Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.23
Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 8, 2016
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Nova Scotia Community College
OP-16: Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kevin Cameron
Manager, Procurement
Financial Services
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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):

It is in NSCC's standard practice to incorporate criteria and guidelines to be met when using the public competition process model. This ensure that the cheapest bid is not selected if it does not meet all requirements.
As stated in section 3.1.3 Public Competition in the NSCC Procurement Policy, "In addition to price, all proposals will be evaluated on additional factors for example: quality, delivery, servicing, and capacity of the Proponent to meet criteria and terms and conditions as stated within the Request For Proposal document. Nova Scotia Community College’s intent is to award a Proponent that meets all specified requirements of the competition while offering the “best overall value” to the College. NSCC will post the names of successful bidders on the province’s procurement website."

The Procurement Policy also states in section 3.1.7 Sustainable Procurement, "Economic Considerations: Durability of the product, Energy Efficiency/ Lifecycle cost, support of local economy.


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

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