blockbuster_pds_repair_costs: A dataframe of repair costs at 2016 prices.

Description Usage Format

Description

A dataframe containing all repair costs per unit area by grade for each building component. This is used in the blockbuster function to multiply the building components and its unit_area by the appropriate constant to estimate the expected repair costs to get the building component from grade D, C or B to grade A (grade E has been added based on user feedback (E = D plus 5 Due to discrepancies in the spelling of the building components and the original Excel Costs model, these have been fixed and matched to that of the PDS here, to ensure compatability. For details of the process see 04_read_tidy_costs_data.R in the data-raw directory; also see the associated tests.

Usage

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Format

A dataframe of 800 rows and 8 variables to be used for cost estimation in blockbuster.

element

The top level of the quantity surveyors' building component hierarchy.

sub_element

The mid level of the quantity surveyors' building component hierarchy.

const_type

The lowest level of the quantity surveyors' building component hierarchy.

grade

The condition grade of the building component

repair_costs

Cost in pounds per unit_area of the building component repaired to condition A.

concated_building_component_grade

To save computation time we pre concatenate these for lookup.

concated_building_component_grade_clean

To save computation time we pre concatenate these and tidy for lookup.

concat_clean

Convenience, pasted element, sub element and construction type with only letters.

elementid

Foreign key for building component to facilitate lookup.

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