The Lariboisière hospital has been awarded an ISO5001 certification

The Lariboisière hospital has been awarded an ISO5001 certification.

It certifies the compliance of its systems to continuously improve its energy management. The aim is to adopt sustainable energy policy practices and limit the carbon emissions of the client's buildings.


Key information

Project name: Energy Management Certification of the Lariboisière Hospital AP-HP

Date: 2021

Client: Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris

Location: Paris

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Project details

Born in 1852, the Lariboisière AP-HP Hospital, located along the Boulevard de la Chapelle in Paris is a major hospital part of the AP-HP North University Hospital Group. With its 976 beds, the Lariboisière site is composed of numerous specialised departments (ENT, neurology, ophthalmology) including a maternity department. An extension project is scheduled for completion as of 2026.

This ISO 50 001 certification is dedicated to the management of energy, network maintenance and technical infrastructure with the aim of continuously improving the installations and systems. In addition to potential energy savings, this certification makes it possible to integrate the energy factor into equipments usage and services purchase and into construction or refurbishing works.

It applies to all hospitals and services or functional departments, as energy consumption is an expense to reduce and carbon emissions a challenge that any organization has to take into account.

This approach is aligned with the AP-HP University Hospital Group's requirements. The group wants to be at the forefront of the issues related to the energy transition. Indeed, the annual energy consumption of Lariboisière and the hospital sites is high.

In 2020, Lariboisière's consumption amounted to almost 28,000,000 kilowatt hours, equivalent to the energy consumption of 2,593 two-person households living in 50 m².

Description of the certification process

The certification is valid for 3 years. SOCOTEC has just carried out the initial audit first important step which confirms that everything is compliant with the objectives set according to the standards that contributes to deliver the certification at the end of the process.

  • Analysis of the technical documents describing the management system and the technical approaches implemented.
  • On-site audits in order to verify the correct application of required processes.

This first audit is also an opportunity to establish a starting point in terms of energy performance. The follow-up of the certification is based on continuous improvement of the hospital’s management system and processes. It includes, with a new surveillance audit every year.

Photo credit: Direction de la Communication - Hôpital Lariboisière AP-HP

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