LCA Research Brief: Survey of LCA Tools for Residential Buildings

January 1, 2013

Through surveys, focus groups, and exploration of existing tools we are identifying the most effective ways to integrate environmental performance metrics into the design and decision making processes. Robust, streamlined residential building LCA tools would help decision makers, builders, and architects to make holistic decisions that integrate environmental impact of all phases of the building’s life cycle. Revised brief April 11, 2013. MORE