The following posts provide step-by-step short introductions to building your first LCA models in eToolLCD. We have numerous other posts that expand on the below but they give a taster for some of the basics.
One of our favourite graphics explained!
The first step in any LCA is retrieving the information that you would like to model. You can download our information request example here 00 PDR V8.0 IMPACT Information requirements
Knowing when to say when is a crucial part of effective LCA modelling
Initial Model Set-up
Setting up the basic project, structure and model hierarchy. For further details on project scope please see this post
Bulk Import using CSV file
Speed up the process by importing multiple templates at once.
Simple Template Cloning and Adjusting
For more detail on eTools template system and instructional videos please see this post
How to record Recommendations in eToolLCD.
Where the fun really begins!
How to use the bulk swap function in eToolLCD.
Handy function for running materials swap recommendations
How to make improvements to your eToolLCD design.
For more detailed info on recommendations functionality please see this post.
How to generate Reports in eToolLCD
Reporting for BREEAM 2018
Download file structure here
And follow this video
Further information on BREEAM 2018 reporting can be found here