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ISO 50001: easier Article 8 compliance, plus energy cost savings

Right across Europe, Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU (also known as ‘Article 8?) now applies. Simply put, from December 5th 2015, businesses with at least either 250 employees – or annual revenues of €50 million and an annual balance of €43 million – have had to comply with Article 8 in every EU Member…

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What the EU "Winter Package" means for industry

 

Recognising industry’s contribution to clean energy

The European Commission has published its proposals for the contribution of clean energy in meeting the EU’s obligations for the Paris climate…

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How to bring ISO 50001 into life - Automotiv Industry Case Study.pdf

What is needed to benefit from ISO 50001 beyond pure regulatory compliance? A step by step description of how HE Consulting discovered and REALIZED energy saving potential in the automotive industry. This case study covers not only how to identify low hanging fruits or in other words savings generated without technical investments, but also the status 18 month after project start. Additionally it…

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Securing Energy Efficiency to Secure the Energy Union

How Energy Efficiency meets the EU Climate and Energy Goals

The JRC report (download link above) provides scientific evidence to support the “Efficiency First” principle considered by the Energy…

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The difference between implementing and benefitting from ISO50001

This short article describes a common issue many companies are facing. ISO50001 has become a widely implemented standard in industry. However, the energy management system often exists only on paper resulting in nothing else than additional administrative burden and costs. That´s obvioulsy a waste of time and money. The reason? ISO50001 is a framework only. HE Consulting briefly describes what is…

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Smart Metering : Is it really interesting for Industry?

What is Smart Metering ?

About  the issue of rational use of energy, smart metering turns out to be a real solution to consider. But, what is actually smart metering? The smart metering is literally…

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UCC First University to Achieve ISO 50001

University College Cork (UCC) claims to be the first university worldwide and the first public sector body in Ireland to achieve ISO 50001 certification. Aided by ISO 50001 implementation software (Enerit) that covered significant energy users, energy saving opportunities, energy actions and planning, corrective actions and audit management, UCC implemented its energy management programme in just…

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