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31. Cost-Effectiveness Tool Primer: Software Overview
Published: 1/31/2006
Authors: Robert E Chapman, Amy S. Rushing
Abstract: Economic tools are needed to help the owners and managers of buildings, industrial facilities, and other critical infrastructure to select cost-effective combinations of mitigation strategies that respond to natural and man-made hazards. Economic to ...

32. Development and Interpretation of the Security Rating Index
Published: Date unknown
Authors: Jonathan Sylvie, Stephen R Thomas, Sang-Hoon Lee, Robert E Chapman
Abstract: This article is a follow-on publication to Addressing Security in the Early Stages of the Project Life Cycle. It details the development and interpretation of the Security Rating Index (SRI), which provides a means of quantitatively assessing the le ...

33. Economic Analysis of Egress and Life Safety Costs
Series: OTHER
Published: 4/27/2009
Authors: Robert E Chapman, Allison L. Huang, David T Butry
Abstract: In 2007, the latest year for which construction data are available, the value of construction put in place was $1.1 trillion. Statistics on the total cost of fire in the U.S. are published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Of part ...

34. Economic Aspects of Fire Safety in Health Care Facilities: Guidelines for Cost-Effective Retrofits. Final Report.
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Published: 11/1/1979
Authors: Robert E Chapman, P T Chen, W G Hall

35. Economic Value of Combined Best Practice Use
Published: 7/1/2005
Authors: S H Lee, Stephen R Thomas, C L Macken, Robert E Chapman, R L Tucker, I H Kim
Abstract: This paper measures the value of best practices based on data taken from the Construction Industry Institute Benchmarking and Metrics database. A three-step process provides the basis for measuring the potential benefits of increased best practice u ...

36. Economics of Community Disaster Resilience Workshop Proceedings
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1600
Published: 3/1/2016
Authors: Bilal Ayyub, Robert E Chapman, Gearald Galloway, Richard Wright
Abstract: This report documents the effort launched by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop, organize, and convene a workshop on the economics of community disaster resilience to promote the use of economics for system susta ...

37. Economics of Egress Alternatives and Life-Safety Costs
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1109
Published: 9/30/2010
Authors: Robert E Chapman, David T Butry, Allison L. Huang, Douglas S Thomas
Abstract: Fire protection measures are needed to maintain the safety and integrity of the Nation s building stock and to limit loss of life and property when building fires do occur. Statistics published by the National Fire Protection Association demonstrate ...

38. How Interoperability Saves Money
Published: 2/1/2001
Author: Robert E Chapman
Abstract: The pressures of competing in the global marketplace are forcing building control companies, equipment and systems manufacturers, energy providers, utiliites, and design engineers to improve performance and reduce costs. One means of meeting this tw ...

39. Impacts of Design/Information Technology on Project Outcomes
Published: 7/1/2004
Authors: Stephen R Thomas, S H Lee, J D Spencer, R L Tucker, Robert E Chapman
Abstract: This paper describes a collaborative effort by industry, government, and academia to evaluate the use of design/information technology (D/IT) and to relate the degree of use to project performance. A detailed statistical analysis of 297 projects in ...

40. Impacts of Information Technologies on Performance: A Cross Study Comparison
Published: 11/3/2008
Authors: Yongcheol Kang, William O'Brien, Stephen R Thomas, Robert E Chapman
Abstract: This paper evaluates the use of Information Technology (IT) and its impact on project and company performance in the construction industry. Using project level data from 139 projects and company level data from 74 companies, the current state of IT u ...

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