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A Methodological Framework for Sustainable Office Building Renovation Using Green Building Rating Systems and Cost-Benefit Analysis

Nataša Šuman, Mojca Marinič, Milan Kuhta
2020 Sustainability  
The framework applies selected green building rating system criteria and cost-effective sustainable renovation solutions based on cost-benefit analysis (CBA), and thus provides a novelty in decision-making  ...  support for the sustainable renovation of office buildings at an early-stage.  ...  A methodological framework for sustainable office building renovation using a green building rating system and cost-benefit analysis.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12156156 fatcat:2vkpeknmpvcyvitfkouo2pto2u

Application of the Comparative Methodology for the Definition of Individual Building Elements Energy Requirements in Italy

Vincenzo Corrado, Simona Paduos
2015 Energy Procedia  
The comparative methodology is here applied to two reference buildings; different energy efficiency measures are considered one at a time in order to find the optimality in terms of costs/benefits; results  ...  Directive 2010/31/EU establishes that Member States must ensure that minimum energy performance requirements for buildings as well as for individual building elements are set with a view to achieve cost-optimal  ...  Recent researches have concerned the definition of national reference buildings [5] , the optimization of the comparative methodology [6] [7] [8] and the application of the cost-benefit analysis to  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.710 fatcat:eblckfonxrdero4kthcettawsq

Cost benefit analysis of information systems: a survey of methodologies

Peter G. Sassone
1988 Conference Sponsored by ACM SIGOIS and IEEECS TC-OA on Office information systems -  
The primary difficulty in cost justification is the evaluation of benefits. This paper identifies and discusses eight methodologies which have evolved to quantify the benefits of information systems.  ...  These are: decision analysis, cost displacement/avoidance, structural models, cost effectiveness analysis, breakeven analysis, subjective analysis, time savings times salary, and the work value model.  ...  [2] This paper focuses on benefit assessment methodologies -the theories, concepts and procedures for quantifying the benefits, or values, of information systems.  ... 
doi:10.1145/45410.45424 fatcat:7o57djwedrh6jkq7frrwqgoybq

The Lithuanian Government's Policy of Regulatory Impact Assessment

Jaroslav Dvorak
2015 Management and Business Administration. Central Europe  
A model which revises the old impact stereotype has been designed, based on contemporary methodologies (cost--benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses), consultations with the interested parties, a small  ...  A substitute for non-existent integrated theory is emphased by the logical structure of the EU administrative system imperatives, principles, and norms, whose modifications have become the basis of impact  ...  The methodology of budget programmes evaluation that is being prepared is expected to include a methodology for cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness.  ... 
doi:10.7206/mba.ce.2084-3356.145 fatcat:pstklkewuzcx3e3gtaopt3ruqe

Methodology for Cost-Benefit Analysis of Space Launch Infrastructure

Douglas A. Comstock, Carissa Bryce Christensen, Gregg Maryniak, Hans ten Cate
1997 Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets  
Rationale for Methodology A methodology for structuring cost-benefit analyses of invest- ments in space launch infrastructure is presented.  ...  Framework for Analysis The methodology presented focuses on identifying benefits and costs and comparing total benefits to total costs.  ... 
doi:10.2514/2.3200 fatcat:ff3kbjcopbbc5ksujk4cmwx5ry

Cost benefit analysis of information systems: a survey of methodologies

Peter G. Sassone
1988 ACM SIGOIS Bulletin  
The primary difficulty in cost justification is the evaluation of benefits. This paper identifies and discusses eight methodologies which have evolved to quantify the benefits of information systems.  ...  These are: decision analysis, cost displacement/avoidance, structural models, cost effectiveness analysis, breakeven analysis, subjective analysis, time savings times salary, and the work value model.  ...  [2] This paper focuses on benefit assessment methodologies -the theories, concepts and procedures for quantifying the benefits, or values, of information systems.  ... 
doi:10.1145/966861.45424 fatcat:nxozimofkjb7dlpftftmebmkcq

Impact Assessment of Extension Program on Hybrid Rice Adoption in Myanmar

2019 International journal of food science and agriculture  
hybrid rice adoption, in accordance with cost (applied extension methodologies) and benefit (Pearl Thwe' adoption).  ...  The purposes of this study are to evaluate the impact assessment of extension program by benefit-cost ratio (B:C), and to examine the most effective methodologies by marginal effect.  ...  Acknowledgement Authors have a special thanks to Department of Agriculture (DOA), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation for arrangements of evolutionary process within my survey period in Myanmar  ... 
doi:10.26855/ijfsa.2019.09.003 fatcat:3clegzwuyfar7n73vy53boadsy

The Ecological Benefits of EPA Actions: What Are They Worth?

