What’s not to like?
Gary Sims of Fathom Energy & Environment Ltd examines the business case for formalising energy management.
Management Systems are a familiar feature in many organisations; frequently the result of organisations needing to demonstrate certifiable control to stakeholders. Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety Management systems are now familiar in many workplaces.
Many will also have noticed how the emphasis on performance improvement has been an increasingly important feature of what these standards intend to achieve. It is now possible to accredit Energy Management Systems (EnMS) with the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) introducing ISO50001 in 2011, and performance improvement is very much the central driver as to why we should consider it.