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50001 Ready Navigator Tasks

The following is a complete list of all 50001 Ready Navigator Tasks.

Context of the Organization

Task 1 An EnMS and Your Organization We determine the strategic issues that affect our ability to improve energy performance and achieve the goals of our 50001 Ready energy management system.
Task 2 People and Legal Requirements Affecting the EnMS We determine the interested parties and energy-related legal and other requirements relevant to our energy performance and the energy management system. At defined intervals, we review these requirements and evaluate our compliance with them.
Task 3 Scope and Boundaries We have documented and approved the scope and boundaries of our 50001 Ready energy management system.


Task 4 Management Commitment Our top management demonstrates leadership and commitment to continual improvement of energy performance and the effectiveness of the energy management system.
Task 5 Energy Policy We have an energy policy statement, which has been approved by top management and communicated across the organization.
Task 6 Energy Team and Resources We have an energy team authorized by top management to oversee the energy management system. Responsibilities and authorities are assigned and communicated, and processes are in place to identify and provide resources.


Task 7 Risks to EnMS Success We determine strategic risks and opportunities to ensure that our organization can achieve the intended outcomes of our energy management system and energy performance improvement. We plan and implement actions to address these risks and opportunities and evaluate the effectiveness of the actions taken.
Task 8 Energy Data Collection and Analysis We identify our energy sources and energy uses, have a data collection plan in place, and collect related energy and relevant variable data. We ensure the accuracy and repeatability of measurements. We analyze our energy use and consumption data.
Task 9 Significant Energy Uses (SEUs) We determine our significant energy uses (SEUs), identify and monitor their relevant variables and energy performance, and identify the persons that affect the SEUs. We have a process to review and update SEU data and related information, including our methods and criteria to determine that an energy use should be an SEU.
Task 10 Improvement Opportunities We identify and prioritize energy performance improvement opportunities, and have processes in place to update them.
Task 11 Energy Performance Indicators and Energy Baselines We identify energy performance indicators and energy baselines to measure and monitor our energy performance and to demonstrate energy performance improvement. We have a methodology for determining and updating them.
Task 12 Objectives and Targets We establish objectives and energy performance targets.
Task 13 Action Plans for Continual Improvement We develop action plans and implement improvement projects to achieve our objectives and energy targets.


Task 14 Competence and Training We ensure the competence of personnel whose work affects our energy performance and energy management system. We evaluate the effectiveness of actions taken to acquire competencies. We retain appropriate records of competencies and training.
Task 15 Awareness and Communication Our personnel and on-site contractors are aware of our energy policy and their energy-related roles and responsibilities. We have processes in place for internal and any applicable external energy management system communications.
Task 16 Documenting the EnMS We document information we determined is needed to ensure energy management system effectiveness and demonstrate energy performance improvement, as well as that suggested by the guidance of the 50001 Ready Navigator. We have processes in place for creating, updating, and controlling our documented information.


Task 17 Operational Controls We plan and control the processes related to our significant energy uses (SEUs) and action plans, and set operation and maintenance criteria where there are risks of significant deviations in energy performance. We operate the SEU and action-plan related processes in accordance with the criteria and communicate the criteria to relevant personnel. We control planned changes, along with outsourced processes related to SEUs.
Task 18 Energy Considerations in Design We consider energy performance improvement opportunities and operational controls when designing new, modified, or renovated sites, equipment, systems, and processes.
Task 19 Energy Considerations in Procurement We establish energy performance criteria spanning the operating life for purchases affecting energy performance, inform suppliers that this is a factor in procurement, and define and use specifications for energy supply purchases.

Performance Evaluation

Task 20 Monitoring and Measurement of the EnMS We monitor trends in energy management system (EnMS) performance and evaluate the effectiveness of the EnMS in achieving intended outcomes and planned results. The methods used, the frequency of the monitoring, and when the results are analyzed and evaluated are defined.
Task 21 Monitoring and Measurement of Energy Performance Improvement We monitor and measure the key characteristics of processes that affect our energy performance. We define the methods used, the frequency of the monitoring and measurement, and when the results are analyzed and evaluated. We evaluate our energy performance improvement and investigate and respond to significant deviations in energy performance.
Task 22 Internal Audit We conduct internal audits of the 50001 Ready energy management system at specified intervals and report the results to relevant management. We identify trends in internal audit results for consideration in management review.
Task 23 Management Review Top management periodically reviews the 50001 Ready energy management system and our organization’s energy performance to ensure its continuing suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness.


Task 24 Corrective Actions We identify nonconformities and other problems in the 50001 Ready energy management system and take appropriate corrective action.
Task 25 Continual Improvement We have a 50001 Ready energy management system and continually improve its processes and interactions. We continually improve the suitability, adequacy and effectiveness of our energy management system. We achieve and demonstrate continual energy performance improvement.