Assessing Building Performance, First Edition
Wolfgang F E PreiserISBN: 0750661747; 9780750661744;
Book DescriptionThe 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. *Practical advice on assessing and monitoring building performance. *Illustrated with practical case studies. *Written by a unparalleled team of international experts.