For energy management system according to ISO 50001: 2018
ISO 50001: 2018, Energy Management Systems – Requirements for Operating Instructions, provides requirements for the establishment of an energy management system (EnMS) in industrial plants, commercial, administrative and state buildings and entire organizations. It is estimated that this norm, which is geared to wider application in all national economic sectors, will affect around 60% of world energy use.
Energy is of key importance to the organization’s buisness and it can be a huge expense, regardless of their buisness. Apart from the economic costs of energy consumption for the organization, energy consumption can also cause damage to the consumption of natural resources and the negative impacts on climate change.
As with all ISO system management norms, ISO 50001 is designed to be applied to any organization, regardless of its size or buisness, regardless of whatever it is in the public or private sector, and regardless of its geographic location.
ISO 50001 is based on the model of the ISO management system that is applied in the standards of the management systems. In particular, the plan-do-check-act (PDCA) process has been specifically adopted for the continuius improvement of the energy management system. This enables the integration of energy management organizations with other organizational quality management systems, the environment, etc.
That approach is described by the management model as follows:
Plan: carries out an energy rating and establishes a baseline, energy performance indicators (ENPIs), long-term and short-term goals, and action plans necessary for obtaining results that will improve energy features in accordance with the energy policy organization.
Do: carries out plans of action on energy management.
Check: observe and measure the key features of operations that determine energy features in relation to energy policy and long term energy policy goals and report on results.
Act: take action to continuously improve the EnMS feature.