Energy Management for the 21st century
Energy Management Solutions
Frequently Asked Questions
Baseline 50001 is a management system, structured in aligned with the requirements of the International Energy Management Standard ISO50001 that assists organisations with significant energy use to manage their energy in a practical way, saving energy, saving money and saving time and remaining audit ready for their next ISO50001 audit
No. The energy management system is aligned with the structures and requirements of ISO50001 – which is essentially a set of common sense requirements to manage energy in an effective manner set down in a set of rules. If you follow the approach of ISO50001 using Baseline50001 you will save energy, time and money, but Certification is not required.
Baseline50001 incorporates a documentation management system as an integral part of the system but the primary focus of the system is about energy management activities, not documentation, as documentation will not save you energy, money and time.
If your organisation is a significant user of energy then there is a Baseline50001 system for you. The standard system is referred to as a single site system. A multi-location system is also available for organisations where they have similar activities spread out over many locations and a multi-site system is also available, typically for the multi-national to bring together the relevant activities multiple sites around the globe
Yes, Data security and data privacy are key requirements to all businesses. European client data will be hosted on European Servers unless specifically required otherwise. ISO Baseline Ltd has contracts in place with all of our staff and service providers in relation to client data security and privacy.
The software system is completely multi-lingual. It is currently available in English and Spanish but other language versions can be created when installing the system.
No!. Communication from the system is sent to you via your email and can be linked to “outlook”. You will need to log onto the system to register activities undertaken and task others.
Effective energy management should encourage participation so Baseline50001 has an unlimited number of task users included.
ISO Baseline Ltd will supply the software system and carry out basic configuration of the system in accordance with the response received from a set of standard questions. The system will then need to be “populated” with the relevant information particular to your location and organisation. This can be done by the end user or by their own energy consultant, offsite energy manager.
ISO Baseline Ltd runs one day training courses to demonstrate how to populate the system at selected locations and online. Baseline50001 customers and their energy consultants will be invited to attend free of charge. In addition a number of training videos are available to demonstrate the various activities.
Customers signing up to Baseline can opt to be billed on an annual basis or 3 –yearly basis. There is no long term contract required.
ISO Baseline Ltd hosts all systems and data on secure servers on multiple locations simultaneously and copies taken daily and weekly stored separately to ensure no data loss.
ISO Baseline Ltd has agreements in place with different hosting service providers in order to get the best service for our clients at a reasonable cost. If however your organisation has specific requirements in relation to hosting we will work within these requirements.
ISO Baseline Ltd is happy to work with end user clients and consultants and in many cases the client will rely on the skills and experience of the energy consultants to assist them in managing their energy portfolio. Energy Professionals may be a key part to populating the energy management system but ISO Baseline Ltd must be contractually obligated to the data owner for the system for data security and privacy purposes.
No. ISO Baseline Ltd provides the system and training in use of the system.
No! ISO Baseline Ltd will work with any energy professionals appointed by the end client but will not provide energy consultancy services ourselves or via a third party.
There are a number of training videos available to demonstrate the operation of the system. Contact via firstname.lastname@example.org and we can arrange a demonstration for you.
No. Baseline50001 has the ability to import data files manually or automatically from other systems, set up Energy Performance Indicators and Target Baselines for these with automatic flagging when energy use is not as expected. It is not however an M&T system but can work with our clients existing M&T systems.