15 Jun '11, 2pm

ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard Published

The International Organization for Standardization has released ISO 50001, a standard for energy management systems. The standard aims to help organizations establish the systems and processes to improve their energy performance, including efficiency and consumption. The ISO says the standard is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations. ISO 50001 is designed to help companies make better use of their energy-consuming assets, evaluate and prioritize the implementation of energy-efficient technology, and promote efficiency throughout the supply chain. It is designed to integrate with other management standards, especially ISO 14001 on environmental management and ISO 9001 on quality management. The new standard specifies requirements for measurement, documentation and reporting, and for equipment design and procurement processes. It does not prescribe specific perf...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/06/15/iso-50001-e...

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