Introduction to energy management acc. to ISO 50001

The requirement that energy management systems (EnMS) acc. to ISO 50001 be introduced stems from art. 41 of Germany‘s Renewable Energy Act. When the country‘s Energy and Electricity Tax Act is amended in 2013, the same requirement will also apply to the so-called peak-tax adjustment for energy-intensive companies.

This report describes the procedure and experience gained in the introduction of EnMS in the brick and tile industry and provides helpful hints for its swift, smooth implementation. Apart from the aspect of certification as a prerequisite for refunds and limitations, the only way to...

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