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  • Innovative Partnership Integrates Life Cycle Assessment into Revit

    With the increasing importance of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in green building, architects and engineers are recognizing it as a powerful tool to inform best-value decision making for high-performance building design. While existing tools and databases provide the life cycle information needed to perform such an assessment, no tool exists to easily view and assimilate the information from those ...


    By thinkstep

  • A brief history of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

    The first well-known environmental study was conducted in 1969 by Coca-Cola. The study compared beverage containers and showed that all container materials had a real environmental impact and some materials had a greater impact than others. Coca-Cola acted not by removing the worst-performing materials from their products but by working with local authorities to develop a take-back scheme ...


    By thinkstep

  • Outotec and PE International to develop software for sustainability and life cycle evaluations

    OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE, NOVEMBER 23, 2011 AT 9:30 AM Outotec and PE International to develop software for sustainability and life cycle evaluations Outotec and one of the world's leading sustainability consulting companies, PE International (Germany), have announced their joint development of a new software interface for ...


    By Outotec Oyj

  • Earthster Announces Founding Members of Earthster 2 Turbo™ Open Data Commons and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Tool Pilot Program

    New Software as a Service (SaaS) Platform Debuted; Will Provide Companies with Actionable Analysis of Environmental and Social Impacts of Product Design and Manufacturing Processes YORK, Maine - Earthster today launched the Earthster 2 Turbo™ (E2T) tool pilot program and announced their collaboration with three companies leading in sustainability to create an open, ...


    By Earthster

  • PE International official data provider for ILCD’s new Life Cycle Data Network

    Global infrastructure for consistent and quality assured LCI data The Life Cycle Data Network (LCDN) will provide a global infrastructure for consistent and quality assured and ILCD entry level compliant Life Cycle Inventory and Life Cycle Inventory Assessment datasets from different organizations. It aims to become the data source for any Product Environmental Footprinting (PEF) ...


    By thinkstep

  • FEMP Offers New eTraining Core Course on Fundamentals of Life Cycle Costing for Energy Conservation

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) presents Fundamentals of Life Cycle Costing for Energy Conservation, a new e-Training Core Course that provides knowledge and skills to improve Federal economic-based decision making, determine the total ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • PE International official data provider for ILCD’s new Life Cycle Data Network

    ILCD’s new Life Cycle Data Network launched on Feb 6, 2014, and will have PE INTERNATIONAL as one of the official data providers. Other data providers include the ELCD Database, World Steel and PlasticsEurope.Global infrastructure for consistent and quality assured LCI data The Life Cycle Data Network (LCDN) will provide a global infrastructure for consistent and quality assured and ILCD ...


    By thinkstep

  • Innovyze Introduces InfoMaster LCCA: Comprehensive Economic Life Cycle Cost Analysis Helps Water Utilities Close Infrastructure Gap, Meet ASCE Grand Challenge

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of InfoMaster LCCA for developing a sound long-term, cost-efficient asset rehabilitation program based on a Life Cycle Cost Analysis that takes total ownership costs into account. ...


    By Innovyze

  • A Green Assessment Tool for Formulated Products

    Led by sustainability efforts by Walmart, a new tool emerges for quickly evaluating the environmental and human-health profile of formulated products. Companies efforts and interest in improving their environmental profiles are giving rise to a new set of related products and services that can be used by various players in a given supply chain. Such is the case of Walmart, which is using ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • LCA Software for free - GaBi Education released

    We believe in the power of teaching and learning for solving the world’s biggest problems. You do too, right? Life Cycle Assessment is an important methodology for understanding the total impact of product systems. It can be applied in a wide variety of situations to help understand and eventually reduce the negative environmental impacts of product systems. With this in mind, we help ...


    By thinkstep

  • Health ratings for urban environments provided by new software

    New software has been developed to rate the health risks of different activities in the urban environment, for example, cycling or driving in different areas of a city. ‘CENSE’ is based on a variety of different pollutants and environmental health hazards encountered in urban environments and may provide a useful tool for urban planning and improving residents’ quality of life, ...

  • Next Generation GaBi Software and new GaBi Server

    The latest release of GaBi Software and Databases provides the most comprehensive platform for companies to quickly and affordably deliver the best sustainable products and processes. The new GaBi Server module supports Life Cycle Assessment collaboration, Quality Assurance and centralized workflows. With 25 percent more data than in prior releases, the newest GaBi platform is the only product of ...


    By thinkstep

  • Next Generation GaBi Software and new GaBi Server

    The latest release of GaBi Software and Databases provides the most comprehensive platform for companies to quickly and affordably deliver the best sustainable products and processes. The new GaBi Server module supports Life Cycle Assessment collaboration, Quality Assurance and centralized workflows. With 25 percent more data than in prior releases, the newest GaBi platform is the only product of ...


    By thinkstep

  • EarthShift Launches PackageSmart: A Highly Effective Sustainable Package Design Software

    PackageSmart™, a simplified life cycle assessment (LCA) tool, evaluates the environmental impacts of packaging.  PackageSmart addresses the common challenges associated with the package design process, while creating sustainable, cost-effective solutions. This powerful life cycle software enables packaging engineers and designers to integrate environmental assessment early into the ...


    By Earthshift, Inc.

  • New tool to assess sustainability of transport noise reduction devices

    A new method of assessing the sustainability of noise reduction devices (NRDs) used in transport infrastructure, such as noise barriers or absorptive claddings, is presented in a recent study. The new set of specially designed sustainability criteria allows NRDs to be easily and accurately evaluated, its developers suggest. Noise reduction is a key part of the European Commission’s ...

  • Green Ecosystems Group announces comprehensive eco lifecycle assessment services

    Green EcoSystems Group (GESG) is please to announce the availability of its Eco Lifecycle Assessment Services to help clients assess and improve on all aspects of product toxicity, waste stream management, and energy utilization. The European Union (EU) has implemented an ambitious lifecycle assessment program under the Energy Using Products (EuP) Directive to address the security of its energy ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • GreenBlue Advisory Services to Offer Standardized Packaging Design Assessment

    Sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue today announced the addition of a new service to its Advisory Services offerings—a standardized packaging design assessment. Companies interested in designing more sustainable packaging can now take advantage of this service to receive an environmental life cycle profile of new packaging formats or an overall assessment of their current packaging portfolios in ...

  • SAP first global technology software provider to join the sustainability consortium

    SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) announced today that it is joining the Sustainability Consortium as the organization's first global technology steering committee member. The Sustainability Consortium is an independent organization of diverse global participants working collaboratively to build a scientific foundation that ...

  • Tally Software for LCA in Building Design Wins National Award from the American Institute of Architects

    KT Innovations, an affiliate of KieranTimberlake, today announced that its newly-released Tally application for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has received a Building Information Modeling (BIM) Award from the American Institute of Architects. This is the first year the BIM Award has included software, making Tally, a joint software development project from KT Innovations, PE INTERNATIONAL, and ...


    By thinkstep

  • Umberto, the cost effective software for eco-efficiency has been launched in the Italian market

    A partnership among Delta Engineering Services & Indica with IFU Hamburg has been signed for introducing Umberto tools in Italy. Ferrara, Italy and Hamburg, Germany ─ Umberto is a software application for modeling and assessing the eco-efficiency and environmental impact of processes and products. By calculating environmental indicators it enables the creation of environmental ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

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