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Full Update Instructions (from 7.3.3 - 8.1 to 8.3)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro from versions before 8.2 to 8.3
Update Instructions (from 8.2 to 8.3)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro from version 8.2 to 8.3
Installation Manual | SimaPro 8.3.0
For instructions on how to install SimaPro 8.3.0, please download the manual.
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.
SimaPro 8 | Report Maker Installation Instructions
Report Maker is a program to export and maintain charts and tables from SimaPro in Microsoft Office programs, so a recent version of MS Office should be installed before Report Maker can be installed.
SimaPro 8 | Report Maker User Manual
Report Maker allows you to incorporate text and LCA results (graphs and tables) from SimaPro in MS Word and Excel 2010 and up, and keep those updated as per your SimaPro model. Learn how to use Report Maker with this user manual.
Full Update Instructions (from 7.3.3 - 8.0.5 to 8.2.0)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro from versions before 8.1 to 8.2.0
Update Instructions (from 8.1 to 8.2.0)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro from version 8.1 to 8.2.0
Installation Manual | SimaPro 8.2.0
For instructions on how to install SimaPro 8.2.0, please download the manual.
Update Instructions (from 8.0.5 to 8.1.1)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro from version 8.0.5 to 8.1.1
SimaPro 8 | What’s new in 8.1.1?
With this release, PRé is happy to introduce a new version: SimaPro Direct which is developed to help you obtain LCA results as efficient as possible. All other updates and improvements can be found in the manual.
SimaPro 8 | What’s new in 8.1.0?
The release of SimaPro 8.1 offers improved modelling capabilities and updates to the Agri-footprint, ELCD, US LCI and Industry Data 2.0 databases. You can now also export data to ILCD format, to make PEF data exchange easier.
Update Instructions (from 8.0.5 to 8.1.1)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro from version 8.0.5 to 8.1.1
Installation Manual | SimaPro 8.1.1
For instructions on how to install SimaPro 8.1.1, please download the manual.
Update Instructions (from 8.0.4 to 8.0.5)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro from version 8.0.4 to 8.0.5
Installation Manual | SimaPro 8.0.5
For instructions on how to install SimaPro 8.0.5, please download the manual.
SimaPro 8 | What’s new in 8.0.5?
SimaPro 8.0.5 includes the much awaited update of the Plastics Europe data, improvement of methods including ILCD, ReCiPe, BEES and Ecological Scarcity and of course improvements and bug fixes in the software such as updated Graphs, Product Stage import / export and Multi User administration enhancements.
SimaPro 8 | What’s new in 8.0.4?
SimaPro version 8.0.4 has just been released. It includes the new ecoinvent database, v3.1, which now contains more processes and has some important bug fixes. In addition, SimaPro now contains a new water footprint method. This is a summary of the most important updates. For a complete overview, please download the manual.
Update Instructions (from 7 or 8 to 8.0.4)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro from version 7 or 8 to 8.0.4
Installation Manual | SimaPro 8.0.4
For instructions on how to install SimaPro, please download the manual.
Agri-footprint Database | Methodology and basic principles
Agri-footprint 2.0 is available as a library within SimaPro. The main objective of Agri-footprint is to bring data and methodology together to make it easily available for the LCA community.
Agri-footprint Database | Description of data
This manual describes the data included in the Agri-Footprint database
SimaPro 8 | Introduction to LCA
The Introduction to LCA Manual explains the basic theory of LCA. Download the free manual.
SimaPro 8 | SimaPro Tutorial Manual
In this tutorial we aim to guide you through your first experience with SimaPro by taking you through a series of simplified examples. Download the free tutorial and get started today.
SimaPro 8 | What’s new in 8.0.3?
New feature in SimaPro, new and updated LCI data and update of the method library.
Update Instructions (from 8.0.2 to 8.0.3)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro from version 8.0.2 to 8.0.3
Update Instructions (from 7.3.3 to 8.0.3)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro 7.3 to version 8.0.3, and update your database with ecoinvent v3, Agri-footprint database, ELCD v3 database plus new and updated methods.
Installation Manual | SimaPro 8.0.3
For instructions on how to install SimaPro, please download the manual.
Update Instructions (from 7.3.3 to 8.0.2)
This document describes how to update your current SimaPro version 7.3 to 8.0.2, and update your database with ecoinvent v3 plus new and updated methods.
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.
Installation Manual | SimaPro 7.3.3
For instructions on how to install SimaPro, please download the manual. You can always download the latest installation file in the support corner.
Software Update Instructions (from 7.0.0 to 7.3.3)
This document describes how to update SimaPro version 7 to 7.3.3.
Eco-indicator 95 Manuals
Weighting method for environmental effect that damage ecosystems or human health on a European scale.
Eco-indicator 99 Manuals
These manuals are intended to be used by designers and product managers that want to apply the standard Eco-indicator values for the assessment of environmental aspects of product systems.
Usetox User Manual
This user manual provides basic information needed to understand and apply the USEtoxTM model, i.e. to calculate midpoint characterisation factors for human toxicity and freshwater ecotoxicity.
SimaPro 8 | Programming Wizards
Since 1998, PRé has developed an alternative way of presenting the LCA results using wizards. Wizards present themselves as a series of questions to the user. Wizards are usually focused on a specific product. In practice this means Wizards are used for groups of users that have to deal with a similar topic or problem.
SimaPro 8 | Programming the COM Interface
SimaPro is a versatile LCA tool, but in some occasions you need more than a stand-alone tool. For example, if you want to analyze a lot of data automatically you may want to integrate SimaPro and your business software. In the SimaPro Developer version a COM-interface is available. This allows the user to control SimaPro from applications such as Excel, .NET applications, Delphi, PHP

Scientific Publications

PRé Consultants has a solid and diversified experience in research and projects. Find here an overview of scientific publications.

 

LCA Discussion List

The LCA discussion list is a global platform to discuss issues related to life cycle assessment and related sustainability issues. Here you can ask the LCA community questions concerning LCA, contribute to various topics and share information. 

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