Bespoke Post-occupancy Evaluation and scheme performance studies
Post-occupancy Evaluation for BREEAM
Post-occupancy Evaluation for other Environmental Assessment Methods
No metric can measure the performance of a building better than the review of its occupants – the people who use its services and assets. Actionable data on the performance of a building can provide a valuable insight into how buildings function in their various environments, and the occupancy-related factors that impact their performance.
A post-occupancy evaluation is a structured study that gathers comprehensive in-use performance feedback that can be used to identify gaps between design intent and in-use performance. This data can be used for continual improvement in building design methodologies, and to optimise the performance of a built asset. Poor building performance can impact on carbon footprint, running costs, occupant health and wellbeing and business efficiency.
A Post-Occupancy Evaluation is a long-term (typically, 1 year) commitment where the building’s occupants are surveyed about their perceptions on the building’s performance. ADW Developments has a substantial experience in conducting detailed post-occupation evaluations based on a dedicated, evidence-based survey approach.
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