Highest rated LCA software in the world for BREEAMBRE has assigned a 100% rating to One Click LCA: Maximal LCA credits are just a click away
One Click LCA: 100% BREEAM rating for Mat 01 credits
We are proud to announce that BRE has verified One Click LCA with a maximum potential score of 100%.
Best LCA for BREEAM 2013, 2015, 2016 AND 2017 – now 100% rating!
One Click LCA is the only software able to deliver maximal LCA credits for any BREEAM International project anywhere in the world (2009 and 2010 versions included). Read the official letter of approval here. BRE has updated their BREEAM Mat 01 calculators for the following schemes:
- International New Construction 2013
- International New Construction 2016
- UK Refurbishment and Fit Out 2014
- BREEAM International Non-Domestic Refurbishment 2015
- BREEAM ES NUEVA CONSTRUCCIÓN 2015
- BREEAM-NOR New Construction 2016
This means that by using One Click LCA you can achieve maximal LCA credits for any BREEAM International project anywhere in the world. Moreover, by using One Click LCA you can achieve a variety of additional credits, including LCC. Read our in-depth guide to BREEAM credits in different schemes to find out how many potential credits you could earn for your project.
Sources: BREEAM 2017, BREEAM 2017 Mat 01 calculator & One Click LCA Ltd’s tools.
Get all the credits, faster than ever before
One Click LCA can deliver up yo 19 credits in the BREEAM schemes including:
- Man 02 Life cycle cost and service life planning; including Elemental life cycle cost (2 credits) and Component level life cycle cost (1 credit)
- Man 03 Responsible construction practices; Monitoring of construction site impacts (2 credits)
- Man 05 Aftercare; One credit – Post-occupancy evaluation + exemplary credit*
- Mat 01 Life cycle impacts; Five credits + Exemplary + EPD credit
- Mat 03 Responsible sourcing of construction products (up to three credits)*
- Wst 05 Adaptation to climate change (1 credit + exemplary)
For BREEAM UK users our IMPACT-compliant LCA tool delivers the exemplary credits from Mat 01. For international BREEAM users, the platform is approved for BREEAM SE, NOR and ES. In BREEAM International 2013, also the Ene 04 Low and zero carbon technologies credit applies.
Top 3 reasons you should consider Mat 01 and Man 05 credits for your BREEAM projects
If you have never worked with LCA or LCC credits you might not know why it would be a good idea to so. There are some simple reasons you should consider performing Life-Cycle Assessment and Life-Cycle Cost calculations for your project:
- BRE is planning to phase out the Green Guide completely. Don’t waste time and embrace the future now: Life-Cycle Assessment methodology will be required in all future BREEAM projects*
- BREEAM Refurbishment projects can completely replace the tedious Green Guide and earn up to 6+1 credits in Mat 01
- With automation, Life-Cycle Assessment is the most cost-efficient credit in BREEAM (worth up to 6 credits)
*Read this article by BRE Buzz about the future of The Green Guide. To automate Life-Cycle Metrics calculations, no solution is better than One Click LCA: the software has been given a 100% rating by BREEAM for their Mat 01 calculator for all of their schemes- The first ever LCA software to do so! This continues the long tradition of One Click LCA being the highest rated LCA software for several years now.
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