|Submission Date||July 22, 2014|
Western Michigan University
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):
The LCCA policies seek to minimize building life cycle costs, direct and indirect, relating to energy use, maintenance, waste disposal and occupant health & productivity. LCCA policies also aim to minimize environmental impacts throughout the building life cycle, including product manufacturing, construction, use/occupancy, and demolition or renovation/reuse as well as optimize indoor environmental quality. See the attached link for LCCA policy details.
The website URL where information about the institution’s LCCA policies and practices is available:
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