• SCQS Whole Life Costing Service :  It is the responsibility of the corporate property officer to “ensure that whole life costings are reflected in capital and revenue property decisions” A Guidance to Asset Management Planning in Wales CLAW report 2001
  • Making competition work for you – a guide for public sector procurers of construction. The aim of this short guide is to spread best practice among organisations responsible for the procurement of public construction projects and to encourage effective competition.
  • This ‘Getting Started Quickly Guide’ is a precis of the main work RICS Public Sector Asset Management Guidelines. This document is one of a series produced by the RICS on the subject of Property Asset Management and Property in Business. More details can be found on the RICS website at http://www.rics.org/uk/.
  • The management of energy and water in Welsh local government – report by the Wales Audit Office. Few councils in Wales are managing energy and water effectively: in most councils, policies, responsibilities and performance management are underdeveloped and poorly integrated. Councils need to strengthen their management of energy and water if they are to achieve significant reductions in consumption and costs
  • Making the Connections : Delivering Beyond Boundaries : A report by Welsh Assembly Government – This paper sets out the actions WAG will take, in the light of the Review of Local Service Delivery (the Beecham Report), to accelerate progress towards its goal of transforming the way in which public services are delivered and the experience of everyone who uses them.
  • Construction Waste Minimisation – Good Practice Guide This guide includes advice and recommendations based on the findings of Research Project RCAR 157, undertaken by the Centre for Research in the Built Environment (CRiBE), Cardiff University in Industrial South Wales, UK.
  • Whole Life Appraisal  : Published by the Federation of Property Services this guide outlines the priciples of Whole Life Appraisal – the systematic assessment of all relevant expenses, income and performance associated with the acquisition, procurement, ownership and potential disposal of an asset over its life.