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The publications library includes reports and presentations, as well as technical papers, guides, brochures, flyers, and fact sheets from the Energy Management Working Group (EMWG).

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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 3M facilities were among the first to pilot the implementation of ISO 50001 in 2011, and, since that time, 3M has implemented the standard at eighteen facilities in seven countries. Superior Energy Performance (ISO 50021) has been implemented at three of the eighteen facilities. 3M facilities participating in ISO 50001 and ISO 50021 have shown an energy performance improvement of 10.5% over the past three years.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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

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.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) Fact Sheet

Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) Fact Sheet

The Energy Management Working Group drives broad adoption and use of energy management systems in industry and commercial buildings worldwide. Participating countries leverage their resources and take collective action to make it easier for these sectors to adopt energy management systems around the globe. 

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Global Wood Concepts Ltd. Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Global Wood Concepts Ltd. Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Toronto furniture manufacturer first in Canada to earn ISO 50001 certification

This case study describes how Global Wood Concepts Ltd. in Toronto, Ontario, became certified in the ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems standard in 2015 as the logical next step in the company’s evolution as an energy saver.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Chrysler Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Chrysler Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

This case study describes how Chrysler Group LLC’s Brampton assembly plant became the first automotive assembly plant in Canada to achieve ISO 50001 certification while saving millions in energy costs.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Promoting Strong ISO 50001 Outcomes with Supportive National Infrastructure

Promoting Strong ISO 50001 Outcomes with Supportive National Infrastructure

This paper describes the Energy Management Working Group’s efforts to build workforce capacity for ISO 50001 certification audits through a new certification program for ISO 50001 Lead Auditors.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Cummins Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Cummins Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

A global engine manufacturer improves energy performance 12.6% with SEP

This case study describes how Cummins Inc. worked with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office to successfully implement an Energy Management System (EnMS) that meets all requirements of ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance (SEP).

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Measurement & Verification Process for Calculating and Reporting on Energy and Demand Performance

Measurement & Verification Process for Calculating and Reporting on Energy and Demand Performance

General Guidance

This guide offers practical, step-by-step instructions on performing measurement and verification (M&V) for a project and M&V practitioners will be able to quantify, with a certain degree of certainty, the impact or performance of a particular implemented measure.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

IBM Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

IBM Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

This case study describes how IBM worked with Natural Resources Canada to implemented an energy management system at its semiconductor manufacturing facility in Bromont, Quebec.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Lincoln Electric Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Lincoln Electric Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

This case study describes how Lincoln Electric became CAN/CSA ISO 50001 certified after implementing an energy management system at its facility in Toronto, Ontario, which manufactures steel welding wire and industrial diesel-driven DC generator welding machines.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

ISO 50001 Auditor Certification Scheme Fact Sheet

ISO 50001 Auditor Certification Scheme Fact Sheet

Establishment of a consensus-based, internationally relevant certification scheme for ISO 50001 Auditors will result in greater consistency and higher value in the implementation of ISO 50001. This fact sheet describes a new activity by the Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) of the Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) that focuses on the need for knowledge and skills to effectively conduct audits of organizations seeking certification to ISO 50001.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Energy Performance Measurement and Verification

Energy Performance Measurement and Verification

Guidance on Data Quality

This document provides practical guidance for professionals involved in measuring and verifying energy performance in commercial buildings and industrial facilities. it covers all critical aspects of energy data M&V, including minimum reporting measures, formats, statistical methods, data quality levels, cost implications, and strategies for managing uncertainty.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Accelerating Energy Management Globally

Accelerating Energy Management Globally

Though national policies and programs to drive EnMS implementation vary, members of the EMWG are successfully collaborating on projects to build and improve the business case for energy management, workforce capacity, and measurement and verification. This paper describes a variety of EMWG projects.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Models for Driving Energy Efficiency Nationally Using Energy Management

Models for Driving Energy Efficiency Nationally Using Energy Management

Governments are implementing various approaches to accelerate industry uptake of energy management systems, such as promoting compliance with ISO 50001. This paper explores three approaches: mandated programs (Japan); incentive programs (Sweden); and market-based certification programs (United States).

Monday, February 24, 2014

General Dynamics Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

General Dynamics Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Defense contractor improves energy performance nearly 12%, achieving a six-month payback and earning Gold-level certification by Superior Energy Performance

This case study describes how General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) worked with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office to successfully implement an energy management system (EnMS) at a federal ammunition plant in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Knowledge and Skills Needed to Implement Energy Management Systems in Industry and Commercial Buildings

Knowledge and Skills Needed to Implement Energy Management Systems in Industry and Commercial Buildings

This multi-country analysis examines workforce programs for EnMS professionals in five of eleven GSEP countries: Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea, South Africa, and the United States. This report identifies relevant knowledge and skills for key personnel that can influence energy management decisions and identifies common professional development models such as awareness raising, continuing education, and professional credentialing programs. Noteworthy examples from additional GSEP countries, including Canada, are also included.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Energy Management Systems (EnMS) Practitioner's Toolbox Fact Sheet

Energy Management Systems (EnMS) Practitioner's Toolbox Fact Sheet

This fact sheet describes an internationally-vetted online toolbox that is currently being developed by the Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) of the Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP), in partnership with the Institute for Industrial Productivity. The EnMS Practitioner’s Toolbox will contain a practical suite of proven and cost-effective tools, measures, and activities to improve energy efficiency through effective energy management.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Energy Performance Database Fact Sheet

Energy Performance Database Fact Sheet

The Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) of the Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) is creating a global Energy Performance Database (EPD) that will collect and organize energy performance data submitted by member countries. This fact sheet describes how you can contribute to this valuable tool that will allow participating countries to gain a more detailed understanding of the drivers and barriers to effective energy management system (EnMS) implementation through data sharing.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

University of Queensland Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

University of Queensland Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

More effective energy data collection, analysis, and communication

This case study describes how a more extensive metering system is being installed at UQ to support the identification of energy efficiency opportunities. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Simplot Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Simplot Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Moving from a static energy use model to real energy management using systems optimisation

This case study describes how changes to the refrigeration control system at Simplot's plant in Devonport, Tasmania, including the installation of variable speed drives (VSDs) and variable head pressure control (VHPC), may have reduced refrigeration energy use by up to 10%. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

BHP Billiton Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

BHP Billiton Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Implementing multi-variable control systems to improve energy management and productivity

This case study describes how the implementation of multi-variable controls (MVC) has allowed BHP Billiton Worsley Alumina to increase yield at its refinery with an associated improvement in energy efficiency. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

AngloGold Ashanti Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

AngloGold Ashanti Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Optimising existing data and control systems to improve energy management

This case study describes how AngloGold Ashanti Australia achieved significant productivity improvements at their Australian gold mine by optimising the control of the crushing and milling circuit. 

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Toyota Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Toyota Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

This case study, published by the Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) Project, describes implementing energy efficiency measures as part of an EnMS at Toyota South Africa.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Johnson Matthey Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Johnson Matthey Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

This case study, published by the Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) Project, describes ISO 50001 implementation and the initial audit, which led to R7.7 million in savings at the Johnson Matthey South Africa (JMSA) Gemiston (Gauteng) plant.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Recommendations on Job-Specific Knowledge and Skill Areas for Energy Management System Implementation in Industry and Commercial Buildings

Recommendations on Job-Specific Knowledge and Skill Areas for Energy Management System Implementation in Industry and Commercial Buildings

Based on a Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) multi-country analysis, this report provides recommendations on the specific knowledge and skill areas needed by personnel in positions likely to influence energy decision making for industrial facilities and commercial buildings. 
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