In times of rising energy prices, a thorough energy management does not only help protect the environment, but also supports your efforts to monitor and reduce operating costs. Especially companies in energy-intensive industries benefit from streamlining their flow and consumption of energy since this immediately improves their competitiveness. A customized energy management system has the potential to uncover and systematically eliminate hidden costs.
The certification of a responsible use of energy and resources has become a sign of quality for suppliers as it improves their competitiveness and secures loyal customers.
At GfBU-Zert we have highly-qualified and experienced auditors and certified environmental surveyors for the following sectors (IAF scope):
- C 19 Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products
- C 20 Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
- C 21 Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products ans pharmaceutical preparations
- C 26.11.9 Manufacture of other electronic components
- C 26.8 Manufacture of magnetic and optical media
- E 36 Water collection, treatment and supply
- E 37 Sewerage
- E 38 Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; material recovery
GfBU-Zert ia also accredited for the technical areas:
- A Lightweight / medium weight industry
- B Heavy industry
- C General facility management
- D Specific facility management
- E Transport industry
- F Mining
- H Energy industry
In these scopes we can certify your energy management system according to the following standards:
- DIN EN ISO 50001 (Energy Management)
- Integrated energy management within the framework of an environmental management system according to DIN EN ISO 14001 and/or EMAS
- Audits according to the German Efficiency System Ordinance (Spitzenausgleich-Effizienzsystemverordnung /SpaEfV/) - Customs Form 1449
- Audits of so-called alternative systems
The German Efficiency System Ordinance (German Regulation on the Energy Tax Cap and Energy Efficiency) allows for refunding of energy and electricity tax. As energy-intensive company you may further benefit from a reduced renewable energy surcharge (surcharge for the financing of renewable energy sources in Germany - the so-called "EEG-surcharge") (specific equalisation scheme!)
Should you not have introduced an energy or environmental management system, it is time to act. now.
For details of our certification process, refer to the description of te certification process here (in german).
If you have questions about the certification status of our customers, please contact the Head of the Certification Body.
The revised standard ISO 50001:2018 was published on August 21, 2018. The transitional period for the conversion of ISO 50001:2011 to the new standards ends on August 20, 2021. Please note that audits can only be performed on the basis of the revised ISO 50001:2018 as of February 21, 2020. For certifications according to ISO 50001:2018 the regulations of DIN 50003:2016 apply.