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Effective feedback of whole-life data to the design process.

Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, A.; Pollock, R.; Aouad, G.

Authors

Mohammed Kishk

A. Al-Hajj

R. Pollock

G. Aouad



Abstract

Key activities of the implementation of whole-life costing (WLC) as a management tool during the occupancy stage are outlined. Then, the logic of a novel whole-life management approach is designed around two recently developed generic WLC databases. The proposed approach allows the systematic data collection of the running costs of occupied buildings and provides the necessary link between occupied buildings and the design process. Besides, it employs a generic cost-significant relation that automatically identifies the cost-significance of the building components on the elements, activities and cost items levels over the analysis period.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Dec 31, 2003
Journal Journal of financial management of property and construction
Print ISSN 1366-4387
Publisher New Publisher Required
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 8
Issue 2
Pages 89-98
Institution Citation KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A., POLLOCK, R. and AOUAD, G. 2003. Effective feedback of whole-life data to the design process. Journal of financial management of property and construction, 8(2), pages 89-98.
Keywords Cost significance; Whole life costing; Whole life management

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