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File Size
16.34 MB
Authors
Craig Langston
Year
2004
Edition
1
Number of Pages
256
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
ISBN
9780750666305
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Life-cost approach to building evaluation comprehensively addresses in a reader-friendly, accessible way the fundamentals of life-cost studies in the built environment. It includes the time-value of money, discounted cash-flow analysis, differential price-level movement and affordability fluctuations. Contemporary issues such as occupancy costs, sustainability implications and value adding are also addressed. Replete with illustrations and examples, this innovative book provides a holistic approach to evaluation that integrates life-costing to broader social and environmental criteria. Important features include: - presentation materials to facilitate face-to-face and online learning - review questions- worked tutorial exercises, and- example examination papers. ·All-encompassing coverage of life-cost analysis in the built environment·Written by an experienced teacher to meet the needs of students·Heavily illustrated and includes many exercises
*A Total Cost Approach *The Time Value of Money *Discounted Cash Flow Analysis *Life-Cost Planning *Life-Cost Analysis *Change in Worth *Real and Equivalent Value *Life-Costing in Practice *Occupancy Costs *Sustainability Implications *Adding Value *Holistic Project Appraisal *Life-Cost Calculations
Building - Estimates, Building cost control, Management of real estate, property & plant
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