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Table 2 Life cycle costs of the office systems

From: Innovative offices for smarter cities, including energy use and energy-related carbon dioxide emissions

Main cost factors Present office Mega office Local office Home office
Total costs in € 23,384 19,892 18,150 16,840
Total cost saving 0 12% 22% 28%
Cost factors
 Space 44% 37% 44% 43%
 Materials 15% 18% 21% 23%
 Equipment 16% 19% 27% 34%
 Subtotal 76% 75% 91% 100%
 Work related in € 17,736 14 909 16,582 16,840
 Transport 5% 12% 0% 0%
 Travel 19% 13% 9% 0%
 Subtotal 24% 25% 9% 0%
 Commuting related € 5649 4983 1568 -