Life Cycle Costing (LCC)

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Stroma Built Environment is supporting clients and designer with Life Cycling Costing (LCC) We can analyse the construction, maintenance, operation and replacement costs for the whole life of the building.

Earn BREEAM Credits

Life Cycle Costing is worth four valuable credits under MAN02 in BREEAM 2018

Assessment Standards

Our assessments conform to the ‘Standardised Method of Life Cycle Costing for Construction Procurement’ PD 156865:2008

IMPACT-Compliant Software

We use IES-VE software in conjunction with BRE’s building component database

Life Cycle Costing within BREEAM

In BREEAM New Construction 2018, there are four LCC credits available. Following the completion of the LCC assessment by one of our qualified assessors, a meeting will be arranged to discuss the results and potential changes. A BREEAM compliant report will be provided at completion:

Two credits for elemental LCC (service life, maintenance and operation cost estimates) at RIBA Stage 2

One credit for component level LCC analysis (building envelope services and finishes) at RIBA stage 4

One credit for capital cost reporting

Life Cycle Costing

Life Cycle Costing

“We can provide LCC and life cycle environmental impact analyses. This can be built up from the client’s capital cost plan or developed from first principles.”

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Explaining Life Cycle Costing

LCC allows the design team to predict and assess the cost performance of a built property throughout its life cycle. It enables the developer to determine the lowest overall cost of ownership whilst maintaining a building’s quality and function.

Implementing LCC methodology at an early stage to assess the costs and performance of a development’s life cycle can help you to maximise the outcome and take opportunities to positively influence the project.

It can provide a high level of strategic information for the design team to make informed and conscious decisions on capital investment. LCC can demonstrate how decreasing capital costs may not save money in the long term by comparing these to maintenance costs.

Compliance Pack Bundle

Stroma Built Environment offers complementary services for Life Cycle Costing (LCC) to reduce procurement costs, gain project efficiencies and achieve full compliance and sustainability targets for your project.

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Include Life Cycle Costing with your Sustainability Strategy

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