What is the SFG20 standard?
SFG20 is the industry standard for building maintenance specification. Its extensive library of schedules covers more than 70 different asset types, plus the fabric of the building itself.
Created in 1990, in response to the need for a standard that would drive legal compliance, SFG20 is used by organisations in a wide range of sectors, spanning healthcare, education, government, retail, residential - and many more-to ensure safe, legal and competent building maintenance.
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What does SFG stand for?
SFG stands for "Service and Facilities Group." This acronym encapsulates the core purpose and function of the SFG20 standard. It represents a systematic and structured approach to maintaining buildings and their various components, ensuring they remain safe, compliant, and in optimal working condition.
When was SFG20 created?
SFG20 was created in 1990 by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Since its inception, it has been recognised as the industry standard for building maintenance specifications. The standard comprises an extensive library of maintenance schedules covering more than 70 equipment types.
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