ISO 50001 Energy management systems Standard BSI case studies on reducing energy consumption

Issue 41 – August 2012

At a recent BSI BS EN ISO 50001 Workshop in July 2012, all eyes were on energy management in the wake of the European Commission's Proposed Energy Efficiency Directive. The Directive obliges member states to establish energy efficiency schemes that make energy audits mandatory for large companies. Four BSI case studies show how forward-thinking organisations are already cutting their energy consumption with BSISO50001. As well as saving thousands of pounds, they have improved efficiency, created a sense of teamwork, and improved their reputation.

Camfil Farr case study

Camfil Farr is the global leader in providing air filtration and clean air solutions.The company is run from a 160 000 sq ft manufacturing plant in Lancashire with more than 200 employees – and the entire workforce is committed to managing and saving energy with BSISO 50001. Discover how they cut £200,000 from their energy bills.

City of London case study

The City of London provides local government and policing services for the financial and commercial heart of Britain, the Square Mile. But its responsibilities extend far beyond the City boundaries. Discover how BS ISO 50001 is helping the city meet its ambitious carbon reduction targets below.

Thornhill case study

A Yorkshire based manufacturer of heat exchangers, Thornhill found implementing BS ISO 50001 'brings together your team, unites your business in a common goal, and reaps rewards in terms of cost savings and sustainability.' Discover how ISO 50001 helps Thornhill below.

London South Bank University case study

London South Bank University (LSBU) is one of London's largest and oldest universities. It's a cosmopolitan establishment, welcoming over 23 000 students from over 120 countries providing relevant, accredited, and professionally recognised education. Discover how LSBU used BS ISO 50001 to put sustainability at the heart of its research and curriculum below.

Summarised from BSI's Environmental and Sustainability Newsletter, July 2012.

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