Assessing Building Performance

Assessing Building Performance

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The building performance evaluation (BPE) framework emphasizes an evaluative stance throughout the six phases of the building delivery and life cycle: (1) strategic planning/needs analysis; (2) program review; (3) design review; (4) post-construction evaluation/review; (5) post-occupancy evaluation; and, (6) facilities management review/adaptive reuse. The lessons learned from positive and negative building performance are fed into future building delivery cycles. The case studies illustrate how this basic methodology has been adapted to a range of cultural contexts, and indicates the positive results of building performance assessment in a wide range of situations.Stephen teaches and writes frequently on workplace issues and is involved in research with several academic and industry groups, including editorial contribution to the British Council for Offices (BCO) guide to good practice in officeanbsp;...

Title:Assessing Building Performance
Author:Wolfgang Preiser, Jacqueline Vischer
Publisher:Routledge - 2006-08-11


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