 certification will show your commitment to corporate social responsibility and enhance your image and credibility with customers and other stakeholders

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    Secure energy supplies: by identifying your exposure to energy supply risks, ISO 50001 helps you take steps to reduce them

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    Improve operational efficiencies: the ISO 50001 framework will help you develop efficient maintenance practices that reduce energy consumption.

ISO 50001 delivers immediate benefits and long-term savings. By showing where you are wasting energy, it can help you start saving money from day one with improved energy efficiency. Over time, this can enhance your brand reputation and open up new business opportunities as renewable energy technology develops.


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How to get ISO 50001

Our expert consultants will make the process of gaining ISO 50001 as straightforward as possible for you. This includes helping your business make any necessary improvements to its processes.

Our 3-stage certification process ensures you get the help you need at every step. We can even create your Energy Management System Manual for you, saving you time and money.

Once you have achieved certification you will need to pass an audit each year. This is to ensure your business continues to control its energy consumption. Your first audit will be one year after you receive your ISO 50001 certificate.