Certification Europe certifies the Tyndall National Institute to ISO 50001 Energy Management System Standard

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ISO 50001 Energy Management Best Practice Awarded to Tyndall National Institute by Certification Europe

ISO 50001 Energy Management Certification has saved some organisations up to 30% on their annual energy costs

ISO certification body Certification Europe has certified The Tyndall National Institute based in Cork, Ireland to the international energy management standard ISO 50001.

The Tyndall National Institute has become the first research institute in the world to achieve accredited certification to the ISO 50001:2011. This is a newly developed international standard certificate for an energy management system. Receiving this award from an accredited certifier has enabled The Tyndall National Institute to position itself as one of the most energy efficient research centers in the world.

Europe's leading ICT research and development center, The Tyndall National Institute, incorporates both commercial and academic research activities at their facilities in Cork City, Ireland. The centre is currently occupied by over 450 researchers, students and staff members and has over 200 industry partnerships and customers worldwide. Obtaining ISO 50001 Certification will enable the Tyndall Institute to reduce costs internally while also leading the way for efficient energy management and reduction in carbon footprint within the ICT industry.

Certification Europe is currently one of the only officially accredited ISO 50001 certification bodies in Europe. With its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, the company now has several offices across Europe and Asia and has become one of the world’s leading energy management standards training and auditing bodies. They issued the world’s first accredited certificate for Irish EnMS IS 393 in 2007, and issued the world first accredited certificate to the European EnMS Standard EN 16001 in 2009. The company is now certifying to the most recent International Energy Management Standard ISO 50001 and has issued some of the world’s first accredited certifications to this standard.

Speaking at the award ceremony, The Tyndall National Institute manager, Pat Mehigan stated that “We are delighted to receive our certification today; the process of both implementing the system and becoming certified to ISO 50001 has been very worthwhile and has further improved our approach to energy management… The approach that Certification Europe took in the overall audit process was very practical, suggesting areas of improvement during the different stages of the audits. Our Energy Management System will further assist us in managing our energy use”

"The Tyndall National Institute have demonstrated a strong commitment to efficient management of energy resources and overall environmental awareness, stated Certification Europe's commercial director, Mr. John Ryan as he presented the official ISO certificate “I am delighted to award this certificate, and am assured that the institute will continue to maintain its standards in the future"

Please click ISO 50001:2011 for more information on this standard, or by emailing energy(at)certificationeurope(dot)com or Phone: Ireland: +353 (0)1 642 9300 /UK: +44 028 9073 7913.

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