1. What is your occupation or area of interest? Architect Engineer Quantity Surveyor LEED Associate Property Manager2. Has Life Cycle Costing (LCC) been used in theproject that you were associated with? Yes No, proceed to question 3.
By your estimate what percentage of projectsthat 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?(Checkall that apply) Public Commercial Residential Institutional Private Renovations 5. Who initiates the implementation of LCC inthe 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 youhave 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’sLCC study? Very Somewhat Not Important Important ImportantReduce construction costs Prolong useful life Conserve natural resources Reduce operation andmaintenance costs Other goals________________10. To which building decisions, components, oroperations is LCC applied? Very often Often Rarely NeverSize of building HVAC system Water conservation Lighting/day-lighting Interior finishes Operations and maintenance Renewable energy Windows Exterior finishes/roofing Insulation Foundation/structuralelements Disposal/deconstruction Others_______________ 11.
How accurate are pre-construction projectionsfor each decision, component, or operation based on post-construction followup?Better than/ equal Less than nopost const. to projected projected follow upSize of building HVAC system Water conservation Lighting/day-lighting Interior finishes Operations and maintenance Renewable energy Windows Exterior finishes/roofing Insulation Foundation/structuralelements Disposal/deconstruction Other____________________ 12. Do you believe LCC is an effective tool toincrease uptake in green building practices? Why or why not? 13. What changes can be made to improve the useof LCC practices.