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Journal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.5, No. 7)

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Page : 1147-1153

Keywords : KEYWORDS: Building defect; Quality; Cost of quality; Quality Outputs.;

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The cost of quality are cost associated with the prevention, discovery, and resolving of defects. These costs can arise whether the product is in design stages, manufacturing plants, or in customer’s hand. It is important to identify the cost of quality so that one can determine the expenses associated with producing a quality product. The present paper aims at making a review associated with use of quality in construction industry. Data necessary to achieve the objective of the paper is collected from different projects in industry. The paper focus on construction defects on respective projects and poor quality cost measurement. It also shows that defective building construction not only contributes to added construction cost of the project but also the cost of maintenance, which can be substantial.

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