The rise in competition in the tender market is driving down costs of public infrastructure in Australia. However, this has an unintended negative effect on the long-term quality and eventual cost of such projects. Changes in the construction industry have seen power shift hands from the architect to the builder, who now has more of a final say on the specification of products such as plumbing. As such, whole-of-life analysis for product specification has become more important than ever as the construction industry becomes more competitive and cost-driven.

To find out more about whole-of-life costing and the importance of specifying plumbing products that last, download this free whitepaper. 

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