The publication of three new ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards has been announced.

 ISO 50004:2014, Energy management systems — Guidance for the implementation, maintenance and improvement of an energy management system, guides an organization to take a systematic approach in order to achieve continual improvement in energy management and performance.

ISO 50006:2014, Energy management systems — Measuring energy performance using energy baselines (EnB) and energy performance indicators (EnPI) — General principles and guidance, provides practical guidance on how to meet the requirements of ISO 50001, and therefore manage their energy performance.

ISO 50015:2014, Energy management systems — Measurement and verification of energy performance of organizations — General principles and guidance, provides a set of principles and guidelines for Measurement and Verification, thereby increasing the credibility of energy performance.

The new standards follow the recent publication of ISO 50003:2014, Energy management systems — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of energy management systems, and joins ISO 50001 for the development of an energy management system and ISO 50002, which specifies the process requirements for carrying out an energy audit.