April 3, 2023

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A few words from our tutor on what you can expect from this course

Course Description

This course aims to equip participants with the business case for sustainability. It will show ways to establish programs to reduce, reuse and recycle; analyse the life cycle costing of sustainable buildings and carry out building commissioning to see which environmental legislation applies.

Course Content

  • Business Case for Sustainability
  • ·        Concept of sustainability investment
  • ·        Integrating environmental issues into business strategies
  • ·        Key role played by FM in sustainability strategies
  • Relating Sustainable Performance Measures of Facilities to Business Indicators
  • ·        Sustainability building indicators
  • ·        Measurement,bench marking and performance in FM
  • Establish Programs to Reduce,Reuse and Recycle
  • ·        Zero Waste’ approach – going beyond best practices
  • ·        Solid waste / energy management and water conservation
  • ·        Certification and benchmarking
  • Operational and Maintenance Expertise Critical to Building Performance
  • ·        Management and maintenance planning
  • ·        Operations and maintenance strategy, role and approaches within an organization
  • ·        Procuring operations and maintenance works
  • ·        Performance measures for buildings including cost estimation
  • ·        Challenges facing Operation and Maintenance professionals
  • Life Cycle Costing of Sustainable Buildings
  • ·        Life Cycle Costing of buildings – overview, objectives and constraints
  • ·        Life Cycle Costing model, analysis and comparison
  • ·        The need for lifecycle costing for buildings and its effect on building activities
  • ·        Complexity of lifecycle costing in time and space
  • Building Commissioning and Retro-Commissioning
  • ·        Case studies on building commissioning in practice
  • Environmental Legislation
  • ·        Identify legislation and standards relevant to corporate social responsibility and sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Identify corporate social responsibility issues relating to the delivery of FM services including:
  • procurement of FM services and supplies
  • management of facilities suppliers and contractors
  • employment, recruitment and management of FM Teams

Who Should Attend

This course has been designed for FM Managers, Engineers, Estate Managers, Property Managers, Design Professionals who wish to understand how sustainable facilities management can be implemented at a strategic level.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €465 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €565. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. The course cost includes all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.

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