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One Click LCA officially approved as an LCA tool for BREEAM
We are pleased to announce that One Click LCA, the easy to use LCA software for construction, has now been officially approved by BRE as a compliant LCA tool for BREEAM Europe Commercial 2009 and BREEAM International Bespoke 2010. The approval means that with aforementioned BREEAM schemes users can apply for LCA-based credits in their projects. The credits in question are requirements given with issue Mat 1 (Option 2).
Additionally, One Click LCA can be used to deliver LCA credits for BREEAM-SE and BREEAM-NOR as well as for LEED certification projects globally. For LEED v4, it can be used to deliver MRc: Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction credits, and for LEED New Construction v3/v2009 ((BD+C)) the pilot credit MRpc63.
One Click LCA can deliver several 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)
*Included in summer 2016 product release
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.
Read more about the credits we support for BREEAM schemes here.
Do you work with multiple certifications? No worries, our tools have been officially approved also for LEED, DGNB, HQE and others. Read more info här.
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