Energy Management System or Energy Audit

Whether you own a small business, large manufacturing industry or a big commercial building, it is important to take benefit of any strategies or a program that will help you to save your expenses related to energy. There are short term strategies that have positive impact on some of the specific key parts of your organization, as well there are long term strategies that will help in improving and sustaining organization energy performance. Energy management system can be a good start, which encourages energy centric work culture, provides a framework to manage energy, find opportunities for improvements and helps to achieve energy targets.

What is Energy Management System?

According to ISO 50001:2018 EnMS is a set of interrelated or interacting elements of an organization to establish an energy policy, objectives, energy targets, action plans and process(es) to achieve the objectives and energy targets


The strategy of adjusting and optimizing energy, using systems and procedures so as to reduce energy requirements per unit of output while holding constant or reducing total costs of producing the output from these systems.

EnMS leads to…

What is Energy Audit?

Energy audit means the verification, monitoring and analysis of use of energy including submission of technical report containing recommendations for improving energy efficiency with cost benefit analysis and an action plan to reduce energy consumption.

Difference Between EnMS and Energy Audit?

Energy Management System (EnMS)Energy Audit (EA)
EnMS seeks continuous improvement by continuous monitoring Energy audit is a time based study
EnMS needs a sustained effort over time, not only to identify potential saving but also for the maintenance of system itself.Energy audit  needs a timely effort to identify potential savings.
EnMS needs cooperation of the staff, not only for timely collaboration for implementation of the system but to maintain it over time.Energy audit involve only timely collaboration of the company’s staff

Why to go for Energy Management System?

  • EnMS is more sustainable than performing only energy audit
  • Brings effectiveness in an organization’s system
  • Build energy centric work culture within an organization
  • Brings reliability in an organization’s system
  • Helps in meeting overall climate change goal
  • Alignment with strategic direction
  • EnMS provide structured approach to identify, measure and manage energy consumption and energy performance
  • Improve organizations brand image
  • Comply with statutory and regulatory requirements