Department Energy Management

What's the point?

Economically speaking, saving energy has been a topic since quite a while. However, in order to achieve the climate protection targets, the German government is determined to make further extensive efforts in the area of energy efficiency. But how can companies meaningfully address this challenge without time-consuming and expensive detours? How can an energy management be set up efficiently in addition to the many other tasks that have to be performed "en passant" today?

Today, there is sufficient experience from the introduction of energy management systems (EnMS) according to ISO 50001 and other efficiency systems to reliably answer these questions.

VNU's stance

Above all, systematic energy management according to ISO 50001 has developed into an effective method of reducing specific energy consumption and thus energy costs over the last years. In Germany, for example, energy efficiency is becoming a key economic success factor under the motto "Efficiency First".

With further standards published in the 50000 series, the topic of measurement and verification of performance improvement becomes significantly more relevant for users of ISO 50001 in the medium term.

The department and the cooperation of the members in the VNU are intended to bring the requirements / concepts of the standards to life, thus ensure their practical implementation and increase energy efficiency in companies.

Main topics

Langjährige Mitarbeit im Arbeitsausschuss NA 172-00-09 AA "Energieeffizienz und Energiemanagement" im Normenausschuss Grundlagen des Umweltschutzes (NAGUS) des Deutschen Instituts für Normung e.V. (DIN), Berlin

Long-term cooperation in the working committee NA 172-00-09 AA "Energy efficiency and energy management" in the standards committee "fundamentals of environmental protection" (Normenausschuss Grundlagen des Umweltschutzes NAGUS) at the German Institute for Standardization (Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V. DIN), Berlin

  • Publication of information as needed
  • Lectures at events of the association
  • Contact point for your questions and suggestions on practical energy management
  • Information on other related energy topics, e.g. EEG, BesAR, EDL-G

Informations / Publications

  • [Editorial (DE)] from Jochen Buser at EHSQ-Manager journal about the revision of ISO 50001:2018
  • [Interview (DE)] with Dr. Bastian Rüther about new requirements for energy audits according DIN 16247

Your contact partner

Please direct your questions by e-mail to our head of department Jochen Buser or contact Christina Geiger at the VNU office