Past Projects

“The workshop has certainly opened my eyes into the hidden costs with regards to our utilities.”
Glenn Carter, Ingenious Design, Eastbourne

PAST PROJECTS:

Museum Facilities Managers Forum

From November 2015 to October 2017, the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC worked with the South East Museum Development Programme to deliver the Museum Facilities Managers Forum.

These forums were free, peer-to-peer learning groups exclusively for facilities managers of museums and galleries to:

Previous Meetings

Event reports and presentations can be found here and a selection of photos here.

Testimonials

“As someone who doesn’t have a facilities management background I’ve found it a useful forum to discover so much more about how other buildings function”Debbie Gould, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery

“It was nice to meet up with other practitioners from my field from a variety of museums. This will be very useful for me going forwards with my work at the gallery”Jasper Richmond, Pallant House Gallery

“Having access to a wider pool of knowledge has been an invaluable part of this forum; being able to share experiences, problems and success stories”Elisabeth Long, Worthing Museum

 

Resources

Lighting Guide

This guide is designed to help those working or volunteering for museums or galleries, such as Facilities Managers, Curators and General Managers, understand the main aspects of museum lighting and how to plan a lighting project.

It also aims to introduce terminology used by lighting suppliers and contractors so that museum personnel can more confidently brief contractors to ensure desired outcomes are achieved.

The guide has a particular focus on LED lighting; the technology is rapidly improving bringing a range of new lighting options to market.

Click here to download the lighting guide


These events have provided crucial support to museums and the Sustainable Business Partnership looks forward to organising similar events in the future. If you’d like help running a similar programme or event, please contact us.

 

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Utilise Plus Event Report: Business Networking Breakfast in Croydon

Delegates made their way to Sussex Innovation Croydon on a sunny October morning for a Business Networking Breakfast. This event was part of the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC’s ongoing Utilise Plus programme, which helps SMEs save energy and reduce their costs with grants, energy audits, and a variety of events. The SBP CIC’s Jack Dale […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Spellman High Voltage Electronics

In Spring 2018, Spellman High Voltage Electronics was awarded a Utilise Plus grant of £3,500 for their LED lighting project. The Utilise Plus programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and offers grant funding and business support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The programme helps these organisations to reduce their energy usage, […]
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Upcoming Events

  • 30/10/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Tuppenny Barn, Emsworth
  • 08/11/2018 8:00 amBusiness Networking Breakfast, Crawley
  • 21/11/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking
  • 29/11/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Croydon
  • 05/12/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Chichester
  • 13/12/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Splashpoint Leisure Centre, Worthing
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