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A review of the leading performance measurement tools for assessing buildings

McDougal, G and Kelly, J and Hinks, A.J. and Bititci, Umit (2002) A review of the leading performance measurement tools for assessing buildings. Journal of Facilities Management, 1 (2). pp. 142-153.

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With the purpose of creating a forum for discussion on the scope and nature of building performance evaluation. This paper provides a definition of performance measurement from an organisational perspective, and a review of three leading industry tools for post-occupancy evaluation that examines the gap between evaluation and measurement. The paper concludes by asking what role facilities managers might play in building performance appraisal, what barriers cost imposes on measurement of the built infrastructure, and what are the limitations regarding the methods included in the review.