50001 News – 3rd Party Audits
The cost and availablity of energy is a major concern for every organization. Improving energy efficiency can mean the difference between operating a a profit or at a loss. The organization that maintains a system of energy management will stay competitive in their market.
Maintainin a EnMS is importatnt, but should be the first step. To ensure its efficacy, we recommend you have an independent third party audit your Energy Management System. An audit using the ISO 50002:2014, an International Standard helps every organization. It can also be used to market the context of your company in terms of environmental friendliness.
A third party audit provides a useful analysis of your energy footprint
Kit Oung, a professional that helped develop ISO 50002 stated, “Energy audits are a tool to reduce energy consumption and find a long-term solution. “They help identify and prioritize opportunities to improve energy performance, reduce energy waste and obtain related environmental benefits.”
Using the audit report will help
- understand current energy use
- document current energy performance and
- analyze recommendations for improvements
- understand operational controls, maintenance controls, and capital projects.
Ultimately it will improve an organization’s energy performance and financial benefits.