The much anticipated SimaPro version 8.0.4 has been released. Apart from the new ecoinvent database v3.1, it includes a new water footprint method and various software improvements. For a complete overview, please download the manual. Integration of ecoinvent version 3.1 Ecoinvent v3.1 brings many new and updated datasets including several in the wood sector, food products… Read more »
Two TGH papers, “Developing an understanding of the energy implications of wasted food and waste disposal” and “Energy as an input in the food value chain” have been released. The papers are available from the WWF, for whom these studies were conducted: http://www.wwf.org.za/what_we_do/food_water_energy_nexus/ On the website you will also find the final Food Energy Water Nexus… Read more »
ecoinvent Version 3.0 is released! The ecoinvent centre has released the much anticipated new version of the ecoinvent database. Version 3.0 has been several years in the making, and realises ecoinvent’s efforts towards greater geographical coverage, greater modelling flexibitliy, and more data. The ecoivent centre is a not-for-profit competence centre of five Swiss research institutes… Read more »
Our next product carbon footprinting and life cycle assessment training course will be held in Cape Town, 5-7 September 2012. The 2-day course provides: A thorough grounding in the aims and principles of product carbon footprinting and life cycle assessment (LCA) Practical applications of product carbon footprinting and LCA through hands-on exercises There is also… Read more »
The Green House ran a successful LCA, product carbon footprinting and Simapro training, from September 7-9, 2011 in Cape Town. Please contact us to be notified of our next training course in 2012. We can also arrange in-house training.