The practice of life cycle cost in Malaysia construction industry: a review / Wan Nur Hamizah Wan Hassan, Norhanim Zakaria and Muhammad Azzam Ismail

Wan Hassan, Wan Nur Hamizah and Norhanim, Zakaria and Ismail, Muhammad Azzam (2014) The practice of life cycle cost in Malaysia construction industry: a review / Wan Nur Hamizah Wan Hassan, Norhanim Zakaria and Muhammad Azzam Ismail. Built Environment Journal, 11 (2). pp. 47-62. ISSN 1675-5022

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Abstract

Life cycle cost (LCC) is a concept and practices that seem ambiguously understood in the construction industry in Malaysia. This paper reports on the initial phase of the study and its results. The initial study was carried out through the literature review on LCC in general and focuses on the application of LCC in Malaysia. The main focus on this study is to identify the current practice and the enhancement of the LCC in construction projects. There are six (6) practitioners in construction industry that been interviewed in related to the research study. The outcome of this research shows that most of the practitioners are aware on the term and concepts of the LCC but did not apply in their construction projects. There are few challenges are listed and their opinions on the solution to solve the lack of application LCC. The paper also identifies the elements cost and evaluation method used in developing the LCC plan.

Item Type: Article
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Wan Hassan, Wan Nur Hamizahgurlmyzah@gmail.com
Norhanim, ZakariaUNSPECIFIED
Ismail, Muhammad AzzamUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Construction industry > Malaysia
T Technology > TA Engineering. Civil engineering > Life cycle costing. Cost effectiveness
Divisions: Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Journal or Publication Title: Built Environment Journal
ISSN: 1675-5022
Volume: 11
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 47-62
Item ID: 13625
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction Industry, Life Cycle Costing, Maintenance
Last Modified: 16 May 2016 07:14
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 1
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/13625

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