Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date March 30, 2016
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American University
OP-16: Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Megan Litke
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the the institution employ Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) as a matter of policy and practice when evaluating energy and water-using products and systems?:
Yes

Does the institution employ LCCA as a matter of policy and practice across the operations of the entire institution (i.e. all divisions)?:
Yes

A brief description of the LCCA policy(ies) and practice(s):

From the Sustainable Purchasing Policy: Consider total cost of ownership, rather than purchase price, when evaluating the financial competitiveness of procurement contracts.

From the Procurement and Contracts Policy and Guidelines: American University is committed to providing a safe and healthful environment for its employees, students and visitors and managing the University in an environmentally sustainable and responsible manner. PCD works with the Sustainability Department to encourage the use of products that minimize adverse environmental and health effects and take into consideration costs associated with full product life cycles.


The website URL where information about the institution’s LCCA policies and practices is available:
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