EPA CLASIC Project Life-Cycle Costing Primer
Working with the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland, IIPF developed a Life-Cycle Costing Primer to discuss best principles of life-cycle costing for stormwater systems. The primer is available here: LCC Primer
EPA Community Sustainability Tool
Working with the Environmental Finance Center at Wichita State University, IIPF developed a tool for communities to assess the sustainability of making large investments in their water infrastructure. Following EPA guidelines for affordability, the tool allows communities to assess how much of infrastructure investment will be affordable. Read a press release about the tool: Final Draft Iowa News Release May 2019 and the user guide for the tool: Final User Guide May 2019
Pew Charitable Trusts Public Sector Retirement Systems Program Evaluation
IIPF staff worked on a nine-month evaluation of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Public Sector Retirement Systems Program. IIPF Director Dr. Kenneth Kriz led a team of three academics to assess the effectiveness of the program’s research and outreach efforts. The report was presented to the Executive Director and program staff in November 2018.