Energy Management System: Actions for agile and simple implementation
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The principle of energy management have been in businesses interest from the beginning of the 70’s, EMS is the interaction between people, technology and organization. The report is the result of an analysis of the requirements of EMS given in ISO standards, different guidelines such as Enova’s, EU climate targets and Norwegian laws. It examines sustainable development, renewable energy sources and energy efficiency associated with the field EMS. Furthermore, the thesis introduces management methods, and introduces what international countries do to simplify implementation of an EMS. Brynild Gruppen (BG) is one of Norway’s largest family owned brand companies with roots dating back to 1895. The report maps how the case works throughout implementation of an EMS, and present the results linked to interview rounds. The thesis conclude that it is required for agile and simple implementation of an EMS to allocate enough time and resources, that the organization have a well-functioning management system, and to ensure that employees are given ownership of the EMS and use guidelines with checklists to have full overview of the implementation.