CABA Information Series
IS-2005-31: Life-Cycle Costing: Fundamental Estimating Issues
This document provides an overview of the process of determining life-cycle cost. It outlines techniques that simplify economic assessment of design alternatives including estimating procedures for project costs such as energy, maintenance, repair, and replacement. The report also provides a brief analysis of evaluating economic performance of investments. The following report was provided, under the IIBC Life-Cycle Cost (LCC) initiative, by Reed Construction Data/RSMeans as Phase I of the project.