ISO 50001:2011

Energy management systems

The specifies requirements for an Energy Management System to enable organization to develop and implement a policy, controls for identified significant areas of energy consumption and energy reductions. It resets the best practices in energy management in compliance with existing national standards and initiatives.

It is applicable to different  organizations irrespective of size, nature or geography. All Hospital, Health Care, Construction and Buildings, Shopping Malls, Commercial Building, Manufacturing and Service Companies.


  1. is applicable to any organization regardless of its type, size, complexity, geographical location, organizational culture or the products and services it provides;
  2. is applicable to activities affecting energy performance that are managed and controlled by the organization;
  3. is applicable irrespective of the quantity, use, or types of energy consumed;
  4. requires demonstration of continual energy performance improvement, but does not define levels of energy performance improvement to be achieved;
  5.  can be used independently, or be aligned or integrated with other management systems.


  • Reduced greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions and carbon footprint. Compliance with this standard will allow you to meet current or future voluntary and/or mandatory energy efficiency targets or GHG emission reduction legislation.
  • Increase energy cost savings for the organization by reducing energy costs via a structured approach to managing your energy consumption.
  • Increased knowledge of equipment efficiencies. By integrating your existing management systems you can align your Energy Management System (EnMS) with existing
  • management systems for additional organizational benefits.
  • Informed decision-making processes from system design through to operation
  • Increased energy awareness among staff members at all levels.
  • Structured approach to the Right First Time methodologies
  • Improved corporate image and credibility with all stakeholders and customer
  • Enhanced security of energy supply as you will have identified your energy risk exposure in areas within the organization and commenced processes to reduce them
  • Improved operational efficiencies and maintenance practices