Update Default Construction Waste Factors

The current default construction waste factors are out of date. At least 3 standards/rating schemes have recently published average construction waste factors to be used to calculate A5 impacts. These should be integrated into eTool.

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Summary of sources for material’s data

Excel report summarizing material assumptions (recycling rate, eol, maintenance, etc.) with the references that are linked to each assumptions. Possibly add a column with the template(s) said material is in to help the user.

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data quality assessment

Using the contingency and uncertainty factors referenced in RICS v2 applied at template and EPD/material level to automate a data quality assessment

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Enable adding #tags to Templates

As an eTool administrator, it would be very useful to be able to add public tags to templates so that our users are able to filter them out accordingly. This could also be useful to users if they could add private tags at an org level so that they can create & filter templates according […]

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Cloning the whole scenario tree to different structure or user.

Currently, when cloning a scenario tree, it is replicated within the existing structure. It would be great to have the capability to clone the entire scenario tree into a specified structure and into another user’s account (similar to the process of cloning a single model). It is required for one of the projects that I […]

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Make change to template in all scenarios

Once a project has multiple scenarios completed, updating a clarified quantity or fixing a mistake takes far too long since it must be repeated in each scenario individually. This increases a source of errors and is a simple repetitive process. Including a button in the template that has been changed / added which gives the […]

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LEED – reporting

Reporting template following the requirements of the Credit Form: LEED v4 BD+C: Core and Shell, Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction credit.

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Electric Equipment Options

We need more electric construction equipment options, including simple electricity consumption during construction. It is becoming more common to have electrical equipment and grid connection to site, and the phasing out of diesel generators.

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EPDs in Subcategories

As a user I’d like to like specify the subcategories where EPDs will go into a design. At the moment EPD categorisation is only at the major category level (level 1). For example, instead of allocation an EPD to Superstructure, I’d like to be more specific and choose subcateries like Internal Walls.

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Delete Function’s templates

It would be handy to be able to delete every template assigned to a given function at once – e.g. when deleting a function, given the option of deleting all templates instead of applying them to a different function.

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