KCL-ECO

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Life cycle assessment calculation program that can handle large systems. KCL-ECO's special features are: graphical user interface, impact assessment using different methods, sensitivity analysis, agglomeration function, graphic processing of results. Screen Shots

Keywords

life cycle, inventory, assessment, LCA

Validation/Testing

N/A

Expertise Required

Basic knowledge of Life cycle assessment calculations. Approximately one week of reading manual is enough to be able to use KCL-ECO.

Users

More than 70 users in Finland, Europe, US and Asia.

Audience

Industry, research institutes, universities (teaching and research), consultants.

Input

Data can be added from the KCL EcoData database or manually. Inputs are e.g unit process inputs; rawmaterial, energy, fuels, chemical.

Output

Products, by-products, emissions, etc. Results come in reports and charts which can be copied to other programs for further analysis.

Computer Platform

MIcrosoft Windows 95 or later or Win NT 4.0 or later, with 30MB of free hard disk space, and Pentium 90MHz or faster.

Programming Language

C++

Strengths

Can be used for making Life Cycle Assessments for any product/process, easy to use and has good graphic processing of results.

Weaknesses

Only accepts linear functions.

Contact

Company:

Oy Keskuskusklaboratorio Oy

Address:

Finland

Telephone:

+358-9-43711

Facsimile:

+358-9-464305

E-mail:

catharina.hohenthal@kcl.fi

Website:

http://www.kcl.fi/eco

Availability

Cost 3000�. Order by email, mail or fax. See web site for demo, tutorials, and more information.