Surveyors' construction handbook: life cycle costing (ARCHIVED)

Surveyors' Construction Handbook is out of print and is available on isurv for information purposes only.

Any questions relating to its status and application should be addressed to the RICS QS and construction professional group.

It is becoming increasingly important that investment appraisal uses a whole life approach in a more systematic way than at present. Major construction clients are now insisting upon an analysis of life cycle costs and not just capital costs.