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1.      What is your occupation or area of interest?

 
Architect   Engineer  
 Quantity Surveyor  LEED Associate  Property Manager

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2.      Has Life Cycle Costing (LCC) been used in the
project that you were associated with?

 Yes   No, proceed to question

3.      By your estimate what percentage of projects
that you have been involved in has LCC been used?

 0-25%          25-50%        50-75%        75-100%

4.      What project type(s) is LCC applied?(Check
all that apply)

 Public 
Commercial  Residential 
Institutional  Private  Renovations                 

5.      Who initiates the implementation of LCC in
the projects?

 Architect      Engineer      Quantity Surveyor              Other _____

6.      Who usually executes the LCC?

 Architect      Engineer      Property manager  Quantity Surveyor            

 Other_____

7.      What are some of the difficulties that you
have encountered in applying LCC? (check all that apply)

 Lack of expertise

 Lack of interest from client         

 Lack of savings justified  

 Lack of awareness of the benefits

 Added cost involved 

 Lack of reliable data

 Other_________________

 

8.      How long have you applied LCC?

 less than 5 years      5-10 years    10-15 years  over 15 years         

9.      What are the overall goals of the project’s
LCC study?                                                                                                               Very      
Somewhat   Not                                                                                            Important                Important 
   Important

Reduce construction costs                                                              


Prolong useful life                                                                            

Conserve natural resources                                                            


Reduce operation and
maintenance costs                                     


Other goals________________

10.  To which building decisions, components, or
operations is LCC applied?

                                                   Very often           Often     
Rarely       Never

Size of building                                                      
                                     

HVAC system                                                        
                             

Water conservation                                               
                             

Lighting/day-lighting                                            
                             

Interior finishes                                                     
                             

Operations and maintenance                                                             

Renewable energy                                                 
                             

Windows                                                                
                             

Exterior finishes/roofing                                       
                             

Insulation                                                               
                             

Foundation/structural
elements                           
                             

Disposal/deconstruction                                        
                             

Others_______________      

11.  How accurate are pre-construction projections
for each decision, component, or operation based on post-construction follow
up?

Better than/ equal      Less than        no
post const.

                                                                             
to projected     projected         follow up

Size of building                                                                                                               

HVAC system                                                                                                                  

Water conservation                                                                                                         

Lighting/day-lighting                                                                                                     

Interior finishes                                                                                                              

Operations and maintenance                                                                                         

Renewable energy                                                                                                           

Windows                                                                                                                         

Exterior finishes/roofing                                                                                                

Insulation                                                                                                                        

Foundation/structural
elements                                                                                    

Disposal/deconstruction                                                                                                         

Other____________________

 

12.  Do you believe LCC is an effective tool to
increase uptake in green building practices? Why or why not?

 

 

 

13.  What changes can be made to improve the use
of LCC practices.

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