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Author Boussabaine, Halim A.

Title Whole life-cycle costing : risk and risk responses / Halim A. Boussabaine and Richard J. Kirkham
Published Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 246 pages) : illustrations
Contents Towards an understanding of whole life-cycle costing -- Whole life-cycle costing risk management -- Key decisions in the whole life-cycle costing process -- Fundamentals of whole life-cycle cost analysis -- Whole life risk analysis techniques -- Design service life planning -- Design environmental life-cycle assessment -- Whole life-cycle cost planning at the design stage -- Whole life risk and risk responses at design stage -- Whole life-cycle costing of mechanical and electrical services : a case study -- Whole life risk and risk responses at construction stage -- Whole life risk and risk responses at operational stage -- Whole life costing of building assets occupancy : a case study
Summary "With its mixture of established theory, best practice and innovative approaches, this book will help you make more accurate assessments of the long-term cost effectiveness of projects by: providing a thorough grounding in the theory of WLCC, demonstrating how decision-making uncertainty can be reduced by basing choices on sound risk management principles, and identifying a systematic approach to planning the post-occupancy costs."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Building -- Cost control.
Building -- Estimates.
Life cycle costing.
Building -- Cost control.
Building -- Estimates.
Life cycle costing.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Construction -- Estimating.
Form Electronic book
Author Kirkham, Richard J.
ISBN 0470759151