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A guide to

BS EN ISO 50001:2018 −
Energy Management Standard
The standard helping organizations to continually improve their
energy performance and management

comply with legislation and increase your sustainability. The scale of our The Carbon Trust negative environmental impact. It aligns energy improvements with the strategy of the organization.bsigroup. location or industry. whether in operations. Energy is essential in the production of goods and services and. reduce your energy usage. That’s why organizations are Whether you are legally obligated or simply a responsibly-minded being regulated and encouraged to: organization. heating. so has our energy use. If you are responsible for managing energy within your organization or are a senior leader looking to integrate better energy management into your business strategy and transform how you manage energy. then BS EN ISO 50001:2018 is for you.Executive Briefing: BS EN ISO 50001:2018 − a guide to the Energy Management Standard Who should be interested in the Energy Management Standard? If you want to continually improve the energy performance of your organization and its supporting management system. A good energy management system supply chains gives you a handle on your organization’s energy use. embedding the right practices and behaviours to continually whilst meeting associated legal requirements. Route to ESOS compliance procurement.” industries have grown. Regardless of your organization’s size. this standard can help you reduce energy costs. has never been greater. how do you implement them? how they manage their energy. The Energy Management Standard enables energy management system is all about proactively planning and you to achieve effective energy management and . it is in everyone’s interest to safeguard our environment. How can energy management Governments. Doing this well. improve your organization’s energy performance. Organizations are now taking increased responsibility to improve Once you have a list of opportunities. To ensure our businesses can continue to thrive. costs and CO2emissions. design or retrofits. Why the interest in energy “A 20% cut in energy costs management – what’s the represents the same bottom opportunity? line benefit as a 5% increase A healthy economy depends on a healthy environment. and How do you continually seek to control and improve? The standard’s become more resilient. through a structured manner. It does so irrespective of the quantity of energy you currently use or the types of energy you consume. the world over. as our in sales in many businesses. better managing your energy is a great idea that can improve their energy performance and that of their save you energy and money. Buy your copy of BS EN ISO 50001:2018 now at: shop. both on our planet and its populations. It ensures you r educe greenhouse gas emissions understand how your organization uses energy for manufacturing. the revised BS EN ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard can help. has been demonstrated to save energy. need everyone to embrace efficient benefit my business? production and operating processes. cooling and lighting etc and the various opportunities to invest in clean energy technologies and infrastructure. identify risks and opportunities. engaging across the organization to put in place a system to continually seek improvements in energy use.

procedures Do.Key aspects of the Energy Management Standard BS EN ISO 50001:2018 outlines the energy management processes As with other ISO management system standards.and plans to achieve them continual improvement • Identify and gather data to track your ongoing performance • Evaluate compliance with legal and other requirements • Measure changes to your energy performance • Align and review . the energy considered to be the current best practice globally. to objectives. and specific energy-tasks to meet your organization’s energy It outlines what to think about and implement at each stage. processes. shortlist of activities for establishing policies. and work towards achieving the stated objective. It requires the organization to define the desired energy incorporate energy management into existing organizational performance. processes. procedures and action plans • Credibly demonstrate measurable improvements •P  ut structures in place to identify system non-conformity and rectify it Buy your copy of BS EN ISO 50001:2018 now at: shop.bsigroup. such as: Context of the organization Internal and Needs and expectations external issues of interested parties Scope of the energy management system P Planning Support and A Improvement Leadership operation D Performance evaluation C Intended outcomes of the energy management system How to: Implement an energy How to: Improve your energy management system performance • Secure critical leadership commitment • Identify risks and opportunities related to your energy •P  ut the right expertise and support in place to secure performance success • Determine your current performance • E stablish a data-driven and facts-based process that drives •S  et energy objectives and targets . It provides a management system in BS EN ISO 50001 is based on the Plan. Check and Act framework.

6.1 Actions to address Risks and Opportunities Legal requirements and other requirements 4.6 4. products.2 5.3 Control of documented information Operational control 4.2 Energy policy Energy planning 4.4.3 9.3 Management review 10.3 Energy review 6.1 Actions to address Risks and Opportunities Energy baseline 4.2 Design Procurement of energy services.6 8.3 Awareness Communication 4.3 7. correction.1 Monitoring.5 Documented information 7.1 6.4.1 Operations planning and control Design 4.5.2 9.1 Leadership and commitment 5.6 9 Performance evaluation Monitoring measurement and analysis 4.2 Objectives. equipment and 4.3 5.1. energy targets and planning to achieve them action plans Implementation and operation 4.1 General 7.5.5 Energy baseline Energy performance indicators 4.5 7 Support 8 Operations General 4.6.7 9. corrective action and preventive 4. training and awareness 4.1 Resources Management representative 4.1 4.2 Creating and updating 7.4 Energy management system (EnMS) Management responsibility 4.1 9.4 6.3 Determining the scope and boundaries of the energy management system Leadership and commitment Top management 4.1 Leadership and commitment 7.5.5. energy targets and energy management 4.5 7.5 8.3 Procurement energy Checking 4.5 Documented information Management review 4.2 Understanding the needs and expectations of interested parties Energy review 4.2 5.2 Internal EnMS audit Nonconformities.7 8.4 6 Planning General 4.6 Planning for collection of energy data Evaluation of compliance with legal requirements 4.4.2 Evaluation of legal and other Clause Mapping Guide ISO 50001: 2011 to ISO 50001: 2018 ISO 50001:2011 ISO 50001:2018 Introduction Introduction Scope 1 1 Scope Normative references 2 2 Normative references Terms and definitions 3 3 Terms and definitions 4 Context of the organization 4. measurement.4. Internal audit of the EnMS 4.4 7.5.4 Energy performance indicators Energy objectives. responsibilities and authorities Energy Policy 4.4 10.4.3 6.4 Communication Documentation 4.3 Organization roles. shop.2.5.1 Competence.5.6.1 Understanding the organization and its context Energy management system requirements 4 General requirements 4.2 7.5 6. analysis and evaluation of energy performance and the EnMS 6.3 Determining the scope and boundaries of the energy management system 5.2 Continual improvement 10 Improvement .bsigroup.1 Nonconformity and corrective action action Control of records 4.2 Competence 7.2 4.

