The Better Buildings Partnership regularly publishes blog pieces, news articles, toolkits and case studies that highlight the latest sustainability developments in the UK commercial real estate industry. The resources can be filtered hereunder by topic, type and member.

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  • Low Carbon Retrofit Toolkit


    A summary of the challenges facing owners and occupiers in implementing low carbon retrofit technologies within commercially rented buildings and a solutions based roadmap to...

    Tags: Retrofit & Refurbishment Toolkit

  • Managing Agents Sustainability Toolkit


    An interactive reference guide which sets out a full range of sustainability services which an owner should consider requiring its managing agent to provide and managing...

    Tags: Property Management Toolkit

  • Better Metering Toolkit


    An interactive guide designed to support both owners and occupiers in understanding the benefits of installing an advanced metering systems in a building and the current...

    Tags: Measurement & Reporting Toolkit

  • Design for Performance

    The Design for Performance Project is an industry initiative led by Verco and including BSRIA, Arup and the Usable Buildings Trust (UBT), and supported by the BBP, which aims to change the way we design new office developments in the UK. The project looks abroad to the hugely successful Australian...

  • Managing Agents Partnership

    The BBP Managing Agents Partnership provides Managing Agents with a platform to support each other by sharing practical information, improving understanding of common challenges and discussing how best to deliver their clients’ sustainability requirements.

  • Real Estate Environmental Benchmark

    The Real Estate Environmental Benchmark (REEB) is a publicly available operational benchmark of environmental performance for commercial property in the UK. It is one of the only benchmarks based on the performance of buildings ‘in-use’ and is increasingly becoming the ‘industry standard’ used by...

  • Landlord Energy Rating

    We strongly support the roll out of Display Energy Certificates (DECs) to the private sector, but we believe that, in their current form, they may not achieve their vital aim of driving market change in reducing energy consumption, in addition to their primary purpose of reporting operational...