life cycle assessment software News

  • LCA Award 2010 - ifu sponsors UNEP/SETAC

    ifu Hamburg GmbH sponsors the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative by providing software licenses and support to projects in developing countries. UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) and the association SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) are jointly running the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative. The main objective is to 'enable users around the world to put life cycle ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • ifu Hamburg at EcoBalance 2010 - on November 9-12, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan

    The International Conference on EcoBalance, organized by the Institute of Life Cycle Assessment, Japan (ILCAJ), has been held in Japan since 1994 and one of the world's premier conferences in the field of life cycle assessment. The purpose of EcoBalance 2010 is to discuss problems and solutions in various fields such as energy, resources, food, water, transportation, consumer life etc. to clarify ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • LCA used for design and heritage protection of the Roman Theatre of Itálica

    In the majority of studies carried out until now Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) has been used according to a methodology based on the final evaluation of an already finished design. This article proposes a new approach of using LCA as an evaluation tool at the time of design, so making environmental-impact reduction criteria part of the decision-making process in projects so that they affect the ...

  • ecoinvent v3 launched

    The new version of the database provides more data and more quality. Yesterday afternoon, the third generation of the ecoinvent database first saw the light of the day. From now on more data and even more quality are available for life cycle assessment. Highlights of the new version include of course the new and updated data. Instead of 4.000 datasets as in the previous version, ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • ifu Hamburg at ACHEMASIA 2010, Beijing

    Exhibition for Chemical Engineering, Environmental Protection and Biotechnology will take place from June 1 to 4, 2010 in Beijing/China. Visit us at booth 5X in the German Pavillion where we will present our products and services. ifu Hamburg will showcase Umberto the software solution for process optimization and ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • ILMAC Fair 2010 - on September 21-24, 2010 in Basel, Switzerland!

    The industry exhibition for research and development, environmental and process technology in pharmaceuticals, chemicals and biotechnology. Visit us at hall 1° at booth A40, where we will present our products and services. ifu Hamburg will showcase Umberto the software solution for process optimization and -simulation, ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • ifu Hamburg at the sustainable economy industrialization expo - from October 14-16, 2010 in Hangzhou, China

    The China International Sustainable Economy Industrialization Expo presents the latest developments in energy saving, environmental protection and dealing with a resource-saving industrialization of China. As exhibitor, ifu Hamburg will showcase Umberto the software solution for process optimisation and simulation, material and energy flow analysis ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • 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

  • Program of the Umberto User Workshop 2012 online

    This is what you can expect on September 17/18, 2012 in Hamburg. Umberto users from all over the world meet on September 17/18, 2012 for the annual Umberto User Workshop. The two days are devoted to life cycle assessment, material and energy efficiency, carbon footprinting and much more. Users report on their projects with the software to offer both solutions to certain ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Umberto User Workshop 2012

    Preliminary program online - what you can expect on September 17/18, 2012 in Hamburg. Umberto users from all over the world meet on September 17/18, 2012 for the annual Umberto User Workshop. The two days are devoted to life cycle assessment, material and energy efficiency, carbon footprinting and much more. Users report on their projects with the software to offer both solutions ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • This was the Umberto User Workshop 2012!

    Umberto users from all over the world met in Hamburg for interesting presentations and exciting discussions. As in the previous years, the internationality of the user community was obvious. Among other countries, participants came from Mexico, Colombia or France to talk about exciting projects in which Umberto has been applied. The program represented the whole range of the ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • 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, ...

  • thinkstep joins ILCM Scientific Committee

    Dr. Rajesh Singh, Managing Director of thinkstep Sustainability Solutions Pvt Limited, a subsidiary of thinkstep AG in Germany, has accepted the nomination by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Quality Forum to join the Scientific Committee of the Indian Life Cycle Management (ILCM) conference. The FICCI is a non-profit association with over a quarter of a million ...

  • Raw materials efficiency award 2011 for Umberto competence center Braunschweig

    Institute of Machine Tools and Production Engineering at the TU Braunschweig and the Fraunhofer IVV won the award in the category "Research Institutions". The German Federal Ministry of Economy and Technology and the German Raw Materials Agency awarded the IWF at the TU Braunschweig together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging the Raw Materials Efficiency ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Your Sustainable Packaging Solution

    Packaging is under intense scrutiny by both regulators and buyers. Questions tend to focus on recycling, recycled content and overall ecologically conscious designs. Some materials have a positive public image and others—like plastics—have a negative one. But the materials used in packaging are not the only important factors that determine ...


    By thinkstep - A Sphera Company

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