energy management system. Drawing on the knowledge and Many UK organizations use the standard as a tool to assess and experience of energy management experts globally.bsigroup. how much it’s costing energy management into your business practice •G  ives you the tools to reduce energy use and energy • T akes a business-orientated approach to identify and consumption. and enhances new definitions including energy performance improvement strategic alignment within organizations. and/or increase energy efficiency. ISO 14001. your energy bills and become more competitive • E nhances resilience by reducing your reliance on fossil fuels and energy supply Improved compliance Improved reputation • Improves your compliance with energy legislation. ISO 9001. However. thus lower manage energy as a risk to the organization. since the 2011 standard was standards ( How will the Energy Management Standard benefit my organization? Implementing this standard provides a systematic way to demonstrated. or how your energy performance improvement will be Improved financial performance Improved business integration • Increases your understanding of: what types of energy you use. knowledge.Executive Briefing: BS EN ISO 50001:2018 − a guide to the Energy Management Standard shop. regulation • E stablishes a process for continual energy performance and overall climate change mitigation goals improvement •C  ertification to this standard continues to be an approved •H  elps you meet your environmental and carbon reduction compliance route to meeting the requirements of Energy targets Savings Opportunity Scheme Regulations (ESOS) How does the 2018 revision differ from the 2011 standard? The intended outcome of this standard − achieving continual Key changes in the 2018 Energy Management Standard: improvement of energy performance and the energy management • Improved compatibility with other ISO management system system − has not . the high-level structure (HLS) evolved. • Improved sections on collecting data and normalization •S  tronger emphasis on the responsibility of leadership Buy your copy of BS EN ISO 50001:2018 now at: shop. across the UK and globally. The revised standard reflects learnings from 7 years of use •P  rovides greater clarification of existing concepts and includes in companies of all sizes. It will help you reduce your energy costs. ISO 45001) as the revised first published. the standard improve their energy management. • E nables you to take a structured approach to integrating how much you are using/wasting. technology and regulations have standard is based on ISO’s Annex SL.bsigroup. become more resilient and comply with legislation. grow more continually improve your organization’s energy performance and sustainably. others choose to formally does not dictate what your organization’s energy targets should be achieve certification to the standard. and.g.

Standards. The message being that ‘working to this standard shows we are committed to avoiding energy wastage and reducing our greenhouse gas emissions’. The updated version has been refined to include input from the experience of existing users and the energy management profession. Our expertise at BSI is developing standards solutions that help They are based on the collective wisdom of those with expertise in organizations perform better and deliver value. We are world leaders in standards.000 of them! acts as the UK’s National Standards Body (NSB). stakeholders. supplying materials or managing a process. improve performance.” Martin . customers.” Louise Kingham OBE FEI.” David Fatscher. BSI British Standards is part of the BSI Group which activities and BSI’s portfolio extends to more than 30. Standards cover a huge range of time since 1901. How can standards benefit my organization? Standards are knowledge. in essence. But. Honorary President of ESTA and Chair of BSI’s UK Energy Management Committee “Effective energy management is an essential aspect of any successful business. Head of Market Development – Sustainability. Every standard we their subject matter. within our standards can help your organization embed excellence. the advice and guidance contained Organizations more successful. Standards are powerful tools – they help make design is for voluntary use. ISO 50001 is widely considered as the benchmark standard for energy management worldwide and the Energy Institute sees the revised BS EN ISO 50001:2018 version as a crucial tool for energy management professionals working in this sphere. W4 4AL United Kingdom T: +44 345 080 9001 E: cservices@bsigroup. reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth. Chief Executive.Executive Briefing: BS EN ISO 50001:2018 − a guide to the Energy Management Standard shop. save money and reduce carbon emissions. A standard can be about making a product. delivering a service. in relation to the earlier version. They are agreed ways of doing things. British Standards Institution BSI Group 389 Chiswick High Road London. “Adopting this standard is now seen as an important aspect of engaging with staff. Energy Institute “BS EN ISO 50001 can help organizations contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 7 on Affordable and clean energy and the UK Government’s 25-year Environment Plan. Our standards have been helping organizations stand the test of act as ‘a guide to good practice’. It is indispensable in helping to improve efficiency. We look forward to the ongoing uptake of ISO 50001.