ISO 50001, the global energy management systems standard, specifies requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and improving an EnMS. The standard is based upon the Plan-Do-Check-Act management system, which is familiar to many manufacturing plants that have implemented other ISO standards.

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DOE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office recognizes the importance of energy performance in boosting the cost-competitiveness of U.S. businesses. DOE's 50001 Ready and Superior Energy Performance 50001 (SEP 50001) programs provide guidance, tools, and protocols to drive deeper, more sustained savings from ISO 50001.

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Department of Energy Recognizes AstraZeneca for Achieving SEP 50001 at Gaithersburg Campus in Maryland
AstraZeneca’s Gaithersburg campus became the first biomedical facility in the world to achieve SEP 50001 at the silver performance level, improving its energy performance 8.5% over three years and saving $420,000 on energy bills annually.
November 3, 2021
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U.S. Department of Energy Recognizes JW Marriott, Washington, DC, for Achieving SEP 50001
JW Marriot achieved 7.8% energy performance improvement over three years, saved $221,551 in energy costs, and reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 725.43 metric tons.
October 28, 2021
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SEP 50001 and Energy Management Professional Credentialing Transitions to the Association of Energy Engineers
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is pleased to announce the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) as a new provider of professional credentialing services in support of DOE’s ISO 50001-related energy...
August 11, 2021
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Department of Energy Recognizes HARBEC, Inc. for Achieving SEP 50001
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognizes HARBEC Inc. of Ontario, NY, for its recertification to the Superior Energy Performance 50001TM (SEP 50001) program and additional Platinum-level achievements. Since its first certification in 2013, HARBEC has
May 4, 2021
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