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PLUS 50001 (1st ed. pub. 2011)
This is the first edition of the ISO 50001 essentials handbook. The objective of this handbook is to provide user-friendly guidance to enterprises who wish to implement an ISO 50001-conformant Energy Management System (EnMS), and in the longer term to accomplish continual improvement in energy performance through effective operation and maintenance of an EnMS. While this handbook is specifically aimed at the small and medium enterprises, it is expected that organizations of all sizes will find it useful for developing an energy management system.
Structure / Layout
The handbook on ISO 50001:2011 consists of the following four sections:
Section 1 - Introduction to this handbook
Discusses the intent and layout of the handbook.
Section 2 - ISO 50001:2011 and other related documents
Introduces the ISO 50001:2011 Standard and discusses its relationship to other related documents.
Section 3 - Implementation and use
Includes information on topical areas related to the application of the ISO 50001:2011 requirements.
Section 4 - Energy management system
Includes the text of the ISO 50001:2011 requirements Clauses (ISO 50001 is structured so that all requirements of the Standard are provided within Clause 4). This is supplemented by guidance on practical aspects for implementing key parts of an Energy Management System.
Additionally, this section includes examples from a fictional company, ABC Inc. developed to demonstrate how implementation might work in a typical company. An EnMS audit checklist for each section is also included.
Based on the National Standard: CAN/CSA-ISO 50001 2011 edition CAN/CSA-ISO 50001:11 is the first edition of the ISO 50001 Standard, Energy management systems - Requirements with guidance for use. It was released in June 2011, and is the first national energy management systems standard for Canada. The Standard itself is available for purchase at CSA's website.