CEEQUAL Term Contract

CEEQUAL Term Contract

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Acronyms

CEEQUAL: The Civil Engineering Environmental Quality Assessment & Award Scheme

Version

5

Organization

Building Research Establishment (BRE)

Type

Overall Infrastructure,Highways,Landscape,Energy,Transportation,Hydropower,Waste

Summary

CEEQUAL for Term Contracts assesses civil engineering and public realm works that are undertaken through contracts over a number of years and in a geographical or operational area. The methodology has been amended to suit the way in which infrastructure contracts are created, managed and delivered. The tool intends to demonstrate to what extent the contractor has understood the requirements of the client, teamwork generated amongst the parties, and successful delivery of these requirements.

Developed By

Building Research Establishment (BRE)

Institution Type

Non-profit

Used By

Project Team,Developers,Public Authorities,General Audience,Investors

Purpose

To offer convenient means of carrying out large number of discrete jobs of relatively low individual value. Through this mechanism, procurement costs per job are minimized. It is done by simplifying the procurement process which can be initiated by a written order or instruction. The success of such a contract is normally a reflection of the strength of the contractor s understanding of the client s requirements, the teamwork generated amongst the parties, and the successful delivery of these requirements.

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Rating System

Sustainability Certification

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Sustainability Criteria

  • Client Contract Strategy
  • Contract Management
  • People and Communities
  • Land Use and Landscape
  • The Historic Environment
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Water Environment
  • Physical Resources and Management
  • Transport

Is Opensource

The fee is based on the contract value of the contracted works or if applying early in the process, on the client’s or engineer’s estimates..

How Used

For Term Contracts, there are two types of Awards available to recognize the achievement of the whole contract team or just the delivery team. It is done by the Verified Assessments in the first and penultimate years of the contract and surveillance visits by the CEEQUAL Verifier AT LEAST EVERY YEAR in between and in the final year before the contract completion. CEEQUAL for Term Contracts has two question sets- one for the maintenance works and another one for numerous new works undertaken under one contract along with two matching Manuals, and two matching spreadsheets for capturing the scores and evidence.

Kind of projects targeted

Overall Infrastructure

final-outcome

Deliver improved project specification, design, and construction of projects and contracts and to demonstratethe commitment of the civil engineering industry and its clients to high environmental quality and social performance.

Scale analyzed

Global

Developed Country

UK

Location

Watford

Applied at

projects worldwide

When Created

2010

Phase applied

Planning,Design,Construction,Operation,Maintenance

Web link

http://www.ceequal.com

Tool Details Description

CEEQUAL for Term Contracts assesses civil engineering and public realm works that are undertaken through contracts over a number of years and in a geographical or operational area. The methodology has been amended to suit the way in which infrastructure contracts are created, managed and delivered. The tool intends to demonstrate to what extent contractor has understood the requirements of the client, teamwork generated amongst the parties, and successful delivery of these requirements.

Tool details how it works

CEEQUAL for Term Contracts has two question sets, one for maintenance works and one for numerous new works undertaken under one contract, with two matching Manuals, and two matching spreadsheets for capturing the scores and evidence. There are two types of Certification available (i) recognize the achievement of the whole contract team or (ii) just the delivery team. The verified assessments process will be conducted in the first and penultimate years of the contract with surveillance visits by the CEEQUAL Verifier at least every year in between and in the final year before contract completion.

Tool details outcome

The certification is based on a self-assessment carried out by a trainer CEEQUAL Assessor, that is externally and independently-verified by a CEEQUAL-appointed Verifier. Based on the scores achieved the levels of achievement are: >25% (Pass); >40% (Good); >60% (Very Good); >75% (Excellent).

Tool details sustainability

  • Client Contract Strategy
  • Contract Management
  • People and Communities
  • Land Use and Landscape
  • The Historic Environment
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • The Water Environment
  • Physical Resources – Use and Management
  • Transport

Tool details web links

Other info

Tool details addl info

  • Users of the tool- Project Team, Developers, Public Authorities, Investors, General Audience
  • Phase when the tool applies- Planning, Design, Construction, Operation, Maintenance
  • Geographic application- Projects Worldwide – Not specified

Other info

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