Whole life costing

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Whole Life Costing

Life Cycle Analysis (also known as Whole Life Costing) is a technique to establish the total cost of constructing and running a building through its entire lifespan – from acquisition to refurbishment and even its eventual demolition.

It can also be used to ascertain the most cost effective design for a building, which may include selecting the most suitable building materials and systems, taking into account occupier comfort levels including health and well being, assessing the building’s durability and minimising future maintenance problems (e.g. accessing and replacing various components).

Life Cycle Analysis also links in with Building Information Modelling, a forward thinking and innovative method of designing a building to reach its maximum potential.