Thursday, August 11, 2016

One Click LCA (Life-Cycle Assessment)

From the Autodesk App Store...

Get your buildings Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) done in One Click! One Click LCA™ plugin delivers instant and certification- and standards-compliant LCA results from your Autodesk® Revit® models. One Click LCA™ is an easy-to-use one-button plugin that delivers an automated Life-Cycle Assessment from your Revit models.

You can use the results to improve your design as well as to earn valuable certification credits, including LEED v4's MRc1 Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction, BREEAM Mat 01 Life cycle impacts and many others. All calculations within the software are standard-based and follow a strict protocol. What used to take weeks, is now possible in less than an hour One Click LCA™.

The plugin works with structural and architectural models and is able to adapt to your material labeling practices. The cloud service to which the plugin connects detects the materials used in your model and calculates their environmental impacts automatically.

For any certification: LEED, BREEAM, DGNB, HQE and nearly 20 other systems

Works also without Revit: You can use the cloud service directly or upload data from and Excel or an IFC file

Toolkit for certification: in addition of LCA, the cloud platform also supports other materials credits as well as Life Cycle Costing and operational performance tracking.

The plugin consists of two buttons; one for doing the LCA
and another for opening online help.

The cloud service to which the plugin connects allows
choosing the targeted certification scheme in just one click.

LCA results can be visualized, or viewed as tables.

Table views allow instant comparisons between alternative designs
to prove e.g. qualification for LEED v4's LCA credits.

Projects can have any number of designs calculated and compared,
and results can be easily shared via the cloud service.

Materials data can be easily reviewed and alternatives
created directly in the cloud service to gauge their impacts.

Learn more on the web:

The plugin is intended for use with the One Click LCA™ cloud service. The plugin requires a user account and a valid license for the cloud service as well as an internet connection. User accounts can be created here at no charge. Licenses may be obtained via

One Click LCA plugin is provided on a trial basis and it's charges are included in the licensing of the One Click LCA web service.

About This Version
Version 1.0.1, 8/8/2016
Initial release.

The One Click LCA add-in is brought to you by Bionova Ltd / One Click LCA. Pricing was not known at press time.

There's more information available on the Autodesk App Store.

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