ISO 50001 Certification

Energy Management System(Enms)

ISO 50001:2018 standard and its Certification

About ISO 50001:2018 standard

ISO 50001 standards have established the guidelines and requirements for organizations to successfully develop, implement, maintain, and continually improve an Energy Management System (EnMS).

ISO 50001 Certification Iraq

With the ISO 50001 revision, the standard provides companies internationally recognized guidelines to improve energy balance, reduce CO2 emissions, and lower energy costs by using energy more efficiently.

Our experts support you in introducing an effective energy management system in accordance with ISO 50001:2018. Increased requirements necessary for the sustainable and efficient use of energy have been optimally addressed in the revised standard.

Our many years of practical experience in ISO certification makes us the ideal partner to serve you in your energy management system needs. With us by your side for the entire certification process, you have the opportunity to establish sustainable improvement in energy efficiency throughout your company.

What is new in ISO 50001:2018 standard

The ISO 50001 standard specifies the requirements for an energy management system and enables an organization to apply a systematic approach for the continual improvement of energy performance, and greater energy efficiency and sustainability.

The main objectives and scope of the revision are:
  • To adopt the ISO High-Level Structure (HLS), common for all ISO standards, to ensure compatibility with other ISO Management System standards;
  • To ensure that the core concepts of 2011-edition are retained and better emphasized.
  • A stronger emphasis on the responsibility of leadership
  • Clear understanding of key concepts related to energy performance
  • Improved sections on data collection and normalization
  • Additional minor revisions reflecting seven years of using the standard in the real world

About ISO 50001 Certification:

ISO 50001:2018 helps organizations to use energy more efficiently and integrate better energy management into an organizations business strategy.  It does this by outlining how to implement and maintain an energy management system (EnMS) that continually improves the organization’s energy performance and saves money. 

Implementing an EnMS provides a systematic approach necessary to continually improve energy performance. Once in place, an EnMS enables an organization to set and achieve objectives and energy targets, take action to improve its energy performance and benefit from efficiency and costs savings as a result.

Coverage of ISO 50001 Certification in Iraq:

IAS is one of the highly performing as ISO Certification Bodies in Iraq. IAS conducts auditing and providing ISO 50001 certification in Iraq and also for various standards in Iraq. It also delivers, ISO 50001 Internal Auditor Training, and ISO 50001 Awareness/Foundation Training in Iraq. All these certification and Training services by IAS for the country is managed from its office.

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Who is this standard for?

  • It’s for use by any organization, regardless of its type, size, complexity, geographical location, organizational culture, or the products and services it provides. Specifically, the standard will be used by: 
  • Any organization wanting to improve energy management to reduce costs and carbon emissions
  • Any organization wishing to implement an energy management system
  • Those who want to develop a deeper understanding of internationally recognized best practice for energy management
  • Users of ISO 14001 who would like to develop their energy management systems
Process to obtain an ISO Certification:
  • Contact IAS by sending the application and call us for a free discussion and we can guide you in getting the ISO 50001:2018 Certification.
  • Based on the Application form submitted by your organization, IAS initiates ISO certification process for your company. Your application will be scrutinized and IAS will come out with the plan to conduct audits. Our staffs will be in touch with you to discuss and help you in the certification process. Check more detailed ISO 50001 certification procedure.
  • Plan and implement ISO 50001:2018standards requirements through documented Information(how this standard is practiced, monitored and continually improved).
  • Majorly, ISO certification audit includes 2 stages
  • Stage 1Audit: Readiness Audit
  • Stage 2 Audit: Verifying the effectiveness of the implementation of ISO 50001:2015.
  • The organization applying for ISO certification is audit based on an extensive sample of its sites, services, process, products & functions.
  • If any deviation is observed during the audit, a deviation report will be provided along with the detailed audit report. According to the grading of the deviations the IAS determines the time required for its closure including the correction and corrective actions which have to be approved by IAS audit team. After the effective closure of Non-conformity, the Certificate is issued limiting to the scope that was audited.
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Benefits of obtaining ISO 50001 certification

  • Reduce and manage energy usage and operating costs
  • An ISO 50001:2018 Energy Management System allows organizations to manage their energy consumption more efficiently, therefore you shall be reducing energy bills and increasing company savings.
  • Analyze and evaluate the organizational goals, incorporating new energy-efficient technology.
  • By continually improving the energy-related processes. Continual improvement allows your organization to be at the forefront of energy technology development, and also will keep you on track to meet your objectives. It keeps your organization on schedule and allows you to monitor and ensure that minor nonconformities are mitigated before they become major issues.
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions when using energy more effectively. Using new energy technology has the potential to reduce greenhouse gases. Greenhouse gases cause global warming – a sudden rise in temperature which has a negative effect on the environment.
  • Creating structured methods for identifying energy indicators to reduce the overall cost.
  • Through the use of 3rd party auditors, energy usage reporting is deemed more reliable by the market
  • Create Awareness of Roles in the Workplace
  • ISO 50001:2018 allows every employee to be aware of their roles in Energy Management in their organization.

What an organization should do to achieve certification?

  • Call IAS for conducting Audit and discuss audit procedure specific to your organization
  • Implement ISO 50001:2018-Energy Management System in your organization. (E.g. Documenting, training the staffs with Awareness and Internal Audit, practicing the system, etc)
  • Conduct at least one internal Audit program through trained EnMS Internal Auditors.
  • Compile the collected data and complete the analysis.
  • Conduct a Management review with the help of analyzed data and effect the decision towards improving the Organization’s performance in line with company objectives & goals.
  • Complete the audit successfully. (Stage 1 and Stage 2)
  • Closure of Non-conformance, if any.
  • Collect and maintain the ISO 50001 certification.
  • Comply with the surveillance audit annually.
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