Performance based partnership forms for maintenance by Dutch housing associations

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    Dutch housing associations develop new procurement methods for maintenance of their housing stock. Performance agreements are being developed to replace traditional tenders by longer-term cooperation. OTB Research Institute is doing research on performance-based maintenance contracts with the focus on the clients, especially housing associations. These agreements promise, among other things, the optimal use of know-how of parties involved. The development of performance-based partnership forms for maintenance varies greatly according to the type of maintenance and building components concerned. In general, the partnership forms can be described as: price and performance agreements for maintenance activities, long-term cooperation and lump sum performance-based contracting. The role of maintenance contractors broadens to advisers. Not all possibly occurring defects have to be used in performance-based agreements. Long-term co-operation can be based upon decisive performance requirements directly linked to the specific functions of a building component. The contractors themselves should monitor the degradation processes by performing performance measurements.
    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Title of host publicationThe impact of cultural differences and systems on construction performance; CIB W92/T23/W107 International symposium on procurement systems
    EditorsK Sullivan, T Kashiwagi
    Place of PublicationArizona
    PublisherPBSRG, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Arizona State Un.
    Number of pages10
    ISBN (Print)1-889857-29-7
    Publication statusPublished - 2005
    EventLas Vegas, Nevada, USA - Arizona
    Duration: 8 Feb 200510 Feb 2005

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    PublisherPBSRG, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Arizona State Un.


    ConferenceLas Vegas, Nevada, USA


    • Conf.proc. > 3 pag

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