Ironmongeries life cycle costing and quality satisfaction

Mat Noor, Noorsidi Aizuddin, Eves, Chris, & Abdul Mutalib, Noor Faizah (2013) Ironmongeries life cycle costing and quality satisfaction. [Working Paper] (Unpublished)


Most commonly, residents are always arguing about the satisfaction of sustainability and quality of their high rise residential property. This paper aim is to maintain the best quality satisfaction of the door hardware by introducing the whole life cycle costing approach to the property manager of the public housing in Johor. This paper looks into the current situation of ironmongeries (door hardware) of 2 public housings in Johor, Malaysia and testing the whole life cycle costing approach towards them. The calculation and the literature review are conducted. The questionnaire surveys of 2 public housings were conducted to make clear the occupants’ evaluation about the actual quality conditions of the ironmongeries in their house. As a result, the quality of door hardware based on the whole life cycle costing approach is one of the best among their previous decision making tool that have been applied. Practitioners can benefit from this paper as it provides information on calculating the whole life costing and making the decisions about ironmongeries selection of their properties.

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ID Code: 56922
Item Type: Working Paper
Refereed: Yes
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 The Author(s)
Deposited On: 07 Feb 2013 04:10
Last Modified: 21 May 2016 13:19

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