The ISO 50001 standard specifies the requirements for an energy management system and enables an organization to apply a systematic approach to continuous improvement of energy performance, and greater energy efficiency and sustainability.
The 2018 version of ISO 50001 was published on 20 August 2018, aiming at improving energy management in terms of efficiency, use and consumption. This version specifies how to establish, implement, maintain and improve an energy management system according to the new ISO High Level Structure. Companies already certified with ISO 50001:2011 have a 3-year period to transition their certificate until August 20th, 2021.
The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) published the Resolution 2017-14, which states the following:
The main objectives and scope of the revision are:
The necessary steps to face the transition are:
During all these steps RINA can be a valid support, offering: