|Submission Date||July 25, 2014|
OP-16: Life Cycle Cost Analysis
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?:
Does the institution employ LCCA as a matter of policy and practice across the operations of the entire institution (i.e. all divisions)?:
A brief description of the LCCA policy(ies) and practice(s):
Emory utilizes LCCA when estimating the Total Cost of Ownership of major equipment and products that use energy and water. This process incorporates future costs such as maintenance, replacement of parts, energy use and disposal, and evaluates them on the basis of Net Present Value. These decisions are made by experts in the Campus Services department, which is responsible for purchasing decisions for major energy and water using equipment for the entire University.
The website URL where information about the institution’s LCCA policies and practices is available:
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