I have been working with a business this week upskilling their staff to be able to audit their Energy Management System (EnMS). Our discussions covered many aspects of auditing and business practice and it was fascinating to see just how wide the impact of an EnMS can be. The business were considering bringing a new item of plant on line and whilst this sat clearly as a 'new business opportunity' in their business objectives and targets we quickly identified that this, and a number of other initiatives listed, all had implications for energy usage and that for compliance with ISO50001 the design and procurement teams needed to have some input into the evaluation process and that energy implications from bringing the plant on stream also needed to be actively considered. A great course, some really good thinking and work achieved!
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