Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.13
Liaison Bridget Flynn
Submission Date March 9, 2017
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Oberlin College
OP-16: Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Bridget Flynn
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Environmental 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)?:
No

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

Facilities, Planning, and Construction (FP&C) aims to integrate life cycle cost analysis into projects as evidenced in the newest policy document linked below.

Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA)
a. Key products and systems are identified early in the design process that will be
included in the LCCA
b. These components are evaluated to determine which options will be included in a
project to maximize long-term value for the College
c. The LCCA considers:
i. Initial cost
ii. Operational costs including resource consumption
iii. Maintenance costs
iv. Replacement costs
v. Inflation and time value of money


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

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