Monthly Archives: July 2010

Co-production, #bigsociety and community based facilities management #cbfm #fm

Download now or preview on posterous coproduction_right_here_right_now.pdf (355 KB) Another key piece of thinking in the Big Society and Community Based FM debate from NESTA “Co-production means delivering public services in an equal and reciprocal relationship between professionals, people using services, their families … Continue reading

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What does the big society mean to construction and #facilities management?

Having tuned in to the Big Society in the North event on Tuesday night by twitter I was taken by the similarity of themes between the emerging big society movement and be2camp. (unconference, uses of social media, community engagement etc) … Continue reading

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#CbFM Community Based Facilities Management – #FM contribution to #bigsociety thinking

Download now or preview on posterous CbFM Alexander and Brown.pdf (1132 KB)

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Energy Efficiency in Facilities Management #FM: Guidance

Download now or preview on posterous OGC_FM_Guidance_consultation_July_2010.pdf (330 KB) Energy efficiency is becoming an increasingly important policy objective for the public sector organisations, not only because of the opportunity to minimise carbon emissions, but also because of the potential to … Continue reading

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Out of Crisis: LCBPC Never waste a good crisis event.

Don Ward, Constructing Excellence presented to the Lancashire Construction Best Practice Club on Tuesday night, focusing on the Never Waste a Good Crisis report published at the end of 2009.  The report contains four messages: The industry has improved over the last … Continue reading

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Sustainable Schools futures scenarios: Beyond BSF?

Beyond BSF: Notes from a recent Manchester Environment Education Network MEEN eventSmall groups looked at the Eight Sustainable Doorways (from theSustainable Schools Agenda) in a Standing in the Future type exercise. The doorway statements ‘had happened’, they were reality rather than ambition. … Continue reading

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