SASHA GENNET
2004 BioScience  
OMB mandates that each regulation or action proposed by federal agencies, including EPA, be justified by cost-benefit analysis in order to be approved for funding. But according to  ...  W hat is the economic benefit of preserving and protecting environmental health in the United States?  ...  In response to the OMB mandate, EPA is working to develop methodologies for quantifying and pricing ecological benefits.  ... 
doi:10.1641/0006-3568(2004)054[0188:teboea]2.0.co;2 fatcat:azrh7kollzam5hcvg4ulfopyii

Page 14 of Journal of Systems Management Vol. 36, Issue 12 [page]

1985 Journal of Systems Management  
To adjust for costs and benefits which occur over different time periods, all costs and bene- AL HOLTSBERRY, CSP Mr. Holtsberry has been em- ployed in systems and data processing for 25 years.  ...  This methodology is based on Re- turn-On-Investment (ROI) analysis. ROI has many variations. The simplest is Return (sav- ings or other benefits of a project) divided by Cost.  ... 

An optimization model to determine an appropriate budget for improving work zone safety

Promothes Saha
2020 IATSS Research  
Overall, it is expected that the model would benefit the nation by utilizing the budget efficiently.  ...  The primary factors in the model included a wide range of safety countermeasures and the implementation costs.  ...  Speed Feedback Display In order to reduce speeds without the presences of a live officer, some studies have discussed the benefits of using a speed feedback display system [9, 12] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.iatssr.2020.06.004 fatcat:dlkd73qwarbszildyyldi4yghi

Corruption and Modes of Project Evaluation in Pakistan

Ovais Ahmed, Aasim Mashkoor
2016 Social Science Research Network  
In this situation, Cost benefit analysis and Cost effectiveness are popular tools which used for evaluation or assessing the cost of benefits and interventions.  ...  The long-term goals are made by government body who directly or indirectly involve with external investors and ventures for initializations of development program according to opportunity cost benefits  ...  Corruption in a society prevails when the justice system does not curtail it by force. Only judiciary has the powers to eradicate it completely.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2848143 fatcat:ouxzvinbf5d3hmyul52pheugwu

What is the value of an IT e-procurement system?

Stefano Ronchi, Alessandro Brun, Ruggero Golini, Xixi Fan
2010 Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management  
E-procurement is gaining in popularity in business practice and its benefits encourage its adoption for a variety of areas, including IT (Information Technology) purchases.  ...  The problem with assessing the value associated with e-procurement has been addressed by researchers and practitioners, but a clear methodology to determine the benefits related to e-procurement adoption  ...  The former are called ''objective'' methods and provide a quantification of costs and benefits in economic terms and also allow the comparison of the costs and benefits of different information systems  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pursup.2010.03.013 fatcat:hxhmhjgvf5e53k2bhuk67swcly

Page 32 of The Journal of the Operational Research Society Vol. 43, Issue 1 [page]

1992 The Journal of the Operational Research Society  
Early systems replaced largely clerical tasks where differential costs and benefits were easier to identify.  ...  Thus, if the organization operates in any sort of decentralized or devolved budgetary mode, there is a need for some mechanism to identify and allocate costs and benefits.  ... 

Measuring performance of IT investments: Implementing the IT Contribution Model [chapter]

M EPSTEIN, A REJCBUHOVAC
2008 Advances in Management Accounting  
However, without adequate performance evaluation systems they have difficulties proving the value-adding role of IT and find themselves continually fighting for and justifying the resources that are needed  ...  The chapter provides a model and a methodology for evaluating performance in IT to help CIOs AU :1 better justify and evaluate their initiatives and aid CEOs and CFOs in making better resource allocation  ...  ., for providing a suitable context for empirical testing of the model and Andrej Moze for conducting the research and granting access to the data.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1474-7871(08)17002-2 fatcat:av3spzrhkzd3rg2muuugcmve2a

Page 34 of Journal of Infrastructure Systems Vol. 6, Issue 1 [page]

2000 Journal of Infrastructure Systems  
An ancillary benefit of the methodology is its ability to support assessments of dual use military technologies for commercial applications.  ...  An existing cost engineering modeling system, the Reme- dial Action Cost Engineering and Requirements (RACER) (AFCESA 1995) system, was selected as the cost engineering platform for this research.  ... 
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