Life After Life-Cycle Cost

Robert Beverly interviews engineer Ionel Petrus for Engineered Systems magazine about engineering project trends in the healthcare marketplace. Below is an excerpt from the full article:

"Last year, we completed an OR renovation project that won an ASHRAE team award. Our analyses helped the PM for the job obtain additional funds (more than $1 million) from the C-suite for the project, such that the OR HVAC system is now 'top of the line' with the expectation that the OR HVAC system will help increase the revenue of the hospital. Such a budget increase could not have been justified with just a simple (and I would suggest outdated) life cycle cost analysis."

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