Life Cycle Cost Analysis — Floor Coverings Comparison Report

The Tile Council of North America commissioned an independent consultant, Emily Lorenz, PE, F-ACI, to conduct a Life Cycle Cost Analysis study. There are several methods available to evaluate and compare the economic performance of products or systems. For this study, life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) is used to compare 18 flooring types. An LCCA is…

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