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The Application of Life-Cycle Costing to the Construction Industry

J. W. Bull

The Application of Life-Cycle Costing to the Construction Industry

by J. W. Bull

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Construction Management,
  • House & Home

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10258341M
    ISBN 100442316976
    ISBN 109780442316976
    OCLC/WorldCa232573905

    Life Cycle Costing for Construction J. W. Bull The construction industry is becoming increasingly aware of the need to adopt a holistic approach to the design, building, and disposal of structures. The Business Case for Life Cycle Costing in Construction. The implementation of a LCC perspective can also enable economic and environmental dimensions to be combined in sourcing, and as mentioned, can effectively help determine the lowest cost by .

    Life cycle costing: evaluating its use in UK practice Abstract Purpose – The aim of this paper is to establish the extent to which life cycle costing is used as an early stage project evaluation tool by practitioners in the UK construction industry. The use of this evaluation tool has long been advocated by. The application of Whole Life Cycle Costing (WLCC) within the construction industry is rapidly increasing; notwithstanding, the underlying methodology of many WLCC models is variable and inconsistent. The deficiency in detailed recording of decisions based on WLCC analyses is a particular concern and moreover, attempts to capture the data related to these decisions are not evident.

    UNIVERSITY OF DERBY LIFE CYCLE COSTING METHODOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMERCIAL OFFICE BUILDINGS Olufolahan Ifeoluwa Oduyemi Doctor of Philosophy The electronic life cycle costing spreadsheet program included with the book simplifies the process of applying LCC to users’ own projects. Brought to you by Gordian, RSMean data provides accurate and up-to-date construction estimating cost data that helps owners, architects, cost engineers, contractors and others to precisely project and.


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The Application of Life-Cycle Costing to the Construction Industry by J. W. Bull Download PDF EPUB FB2

1st Edition Published on J by Routledge The construction industry is becoming increasingly aware of the need to adopt a holistic approach to the des Life Cycle Costing for Construction - 1st Edition - J.W.

Bull - Routl. Life cycle costing for construction. [John W Bull;] -- The construction industry is becoming increasingly aware of the need to adopt a holistic approach to the design, building, and disposal of structures. Life cycle costing of highways - R Robinson.

Life cyle costing in the defence industry - M J Kinch. The quality approach to design and life cycle costing in the health services - J F McGeorge. How life cycle costing can improve existing costing - A Ashworth. Life cycle cost analysis: a decision aid - J J Griffin.

The way ahead for life cycle. For this purpose, this paper describes the life cycle cost as the main economic method used in the construction industry because it can identify and evaluate the cost saving for the building.

The aim of this paper is to determine the challenges of the life cycle costing in the construction industry. "Life Cycle Costing: Techniques, Models and Applications" offers a comprehensive approach to the entire field, and treats it in such a way that the reader requires no previous knowledge to 5/5(1).

Life cycle costing is basically an estimation of the future costs of assets. In the construction sector, it is used to measure the quantity of whole buildings, systems, or building components and.

Lifecycle Costing, 1st edition This guidance note summarises what is meant by a lifecycle costing and whole life costing service for both new construction works and for the refurbishment of existing assets.

This guidance is effective from 1 July Covered in this guidance note. Description: This comprehensive resource provides expert guidance on how Life Cycle Costing (LCC) can optimize decision-making and enhance long-term profit.

Sixteen case studies show how to apply LCC to particular facility types and building components, in a new construction and remodeling. This report is a state of the art review of whole life costing in the construction industry. It is the first of a series reporting on-going research undertaken within the research project.

BridgeLCC is a life cycle costing software program developed by NIST. Life cycle costing is a new costing technique which is yet to gain wide acceptance by the construction industry.

Good costing techniques will definitely have a huge positive impact on businesses in the construction industry. The construction industry is becoming increasingly aware of the need to adopt a holistic approach to the design, building, and disposal of structures.

With 60 Life Cycle Costing for Construction book. Life Cycle Costing for Construction. DOI link for Life Cycle Costing for Construction. Life Cycle Costing for Construction book. By J.W. Bull. The “life cycle” part means that LCC assesses all costs that occur over the building’s lifetime including construction costs, maintaining, operating, and end-of-life related costs.

To be more specific, the lifespan of a building consists of five main stages: concept planning, design, construction, operations, and replacement or disposal. design. Life cycle costing is becoming the more frequent used tool in the design phase of buildings generally.

Life cycle costing Life cycle costing is a method assisting in estimating of the total cost of ownership. The technique is able to help make decisions within building investment projects [4].

Life cycle costing is. It presents a practical approach to life cycle costing for the construction and operation of buildings, describing a process for the calculation of life cycle costs, and including examples showing how different stages of the process relate to one another, illustrating.

Within the context of the built environment, life cycle costing is a method used to assess the anticipated economic performance of a building throughout its life cycle which includes: design and construction, operation and maintenance, in addition to disposal.

Standardized Method of Life Cycle Costing for Construction Procurement. The effective date of this guidance note is 1 July However, practitioners are encouraged to adopt the practices in this guidance note earlier if appropriate.

There is nothing intrinsically mystifying in the concept of life cycle costing. Many people do it, either. Many people and organizations talk about “minimum life cycle cost per hour” or “minimum hourly cost of ownership.” Few know exactly what they are talking about, and few, if any, provide the tools needed to implement the concept and understand how cost per hour varies over the life of the machine.

The subject requires an understanding of hourly operating costs, hourly owning costs, and. Need and Information Required for Life Cycle Costing 7 8/26/09 PM. viii Contents Life Cycle Costing Application Areas Life Cycle Costing Activities and Associated Steps Approach for Incorporating Life Cycle Costing into the.

In its most rudimentary form, the life cycle costing (LCC) or whole life cost of a product, including construction industry building structures, considers the four following elements: 1. Purchase cost. Maintenance and running cost to ensure effective performance.

Cost of. – Life cycle costing (LCC) is a means of comparing design options on the basis of their whole life cost with the objective of providing value for money for the life of the asset. The process involves estimating all the cost elements of the particular subject and translating them into a cost at a particular point in time, the present, enabling comparison.

This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) describes the concept of life cycle costing with emphasis on LCC techniques and applications as applied to the phases of the program cycle.

These phases are: a) conceptual studies, research, development, test. Chapter 2 Maintenance Costing in Traditional LCC Analysis.

Traditional LCC. Life-cycle cost analysis as a project follow-up for assets. Trade-off tools for LCC. LCC analysis as maintenance DSS.

Rul as gauge and driver for maintenance expenses and investments. Uncertainty in LCC and maintenance cost estimations. Definition: Product life cycle can be defined as the analysis of the complete life span of a is divided into five stages, i.e., development, introduction, growth, maturity and decline.

It is an essential tool for analyzing the prospective success or potential of a .