Implementing ISO 14001 & ISO 50001 – Similarities & Differences

This blog series will investigate the similarities and differences between ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 50001:2018. The intent is to help organisations who are looking to get certified to either one or both of these standards to gain an understanding of the benefits and level of effort involved in utilising an integrated approach to obtain […]

ISO 50001 Set for a Revision

The International Energy Management System (EnMS) Standard ‘ISO 50001’ recently celebrated its 5th anniversary in June 2016. According to ISO, by the end of 2014, 6,778 organisations achieved certification to the standard, with many others implementing the standard without getting certified. As with all ISO management system standards, ISO 50001 must be reviewed every five […]

Update: European Union (Energy Efficiency) Regulations 2014 – Ireland

ATTENTION! Does your organisation employ more than 250 people directly? Does your organisation have an annual turnover of more than €50 million per year and/or an annual balance sheet in excess of €43 million? Are you a public body with individual buildings having a total useful floor area of more than 500m2 or an annual […]

Global Growth in the Uptake of ISO Standards – ISO 50001

Global Growth in the Uptake of ISO Standards: ISO 50001 This post investigates the global growth in the uptake of ISO’s seven most popular standards over the 2012 and 2013. Figures released from the ISO show a large increase in the number of certificates issued in 2012, compared with those issued in 2011. In 2012, […]

ISO 50001: What & Why?

ISO 50001:2011 is a standard created by ISO for an energy management system. This standard’s purpose is to enable organisations to follow a systematic approach in achieving continual improvement of energy performance. ISO 50001 aims to help organisations to continually reduce energy use, resulting in a reduction in energy costs and also their carbon footprint. […]