- Download and complete the SEP 50001 (2019) Application for the 2019 version of SEP 50001. (For the application for SEP 2017 or SEP 2012, visit those respective program pages.
- Choose your Verification Body
- Submit the application when your facility is ready to undergo the audit: SEP50001@ee.doe.gov. Currently, no application fees are charged
Is your facility ready to apply for certification?
☐ An EnMS that meets ISO 50001 requirements is in place
☐ Energy performance improvement has been achieved and meets the M&V Protocol requirements
☐ Requirements in MSE 50028-1:2019 are met
☐ Ready for the audit to verify the items above
☐ SEP 50001 Verification Body selected
☐ If applicable, forms for pre-approvals for alternative approaches are complete or already submitted
The Administrator will review your application to ensure completeness. Once approved, the Administrator will notify you and will then send your application to your chosen verification body. The Verification Body issues both the ISO 50001 and SEP 50001 certificates.
DOE recognizes SEP 50001 certified facility(ies) and offers higher levels of recognition: Silver, Gold and Platinum.