Energy Management Case Studies

50001 Ready logoAn ISO 50001 energy management system (EnMS) produces energy savings that directly impact the bottom line and endure over time. View case studies for insights on EnMS implementation and the significant energy cost savings achieved:
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50001 Ready Showcase Projects

ArcelorMittal’s use of DOE’s 50001 Ready Navigator Tool has contributed to the Cleveland plant’s appeal to customers expecting excellence in energy management from key suppliers.

Charter Steel’s Saukville headquarters became both the first industrial plant and Better Plants partner site in the US to achieve the 50001 Ready designation.

Comau's Novi, MI facility was recognized by DOE as the first facility under a corporate ISO 50001 certification to achieve 50001 Ready.

Four Seasons Produce, Inc., was recognized by DOE as the first U.S. 50001 Ready facility by implementing a continuous improvement-based energy management system at its 266,000-square foot fruit and vegetable refrigerated warehouse facility in Ephrata, Pennsylvania.

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General Motors, Lake Orion, MI

 

The Neenah Inc. Whiting, WI paper mill attained 50001 Ready and enhanced its ongoing efforts to streamline daily operations at the mill, reduced its energy footprint, and capitalized on utility incentives to save energy.

Nissan North America leverages 50001 Ready at its three US-based facilities to train new staff and to help suppliers establish a cost-effective energy management system to expand savings.

Oregon Department of Corrections

Phillips-Medisize, LLC
   
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Tarkett USA Inc.

 

 

ISO 50001 Certified Organizations

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3M facilities using ISO 50001 and SEP outpace other 3M facilities, with improvements 60% greater than 3M average, five U.S. sites featured. (May 2017) 

 

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Cummins implemented an ISO 50001 EnMS in 9 sites using a corporate enterprise approach, with total annual savings of $3,541,365. Several sites were also certified to SEP. (May 2016) 

 

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FCA Group’s U.S. Dundee Engine Plant saved $690,000 in energy costs in two years.

 

Google used ISO 50001 in 13 large data centers in six countries achieve major savings. (May 2018)

 

Hilton’s 5,100 properties across 103 countries are ISO 50001 certified, with several also certified to SEP, saving the company $783.7 million in 8 years. (May 2018)

 

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IBM successfully earned a single worldwide registration of its EnMS against the ISO 50001 standard in 2012. (May 2017) 

 

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Schneider Electric’s twenty ISO 50001 certified sites (and X SEP certified sites) have nearly double the savings as non-certified sites over 4 years (May 2016) 

 

 

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3M used the enterprise-wide approach to certify six facilities, saving $3.6 million. (May 2017) 

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Cummins concurrently certified three more U.S. facilities and saved $4.1 million. (May 2017) 

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Cummins’ Rocky Mount Engine Plant (RMEP) in North Carolina is saving over $700,000 annually (May 2017) 

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Detroit Diesel’s facility improved energy performance by nearly 33% over 10 years.

 

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EMD, a business unit of the EMS Division of Curtiss-Wright, saves $300,000 with ISO 50001 and SEP (May 2016) 

 

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HARBEC, Inc., a specialty plastics manufacturing plant in New York is saving $52,000 annually with no capital investment. (May 2017) 

 

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JW Marriott in Washington, DC saves $471,891 in 3 years at one site with ISO 50001 and SEP. (May 2018)

 

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MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, improved energy performance at its Maryland facility by 8.5% (May 2017) 

 

 

Nissan’s Smyrna, Tennessee vehicle assembly plant recertified and improved its energy performance by 24% over six years (May 2017) 

 

Nissan simultaneously certified three facilities to ISO 50001 and SEP, saving close to 1,600 billion Btu. (May 2017) 

 

Nissan North America improved energy performance by 13.8% across three U.S. sites. (May 2018)

 

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Schneider Electric used the enterprise-wide approach to certify 19 facilities. (May 2017)