ISO 50001: Energy Management Standard

Energy Management

Rising energy costs, a tight economy and increased competition have forced organizations to seek innovative ways to produce their goods at lower costs and improve sustainability. Organizations world over are successfully implementing ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems (EnMS) to improve their energy performance, reduce production costs and improve their overall sustainability and competitiveness in the marketplace.

A certified ISO 50001 EnMS will demonstrate to your customers and stakeholders that your organization is serious about its energy management and has met the criteria of this internationally-recognized standard. TUV Rheinland ISO 50001 experts can help your organization with the certification of your EnMS, which can help improve your company's overall energy performance on a continual basis.

Benefits At A Glance

With TÜV Rheinland as your partner for energy management system certification, you can:

  • Ensure compliance with ISO 50001 EnMS requirements
  • Improve energy performance and reduce costs
  • Increase your competitiveness in the market while improving your overall sustainability
  • Benefit from our years of experience and expertise
  • Partner with us for all your certification needs

Our Services for ISO 50001

TÜV Rheinland provides certification to ISO 50001 Energy Management System. Our experienced auditors evaluate your processes and systems and assist organizations obtain as well as maintain their ISO 50001 certification in only six steps:

1. Phase I Audit

The auditors conduct a preliminary Phase I audit to ascertain the level of compliance with the standard, determining the requirements that have been implemented in your company.

2. Documentation Review

The auditing team determines the extent to which the documentation of your energy management concurs with the requirements of the EnMS.

3. Phase II Audit

Our auditors assess the effectiveness of your management system implementation

4. Issue of certificate

Upon successful completion of your audit, your company will be issued a certificate for ISO 50001, demonstrating the integrity of your energy management system and its compliance with the standard.

5. Surveillance Audits

Our annual surveillance audits support our customers and help them optimize their processes continuously.

6. Certification renewal

A recertification audit is conducted every three years in order to ensure continued improvement in your processes and also documents the quality of the services you provide your partners and customers over the long-term.

ISO 50001 Energy Management Scope

ISO 50001 is a relatively new international standard that incorporates energy management processes and techniques to help organizations develop and implement policies and objectives designed to continually improve energy performance. These processes address the following factors:

  • Energy supply
  • Procurement practices for energy-using equipment and systems
  • Energy use
  • Measurement of current, past and future energy use
  • Metrics and performance indicators to document, report and validate improvements in energy performance

Applied Scope

ISO 50001 certification applies to all kinds of industries and commercial institutions that want to establish an EnMS and improve energy performance.

ISO 50001 Online Quick Check

How effective and efficient is energy management in your company? What typical issues will your company encounter within the scope of energy management system certification in accordance with ISO 50001? Our exclusive TÜV Rheinland "Online Quick Check" provides answers to these and other questions. Special aspects of the ISO 50001 standard are appropriately identified in the check.

Anonymous and direct

The "Online Quick Check" informs you about the status of your company's energy management system. After completing the Quick Check you will obtain a direct online evaluation that includes a brief assessment of your company's situation. The self-check takes about 5 to 8 minutes and is anonymised, so that no conclusions can be made about the details of individual organisations.

Benchmarking

A bar diagram shows your results in relation to the average results of all participants in the Quick Check. This informs you how your company fares in comparison to others.

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Wish you success and informative results.

The TÜV Rheinland Team

ISO 50001 Online Quick Check

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Management responsibility

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Resource management

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Your results in detail

Your organisation falls into the category presenting many opportunities for improvement.

Your energy management system offers significant room for improvement. By implementing an efficient and effective management system, you can achieve your energy objectives and the associated savings in the best possible manner. Establishing efficient and targeted control of management processes and a continuous improvement process, you can increase your organisation's overall energy efficiency. Use these opportunities to cut your energy consumption, save resources and slash costs. Contact us if you have further questions or need more recommendations.

You are in the lower mid-range.

While your company's energy management system shows some promising aspects, some areas are still in significant need of improvement. By implementing targeted to extensive improvements in certain areas, you will quickly produce good results and achieve your energy objectives and the associated savings and environmental effects. Following the implementation of these measures, you can consider the certification of your energy management system. Contact us if you have further questions or need more recommendations.

You are in the upper mid-range.

Your company has obviously already addressed the issue of energy management. In the self-check your company has showed solid to good prerequisites for ISO 50001 certification. By implementing targeted improvements at certain critical points, you could make your energy management system ready for certification. Contact us ‒ we will be happy to recommend suitable measures.

You are in the top category.

According to the result of this self-check your company has already established a very good to excellent energy management system. Your company is likely to have to implement only a few optimisation measures to be ready for ISO 50001 certification. You can improve your energy efficiency, reduce your costs and save the environment and resources with only a small amount of effort. A subsequent certification audit carried out by TÜV Rheinland looks very promising. Contact us!