Postoccupancy evaluation

Postoccupancy evaluation

A systematic way of comparing actual building performance with stated performance criteria usually undertaken by organizational or facility managers; usually done after the building has been occupied for at least one year. It seeks to measure and evaluate user satisfaction, fitness for purpose based on client requirements, technical performance, and value for the cost.
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In a postoccupancy evaluation of Esperanza Apartments and Park Place Assisted Living, where we included a three-story atrium, it was noted that residents tended to congregate under the large collection of skylights.