ISO 50001: 2011/2018- Energy Management System




Using energy efficiently helps organizations save money as well as helping to conserve resources and tackle climate change. ISO 50001 supports organizations in all sectors to use energy more efficiently, through the development of an energy management system (EnMS). KBS is the top accredited certification body in India providing ISO 50001 is based on the management system model of continual improvement also used for other well-known standards such as ISO 9001 or ISO 14001. This makes it easier for organizations to integrate energy management into their overall efforts to improve quality and environmental management. Use of ISO 50001:2011 helps organizations in developing a policy for more efficient use of energy, fix targets and objectives to meet the policy, use data to better understand and make decisions about energy use, measure the results, review how well the policy works, and continually improve energy management.

KBS has been in the filed of energy management systems based on ISO 50001, ISO 14064 and Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) since long and has successfully assessed and certified a number of projects including overseas. This also include energy efficiency projects for buildings, lightings, waste heat recovery projects as well. Our auditors are highly qualified and experience having core competence in the field and work with all sincerity and due professionalism.


Transition Plan from ISO 50001-2011 to ISO 50001-2018


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Certification Process


The certification process includes following major steps. For further details kindly see procedure for certification system in the download section.


  1. Application/Enquiry
    Client submits the application form to KBS (Application for Certification).
  2. Review of Application by KBS
    KBS reviews the application to check if the requisite services can be provided and accordingly prepares the quotation/ estimate and the contract (Certification audit contract).
  3. Audit planning
    Once the contract is signed, KBS makes the audit programme and inform the client.
  4. Assessment
    Initial certification includes two stages assessment. Recertification includes only one stage. The assessment is carried out by the team at the sites against the applicable criteria. The report is provided to client identifying the compliancelevel includingany nonconformities.
  5. Verification of Non-conformities
    Client submits the implemented or proposed action based on the classification of non-conformity. KBS reviews the actions.
  6. Certification Decision
    KBS takes certification decision based on the report submitted by the audit team. If decision is in favour of grant of certification, a Certificate is Issued to the client.
  7. Surveillance assessment
    Surveillance assessment are held as per the periodicity defined and agreed. First surveillance within 12 months from the date of the stage 2 audit. Certificate is maintained based on the outcome of the surveillance audit and compliance with the requirements. First Surveillance within 12 months from the date of certification decision date.
  8. Recertification
    Before expiry of the certificate, recertification is planned and conducted.