These 10 papers are a comprehensive summary of the ASTM E06.81 Building Economic standards. The topics illuminate the benefits that professionals enjoy when utilizing ASTM standards at their planning, design, construction, and operation phases. These papers build a framework for measuring and managing the economic performance of buildings, building systems and components, and other constructed facilities-throughout the entire life cycle. The framework is organized around four topic areas: cost data presentation and analysis, value engineering, risk management, and economic evaluation. Linking ASTM standards with economic and cost risk factors is helpful in addressing today´s economic and global challenges facing the construction industry. With these papers, professionals have a guide for keeping their building-related projects on track.