Winter maintenance

Good practice guide

  • Facilities,
  • Soft services,
  • Sustainability
  • Member only

01 October 2017

Winter maintenance

This Good Practice Guide (GPG) was first published by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) which became the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) on 12 November 2018. It is currently branded as BIFM and is in the process of being rebranded to IWFM.

Is your property ready for winter? This guide explains how to prepare your property's interior and exterior for adverse weather and manage it throughout winter, including grounds maintenance.

After reading, you'll know how to create a robust winter maintenance plan that's in-line with your organisation's strategic objectives. You'll understand how to manage risk and adhere to the insurer's expectations while supporting business continuity.

This guide is supported by GRITIT.

*This guide incorporates information from the IWFM members' survey on winter maintenance and is aligned to IWFM qualifications at all levels.

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