Implementing and Improving an Energy Management System - How to meet the Requirements of ISO 50001, by Graham Wooding and Kit Oung
A practical guide to complying with the requirements specified in ISO 50001, the international standard for energy management systems. Providing a detailed, process-by-process guide to understanding and implementing all of its requirements.
Part A discusses ISO management system standards generally, putting ISO 50001 in to context, explains how to get the most benefit from its use, and shows the steps necessary for implementation based on the ISO "process approach". Part B tackles the core technical principles of energy management needed for successful use of the standard. It is aimed at those non-energy professionals who would welcome some technical help. Part C takes a clause-by-clause look at ISO 50001 offering interpretation of the requirements as well as hints and tips on how to achieve compliance, including what evidence an auditor might expect at each stage. Here you will find hints and tips on how to record and evidence your performance as well as answers to all of the most frequently asked questions.
So, whether you are an experienced energy manager looking for assistance setting up a formal management system for the first time, or an experienced management system professional with little energy experience, this essential guide to ISO 50001 is for you.
What are the benefits
•Cost-effective, quick and easy understanding and implementation of ISO 50001
•Prepares the user for audit and/or verification
•Effective implementation of ISO 50001 can improve energy efficiency, thereby reducing costs, and help meet regulatory demands
About the Authors
Graham Wooding is a practising management consultant with over 30 years’ experience in organizational leadership and in the management and implementation of business systems. He specialises in management as related to energy and energy efficiency and is obsessive about the importance of correct terminology. Graham was previously a BSI expert and part of the international team that drafted ISO 50001.
Kit Oung is a practicing energy consultant specialising in energy and carbon reduction strategies using low-cost high-return opportunities and energy management systems. He has 15 years' experience in energy auditing and implements energy reduction projects for blue chip multi-national companies including petrochemical, specialty chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage and large commercial properties across five continents.
Kit is a BSI expert where he regularly reviews and provides inputs to various energy and environmental standards. He chairs two international standards committees in developing energy auditing standards and is the author of Energy Management in Business: The Manager’s Guide to Maximising and Sustaining Energy Reduction published by Gower.