The normal steps in the certification / review process are listed below:
  1. Submit model/s for certification
  2. QA / QC Checks on eToolLCD model/s (eTool)
  3. Complete / update eToolLCD model/s
  4. eToolLCD model/s certified in the software (eTool)
  5. Complete EN15978 report (from eTool templates at present but moving to software in the near future) and submit to eTool for third party review
  6. Third party review round 1 feedback (eTool)
  7. Update EN15978 compliant report and respond to round 1 feedback
  8. Third Party review round 2 feedback (eTool)
  9. Update EN15978 compliant report and respond to round 1 feedback
  10. Finalise Third Party review (eTool)
Time frames for this process range from 5 days to many weeks depending on how well developed the LCA model is, how quickly the software user is able to respond to queries and how much time is taken to complete/update the LCA report.

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