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3M Korea Ltd. Naju Plant Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
3M Korea Ltd. Naju Plant Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

3M Korea Naju plant improves energy performance 7.14% with SEP and ISO 50001

This case study describes how the 3M Korea Naju plant obtained ISO 50001 certification and became the first company in Korea to achieve Superior Energy Performance (SEP) from the Korean Energy Agency (KEA) . The Naju plant’s energy management system (EnMS) implementation enabled a 7.14 percent improvement in energy performance in two years.

North American Governments Announce Pilot Program to Accelerate Regional Adoption of the Energy Management Standard ISO 50001

Thursday, April 28, 2016
North American Governments Announce Pilot Program to Accelerate Regional Adoption of the Energy Management Standard ISO 50001

Energy ministries from Canada, Mexico, and the United States announced that nine companies will join the North American Energy Management Pilot Program to promote implementation of the ISO 50001 international energy management system standard. 

Global Awards Program to Recognize Leadership in Energy Management

Friday, February 19, 2016
Global Awards Program to Recognize Leadership in Energy Management

CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards to honor organizations using ISO 50001-certified energy management systems

The inaugural Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Energy Management Leadership Awards will recognize organizations using an ISO 50001-certified energy management system to save energy and reduce costs. To enter the competition, an organization must submit a copy of its ISO 50001 certificate and a structured case study, which will be evaluated by an independent panel of international experts. Three organizations will receive the prestigious CEM Award of Excellence for Energy Management and will be recognized at an awards ceremony during the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) meeting in San Francisco on June 2, 2016.

EMWG Works with Commission for Environmental Cooperation to Launch Novel Trilateral Energy Efficiency Initiative

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
EMWG Works with Commission for Environmental Cooperation to Launch Novel Trilateral Energy Efficiency Initiative

Companies across North America are invited to apply for the Energy Management Pilot Program

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation, with the support of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Working Group (EMWG), is spearheading an innovative pilot program to help North American companies reduce their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The North American Energy Management Pilot Program includes energy management training and coaching to implement the ISO 50001 standard. Companies can find more information on the CEC Energy Program webpage. The application deadline is 8 January 2016.

New Energy Management Case Studies Showcase Savings for U.S., Canadian Facilities

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
New Energy Management Case Studies Showcase Savings for U.S., Canadian Facilities

Case studies feature ISO 50001 use and resulting energy cost savings with energy management

Two case studies published by the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) highlight new energy management systems deployed by two North American industrial plants. These latest entries in the growing EMWG series explain how a Canadian plant, Chrysler Group LLC, and a U.S. plant, Cummins, Inc., deployed ISO 50001-compliant systems to manage energy more efficiently while boosting competitiveness.

Broan-NuTone Canada Becomes a Trailblazer in Energy Management

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Broan-NuTone Canada Becomes a Trailblazer in Energy Management

Broan-NuTone discusses their journey as a growing company that is making a name for themselves in the field of energy management. The home ventilation producer has prided themselves on their environmentally conscious products. They have spearheaded eco-initiatives in their Mississauga, Ontario plant since 2007, and routinely examine new ways to enhance environmental protection. Broan-NuTone did not want to stop there and they wanted to go further, achieve many different things, and bring more improvements to the business. So with the help of Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (NRCan’s CIPEC), the plant achieved ISO 50001 certification and became a trailblazer for energy management.

KI Pembroke is Making Changes and Saving Energy

Thursday, September 3, 2015
KI Pembroke is Making Changes and Saving Energy

Located in Pembroke, Ontario, KI Pembroke is a world-class producer of steel filing and storage office furniture, committed to sustainable manufacturing processes. Dan Mellen, general manager at KI Pembroke, explains that a driving force behind their success has been their partnership with the Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC). In 2012, KI Pembroke took advantage of corporate’s new energy policy to begin their own energy management system, to maximize the benefits of energy efficiency. They set a target in 2013 to reduce their energy consumption by approximately 10% and then they partnered with CIPEC, among others, to launch a campaign featuring awareness events, workshops, and training.

Chrysler Changes the Game in Energy Efficiency

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Chrysler Changes the Game in Energy Efficiency

Chrysler’s Brampton, Ontario plant is one of the largest producers of vehicles in Canada, and it’s also the first automotive assembly plant in Canada to achieve ISO 50001 certification. In this video, the Brampton plant team describes the plant’s partnership with Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (NRCan’s CIPEC) for support towards ISO 50001 certification. Plant manager, Dan Omahen, describes this process as having been “paved with teamwork.” Employees play a key role in the implementation and continued success of energy management initiatives.

St. Mary’s Cement Paves the Way for Industry Energy Conservation

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
St. Mary’s Cement Paves the Way for Industry Energy Conservation

Learn about how international standards help companies reduce their carbon footprint with the implementation of global energy management systems. ISO standards help companies like St. Mary’s Cement reduce the level of energy they consume and increase productivity. St. Mary’s Cement in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada runs all year round and is capable of producing 1.8 million metric tons of cement. Energy represents about 35% of the plant’s production costs. Natural Resources Canada’s Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) supports companies like St. Mary’s Cement who reduce the level of energy they consume through global energy management systems like ISO 50001.

IBM Becomes Leader with ISO 50001 Energy Management Program

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
IBM Becomes Leader with ISO 50001 Energy Management Program

IBM’s Bromont facility in Canada demonstrates how other facilities can become efficient, sustainable, and profitable with the ISO 50001 energy management program. IBM has had an environmental policy in place for over 40 years and their energy efficiency program has been implemented in the policy for over 20 years. ISO 50001 certification was a logical next step as part of their continuous improvement process. ISO 50001 certification required teamwork between several departments at the plant in Bromont, but the energy and financial savings have been significant.
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