We are experts in Energy Management Systems, and we advise clients interested in becoming certified in the implementation of Energy Management Systems such as ISO 50.001.
For Bettergy, experts in energy consulting and engineering, ISO 50.001 IS NOT ANY MORE STANDARD.
This standard is characterized by:
- Provide tangible benefits to an organization, such as financial savings.
- It is a rule that is receiving a great boost from public administrations due to the need to comply with the different energy saving directives, which in many cases can be supported by financial aid.
- It promotes and complements the organizations’ environmental management and social responsibility strategies.
In the first instance, the scope within the different possible visions to be developed in the implementation of an energy management system (validation of existing procedures or creation of new procedures) must be determined. Defining the scope is always the biggest challenge in understanding what the EnMS should be.
The phases of the implementation project can be divided into three, the first being the most technical and important:
PHASE I: Development of the Energy Management System (EnMS): The energy review and the definition of the baseline calculation is one of the key stages. The areas of consumption have to be identified initially, developing an energy balance, as well as the different factors that influence such consumption. With the information obtained in the energy review, the energy performance is analyzed:
- Establish a baseline of energy: quantitative reference used as a basis for comparison of energy performance.
- Define and calculate Energy Performance Indicators (EnPI): they must be appropriate to the activity of the organization and allow monitoring of its performance (worker, m2, degree day, degree day of heating, solar irradiation, ..)
- In addition, the search for energy performance indicators (KPI) is essential, as well as the search for correlation analysis between variables that can affect energy consumption.Once energy consumption is determined, the baseline is established that will serve as a model against which compare the energy performance of the installation.
Another phase of great strategic and technical importance is the establishment of operational control methodologies within the EnMS itself.
2.PHASE II: Implementation Support
3.PHASE III: Internal Audit