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Resources


Below are the resources currently available for this area, these are categorised into the following knowledge levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert

Beginner


  • E-learning Module The Business Case for Sustainability in FM

    An introduction to the business case for a sustainable FM sector

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  • E-learning Module Introduction to Sustainable Construction

    1 hour e-learning module introducing the principles of sustainability, sustainable development and sustainable construction

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  • Video FM Partner Insights

    Partners of the FM School talk about the importance of sustainability in our industry

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  • Video An Introduction to the FM School

    An Introduction to the FM School from David Picton

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  • Video Introduction to Sustainability and FM

    An Introduction to Sustainability and Facilities Management from Dan Firth from Interserve

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  • Web link Designing for wellbeing - an FM approach

    Wellbeing in the workplace is an area with an increasingly high profile — as recent British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) events have shown. In this article, Alan...

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  • Web link Environmental guidance for your business - Materials & equipment

    This section provides guidance on a wide range of materials and equipment and how to minimise impacts from their storage and use

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  • Web link Edie article - Box ticking approach compromises sustainable business

    Article exploring the fact that box ticking exercises leads to a short term focus approach which does not lead to long lasting, genuine, change.

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  • Web link WRAP - Facilities Management Overview

    Overview of waste issues in the FM sector

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  • Web link Upcycling, why recycle when you can upcycle!

    Organisation that promotes products that have been upcycled

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  • Web link WRAP Facilities Management Procurement Toolkit

    Information, guidance and templates to assist on cost and material savings by improving resource efficiency

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  • Web link ISO55001:2014

    BSI article outlining the new International Asset management standard that replaces PAS 55

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  • Web link Five ways to successfully incorporate sustainable Asset Management

    International Facility Management Association article outlining 5 key ways to successfully incorporate sustainable Asset Management into your organisation.

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  • Web link One Planet Vision: Tools and inspiration for a sustainable future

    Sets out the ten principles in the One Planet Living framework

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  • Video Sustainable Construction: Skanska's Journey to Deep Green

    Jennifer Clark, Director of Environment at Skanska, talks about Skanska's 'colour palate', and how they are applying it to their supply chain to encourage more 'deep green' projects...

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  • Video Sustainable Construction: An Introduction

    Ian Nicholson, Managing Director of Responsible Solutions, talks about sustainable construction, and why it is an important issue to consider for the construction industry.

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  • Document / Presentation ECO-Design for the Construction Industry

    Guidance from the University for the Creative Arts on how the design function can stimulate sustainable buildings

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  • Video The Sustainability Tool

    Measuring sustainability performance in the built environment

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  • Video Crossrail: Innovation in Construction

    Creating value through innovation

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  • Web link Innovation in Construction

    Why do so many clever people have so few game changing ideas? Simon Murray thinks big companies and the rise of project managers might be part of the problem.

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  • Web link Client approach to Sustainability Indices - British Land

    Link to the sustainability pages of leading Real Estate Investment Trust British Land's website. Introduces how they engage in several major indices including FTS4Good and Dow...

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  • Web link About sustainability reporting

    Introduction from the Global Reporting Initiative into the subject of sustainability reporting

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  • Video BIM: An introduction

    Several of our partner companies explain what BIM is, and how it can be used to help the construction sector become more efficient.

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  • Video The benefits of adopting BIM

    Several of our partner companies explain the benefits they've seen from adopting BIM, and how the supply chain as a whole can benefit from using BIM in future projects.

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  • E-learning Module Sustainability on site

    This module was designed for those working on the site of a major contractor, and covers off the key sustainability issues you might face day-to-day as well as how best to respond...

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  • E-learning Module Sustainability and Groundworks

    As one of the first on site, this module explains what sustainability issues Groundworks contractors should be aware of including dealing with everything from invasive plants...

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Intermediate


  • E-learning Module Building the Business Case for Sustainable Construction

    A 1 hour module containing case studies, interviews and evidence to help build the business case for sustainable construction practices and products.

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  • Document / Presentation EMCOR UK Sustainable Procurement White Paper, January 2014

    Emcor Up 'white paper' paper on what role sustainable procurement play in the future of the facilities management industry.

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  • Web link Annual Sustainability Survey in FM Survey 2014

    BIFM Annual Sustainability Survey.

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  • Web link Achieving zero carbon targets in buildings without compromising health and wellbeing of occupants - a new FM research direction

    Article within the journal of Facilities Management discussing the options to achieve zero carbon and environmental targets without compromising health and wellbeing of occupants...

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  • Document / Presentation Health vs efficiency - Workplace productivity and FM

    FM World article on health and efficiency. The promise of greater workplace productivity can be even more alluring to companies than a few kilowatts saved by streamlining a building's...

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  • Web link Environment Agency - Waste

    Links to information on: Moving waste, Waste Exemptions, Hazardous Waste, Waste Returns, Types of Waste and waste responsibilities

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  • Web link WRAP - Guidance for Mobile Asset Management (MAM) in the Facilities Management Sector

    WRAP information for organisations that consume resources to deliver services, particularly in relation to physical, mobile assets (equipment etc..).

