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Life Cycle Design – Intro and Application of the LCA in Green Star

  • eTool LCD Engineer Maryia Perthen describes how Life Cycle Design applies to Green Star – LCA and Innovation credits. This session is available online.

Life Cycle Design – Embodied Impact reduction in eToolLCD

  • eTool engineer Henrique Mendonca assisted by Maryia Perthen will be hosting a free 30 min webinar to cover the embodied impacts reduction methods using eToolLCD software.The webinar will cover:
    – What is embodied and operational carbon and where do we draw the line?
    – How to calculate embodied carbon using the eToolLCD software.
    – How to reduce embodied carbon.
    – How to become “net zero carbon” or carbon positive?
  • This session is available online.

Life Cycle Design – Optioneering embodied carbon a detailed look at materials recommendations

  • Get inspired by exploring our library of recommendations. This session is available online.

Life Cycle Design Training - eToolLCD

eToolLCD training program is divided into Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced courses and it is available to eToolLCD users via the Support Site – TRAINING page.

eToolLCD Beginner Course – Buildings and Infrastructure

Available to Consultants, Enterprise and Specialist subscribers, the beginner course is available online and covers the following content:

  • eTool introduction
  • LCA Basics
  • eToolLCD software Basics
  • Model Simple Project
  • Customisation
  • eToolLCD Certification process

eToolLCD Intermediate Course – Buildings and Infrastructure

Available to Consultants, Enterprise and Specialist subscribers, the intermediate course is available online and covers the following content:

  • How to get value from Life Cycle Design
  • Low Carbon Design principles
  • eToolLCD features and tools
  • Reporting from eToolLCD

eToolLCD Advanced Course

Available to Enterprise and Specialist subscribers, the advanced course covers:

  • Comprehensive understanding of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology
  • How to conduct a whole building life cycle assessment using the eToolLCD
  • Guidance through your own practice project through to “certification” level to ensure a full understanding of the concepts and software

Upon completion of eToolLCD training courses, you will have first hand experience conducting an LCA as well as an overall understanding of life cycle assessment of the built form. You will also be awarded a certificate of attendance at the end of training (if exam is passed).