Energy consumption

Are you a Best Practice Energy Manager?

  Many energy managers still continue to carry out energy management using a project based approach and are not achieving all the savings that can be achieved using an ISO 50001 based approach. Project based energy management restricts organisations ability to reduce energy costs through a short term focus on stand-alone energy projects. Best practice… | Read on »

Greener airports thanks to EU-funded project

Every summer millions of Europeans descend upon the continent’s airports on their way to sunshine and adventure. As airport users explode in number, so does the cost and environmental footprint of running an airport. Did you know that as airports get bigger and bigger they each consume as much energy as small cities? Think only… | Read on »

Enerit Features on Euronews

While statistics say flying may be the safest way to travel, it is perhaps not so safe for the environment. Airplanes burn tons of fuel, and, on the ground, each airport consumes as much energy as a small town. Why is that, and can it be changed?  View the below video to find out more… | Read on »

UK manufacturers missing out on £10bn in profits a year

The vast majority of UK manufacturing businesses are failing to take advantage of opportunities to significantly improve profits and reduce costs according to new research. A new study by the Next Manufacturing Revolution (NMR) – a not-for-profit organization founded by 2degrees, Lavery/Pennell and the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing – claims that through more… | Read on »

ISO 50001 – Intelligent Energy Performance Improvement

Large organisations in different sectors are implementing a strong systematic Energy Management System (EnMS) based on the new ISO 50001 standard. As well as demonstrating Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), this standard makes sense from a business case point of view with the potential for significant energy savings, leading to reduced costs and improved profits. Implementing… | Read on »

Enerit’s systematic EnMS in detail

See Enerit’s Systematic EnMS in detail We have added 3 new videos describing Enerit Systematic EnMS software for systematic energy management in more details. These videos describe specific areas of the software as related to day-to-day energy management, energy planning and how to manage  your EnMS effectively. We would love to know what you think…. | Read on »

EMAS needs greater incentives, say German users

EMAS needs greater incentives, say German users Forthcoming revisions to the EU’s EMAS environmental management scheme should provide more incentives for firms to join and loosen some obligations, a conference organised by the German government heard last week. Larger organisations and manufacturing firms want lower fees for environmental permits, according to survey results presented to… | Read on »

Energy data management for the “ISO 50001 mind-set”

ISO 50001 follows the Deming cycle (PLAN-DO-CHECK-ACT) to help organizations plan, implement, maintain and improve an Energy Management System (EnMS). For large energy using organisations, energy data is most often managed in an Energy Management Information System (EMIS). In a previous article “EnMS and EMIS: What’s the Difference? ”, in Energy Manager Today, Dr. Paul… | Read on »

ISO 50001: INTEGRATION with ISO 14001

A few years ago, I was gathering requirements for ISO 50001 software, I asked early adopters of EN 16001 the following question: “You already have ISO 14001. Will you have a standalone system for EN 16001?” These companies are all large multinationals in sectors like pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food and electronics. My question was answered… | Read on »

Tesco edges out Enerit and Guinness in battle to win Sustainable Energy Innovation Award

Enerit are finalists of the Sustainable Energy Awards 2012. Enerit were shortlisted for the Sustainable Energy Innovation Award which recognizes pioneering activity in practical sustainable energy in Ireland. Through on-going innovation in software development for systematic energy management over the past 8 years, Enerit have developed and delivered the first ISO 50001 software in the… | Read on »