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  • Web link ISO 55000 Introduction

    ISO Assent management standards - Overview, principles and terminology

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  • Web link Guidelines for the application of ISO 55001

    ISO 55002:2014 provides guidance for the application of an asset management system, in accordance with the requirements of ISO 55001. ISO 55002:2014 can be applied to all types...

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  • Web link Ensuring compliance with sustainability requirements during a major event

    The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) was the first Organising Committee to have had a Sustainability team in place from the outset.

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  • Web link City of London - Local Procurement Charter for City Developers

    Information from City of London Corporation about how and why they expect developments in the City to seek to buy from the City Fringe area

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  • Web link Constructing Excellence sustainability checklist

    The checklist has been developed to help the construction industry improve in terms of its sustainability with regard to planning, design, the construction process and the finished...

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  • Web link Learning Legacy - London 2012

    Case studies and practical guidance on the sustainable approach of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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  • Document / Presentation Procurement Sustainability Policy: Glasgow 2014

    Link to statement of policy objectives implemented in construction of infrastructure for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

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  • Document / Presentation RIBA 'Green Overlay' to the RIBA Outline Plan of Work

    Information and guidance on incorporating sustainable design into construction projects.

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  • Web link World Green Building Council - Business case for green building

    A WGBC review document on the business case for green building, including costs and benefits for developers, investors and occupants.

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  • Web link Sustainable Construction; Sustainability and Rating Tools

    Rick Walters, Technical Director of Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia talks about the benefits of available sustainability and rating tools.

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  • Web link Performance Measurement

    Our own review and summary of performance measurement in the construction industry

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  • Document / Presentation ECO Innovate

    A guide for Eco innovation for small businesses in the construction sector

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  • Document / Presentation Sustainability Reporting Guidelines & Construction & Real Estate Sector Supplement

    The Construction and Real Estate Sector Supplement (CRESS) provides organizations in the sector with a tailored version of GRI€™s G3.1 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, but...

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  • Web link Sustainability Standards Navigator

    The Sustainability Standards Navigator aims to support greater understanding of sustainability and standards in this area through themed content and a practical Solution Finder...

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  • Video BIM and sustainability

    Several of our partner companies discuss the links between using BIM and building more sustainable projects.

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  • Video BIM: The future

    Several of our partner companies discuss where BIM is headed in the near future and what suppliers will need to do to adapt.

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Advanced


  • E-learning Module Performance Measurement E-Learning Module

    Introductory E-Learning module providing you with practice and advice on how to meet your clients requirements for performance measurement.

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  • Document / Presentation WRAP: Review of current procurement practice in the Facilities Management sector

    This report describes the procurement processes currently followed within the Facility Management sector, and aims to assist in developing a greater understanding of opportunities...

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  • Web link The Living Building Standard

    International Living Future Institute's Living Building Challenge 3.1: A Visionary Path to a Regenerative Future

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  • Web link Using Buildings to Support Human Health

    First in a 4 part series of articles on Facilties.net focusing on health and wellbeing in buildings

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  • Web link Applying the Guidelines of BSI PAS 55 to Facility Management

    UGL services article on utilising PAS 55 standard for facility management. The paper explains the benefits of implementing elements of the PAS 55 system, with reference to recent...

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  • Web link The Asset Information Model using BIM

    This article looks at how the approach outlined in document PAS 1192 Part 3 on the specification for information management for the operational phase of assets using building...

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  • Web link UKGBC- New report challenges views over the cost of sustainable buildings

    The new report from UK-GBC members BRE and the Sweett Group challenges the commonly held view that sustainable buildings are more costly to construct.

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  • Web link Crossrail: Sustainability

    Link to summary of approach to delivering sustainability, and summary of achievements. Sustainability Report 2014 includes detail of social impact, economic benefits and community...

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  • Document / Presentation City of London Employment Charter for Construction

    Example of how a local authority is seeking to create "local employment" by influencing developers and contractors working in their borough boundaries

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  • Video Saving our planet one building at a time: green roofs

    Video providing an introduction to the benefits and design needs required for green roofs

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  • Web link 'Building a sustainable future together' - Guidance Note

    JCT Guidance Note to assist management teams, design teams, the construction industry and its clients (public and private) in dealing with environmental sustainability within...

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  • Document / Presentation Learning to Innovate in Construction: A Case Study

    Amey Mouchel and Loughborough University

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  • Web link Prove and improve

    Summary of various sustainability reporting methods

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  • Web link Global Reporting Initiative

    Link to website of GRI, explaining its purpose and its Sustainability Reporting Framework

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Expert


  • Web link World Green Building Council Promoting wellbeing and productivity

    Document from the World Green Building Council examining the benefits to wellbeing and productivity of green building design

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  • Web link Crossrail: Learning Legacy Programme

    The Crossrail Learning Legacy website is a new online resource which shares insight from the largest infrastructure project in Europe

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  • Web link One Planet Living: Eco communities

    Case studies of the One Plant Living's work to create Eco-communities through sustainable design and construction.

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