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Guidance - archived

Building Management Systems (SHTM 2005 and SHTM 08-05 ARCHIVED)

Published on 01 April 2012

From: Health Facilities Scotland

(Archived) Scottish Health Technical Memorandum 08-05 Parts A, B, C and D: BMS responsibilities, design and operation.



This series outlines the overall responsibility of chief executive officers and managers of healthcare premises, and details their legal and mandatory obligations in installing and operating a reliable, efficient and economic BMS. It also considers general BMS technology and details the requirements and considerations that should be applied to the selection, design, tendering and installation stages of a project and provides information for those responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations and maintenance as well as general advice to ensure that installed equipment has been formally tested and certified as to the contract.

  • Part A: overview and management responsibilities
  • Part B: design considerations
  • Part C: validation and verification
  • Part D: operational management

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