Past Projects

“Because we have been working on environmental issues for some time I was surprised at how much useful practical information was new to me which I can now apply within my organization.”
Sheila Daly, University of Portsmouth

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 Haywards Heath

The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC welcomed delegates to Mid Sussex District Council on a sunny morning in April for a Business Networking Breakfast. Delegates from a variety of organisations attended the event to hear from experts about trends in sustainability. SBP CIC’s Jack Dale gave a short introduction and an overview of the Utilise Plus […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Lighting Up Lingfield

      Lingfield and Dormansland Community Centre, in Tandridge, benefitted from a grant of £1,770 for their LED lighting project which was issued through our Utilise Plus programme. Utilise Plus supports small and medium sized enterprises that are interested in installing energy saving measures on their premises to reduce their energy bills and greenhouse gas […]
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Upcoming Events

  • 16/05/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Newhaven
  • 21/06/2018 9:30 amEnergy Saving Workshop, Crawley
  • 03/07/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Polesden Lacey, Dorking
  • 17/07/2018Energy Saving Workshop, Burgess Hill
  • 12/09/2018 9:30 amSustainability Tour of Earthship, Brighton
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