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Soft Landings Framework (BG 54/2014)

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The Soft Landings Framework is a process for adopting extended handover and professional aftercare for new and refurbished buildings. The process starts at project inception and is designed to run alongside all  forms of procurement. 

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The Soft Landings Framework is a process for adopting extended handover and professional aftercare for new and refurbished buildings. The process starts at project inception and is designed to run alongside all  forms of procurement. It allows for a full programme of post-occupancy evaluation that the project team can use to improve a building's performance and make it sustainable over the long term. This 2014 edition contains minor changes and updates. A design stage checklist has also been added to bring the Framework into line with BG 45/2014 How to Procure Soft Landings. If you already have the Soft Landings Framework as PDF, download the latest version to update your files.

Soft Landings complements rather than duplicating existing procedures used by the construction industry. Specifically, it has been designed to be the underpinning chassis for environmental assessments like BREEAM and LEED, all forms of energy performance certification, post-occupancy evaluation (POE), building logbooks, green leases, and industry key performance indicators (KPIs).

Soft Landings comes into its own, closing the loop between design, construction, operation, feedback and into design again. As the title suggests, the raison-d'etre of Soft Landings is to provide better buildings and a more effective service to the client.

You can buy this guide as part of our Soft Landings set of 5 that contains Soft Landings and Government Soft Landings (BG 61/2015), How to Procure Soft Landings (BG 45/2014), Soft Landings Framework (BG 54/2014), Soft Landings Core Principles (BG 38/2014) and Pitstopping - BSRIA's Reality Checking Process for Soft Landings (BG 27/2011).

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Publication details

AuthorsBunn R, Usable Building Trust
PublisherBSRIA
ISBN9780860227304
No. of pages32
Number of books in set1
Date publishedMarch 2014

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