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Case Studies

This collection of energy management system (EnMS) case studies presents the real-world data and experiences of early adopters who use EnMS to achieve savings. These case studies describe the implementation and resulting savings from use of an EnMS, ISO 50001, or energy optimization projects.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

3M Company Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

3M Company Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Energy Efficiency as a 3M Competitive Advantage

This case study describes how offering certification and recognition from a reputable third party led 3M to participate in the development of the ISO 50001 and 50021 standards through an industry collaborative led by the U.S. Department of Energy beginning in 2007. 3M facilities were among the first to pilot ISO 50001 implementation in 2011.