Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Non-Residential Buildings Report by Dovetail Partners

October 30, 2013

The goals of this report are to clarify the differences between Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), summarize what is known about the life cycle costs of non-residential wood construction, compare the life cycle costs of wood structures to those of other materials, and review processes for conducting life cycle cost analyses on structural systems or whole buildings.