LCA databases in Umberto

What is most important to you when it comes to using professional LCA software? Data, data, data! That’s why we offer the two largest Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) databases in Umberto: the ecoinvent LCI database and the GaBi LCI databases. Just choose which one is the most suitable for your projects.

ecoinvent database

The ecoinvent LCI database which is provided by the Swiss Centre for Life Cycle Inventories contains high quality and consistent datasets from different sectors. The third version of the database offers a large number of new and updated datasets. 

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GaBi LCI databases

The GaBi LCI databases developed by thinkstep include more than 7.000 LCA datasets from many different industries. The Life Cycle Inventory datasets are based on primary industry data.

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GWP, CED and EcoIndicator99 estimation for chemicals

EstiMol is a database containing roughly 14.000 chemical compounds with their values for cradle-to-gate Global Warming Potential (GWP), Cumulated Energy Demand (CED) and EcoIndicator 99. 

The tool uses the molecular structure of chemicals. Values are derived using neuronal networks. EstiMol allows to fill data gaps for chemicals, without requiring knowledge on the production process. 

EstiMol is a free online tool offered by ifu Hamburg. 

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