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SimaPro 8 | Database and Methods Library
SimaPro contains a number of impact assessment methods, which are used to calculate impact assessment results. This manual describes how the various impact assessment methods are implemented in SimaPro. Download the free manual.
Whitepaper On The SimaPro 8 Calculation Engine
To keep up with the increasing size and complexity of LCA databases, we have overhauled the SimaPro calculation engine. Download the whitepaper to read about the new engine and compare the new and old engines.
SimaPro 8 | What is new in SimaPro 8?
PRé is proud to present the new release of SimaPro 8 equipped with an updated database that includes ecoinvent v3. The most important improvements are the introduction of ecoinvent 3 and of regionalized water footprint methods, the update of existing impact assessment methods, and a significantly quicker calculation engine. Please read the report for more details.
Free PROSUITE Handbook Now Available Online
Assessing the sustainability impacts of technology poses unique challenges. The PROSUITE group has developed a novel methodology to help you meet these challenges, and is now making the PROSUITE Handbook available to sustainability professionals and non-technical users at no cost.
Water Use Modelling With ecoinvent v3 Opens New Possibilities
A presentation by ecoinvent about increased focus on water use impacts, new LCIA methodologies and data on water withdrawel.
All About SimaPro 8
Download all the website information about SimaPro 8 in one file.
SimaPro 7 | Database and Methods Library
SimaPro 7 contains a number of impact assessment methods, which are used to calculate impact assessment results. This manual describes how the various impact assessment methods are implemented in SimaPro.
Ecoinvent Methodology Report 2013
The Swiss Centre for Life Cycle Inventories (the ecoinvent Centre) has the mission to promote the use and good practice of life cycle inventory analysis through supplying life cycle inventory (LCI) data to support assessment of the environmental and socio-economic impact of decisions. This report describes the general structure of the ecoinvent database.
ReCiPe Report
Recipe is a life cycle impact assessment method which comprises harmonised category indicators at the midpoint and the endpoint level
US Input Output 98
Production of any functional output that Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) deals with involves near infinite number of processes through direct and indirect input/output relations. This manual is about MIET, an inventory estimation tool for missing flows using input-output techniques.
USA Input Output Library
The Comprehensive Environmental Data Archive (CEDA) is a suite of environmentally extended input-output databases that are designed to assist various environmental systems analyses and Life Cycle Assessments, including carbon footprinting, water footprinting and embodied energy analysis.
Swiss Input Output library
What are the environmental impacts of Swiss consumption and production patterns? Developing and applying a methodology for answering this question is the main topic of this report.
EU and DK Input Output library
This database manual contains 4 reports generated for the ForWast project, which was focusing on the overall mapping of physical flows and stocks of resources to forecast waste quantities in Europe and identify life‐cycle environmental stakes of waste prevention and recycling. It was executed as a 6th Framework Programme project.
A Brief on the European Commission’s Product Environmental Footprint Guide
The European Commission released the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) Guide in April, 2013, along with the Organizational Environmental Footprint (OEF) Guide, under the premise of the “Single Market for Green Products Initiative.” The objective is to support a single metric for a single market, thus enhancing transparency and fair competition.
Environmental Footprint of Water Purification
CASE STUDY | PRé offered Sustainable Brands Innovation Open winner Ecofiltro a complimentary life cycle assessment of its water filtration systems. We also compared Ecofiltro's method to other methods of water purification available in Guatemala.

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