ISO 50001:2018 Preview

Energy management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use

This document specifies requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving an energy management system (EnMS). The intended outcome is to enable an organization to follow a systematic approach in achieving continual improvement of energy performance and the EnMS.

This document:

a) is applicable to any organization regardless of its type, size, complexity, geographical location, organizational culture or the products and services it provides;

b) is applicable to activities affecting energy performance that are managed and controlled by the organization;

c) is applicable irrespective of the quantity, use, or types of energy consumed;

d) requires demonstration of continual energy performance improvement, but does not define levels of energy performance improvement to be achieved;

e) can be used independently, or be aligned or integrated with other management systems.

Annex A provides guidance for the use of this document. Annex B provides a comparison of this edition with the previous edition.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2018-08
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 30
  • :
    ISO/TC 301
    Energy management and energy savings
  • 27.015
    Energy efficiency. Energy conservation in general
    03.100.70
    Management systems

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