Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.17
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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University of Wisconsin-River Falls
OP-16: Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 1.00 Gail Anderson
Purchasing Agent
Purchasing Services Office
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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?:
No

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):

Life Cycle Cost Analysis is often referred to in the Purchasing world as Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and refers to all the cost involved with the purchase (from cradle to grave) which may include such things as extracting and processing raw materials, manufacturing, transportation, distribution, maintenance, recycling, and final disposal.
We do not currently employ Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) as a matter of policy or practice.


The website URL where information about the institution’s LCCA policies and practices is available:
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This may be looked at more frequently in capital construction projects which are done at a state level.

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