This list of tools is designed to assist in the environmental assessment of building materials. This information was adapted from a report developed by VITETTA--Public Management Consulting in association with Natural Strategies, Inc.
|Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method BREEAM||ECD and the Building Research Establishment (BRE)||An environmental performance assessment tool.|
|Envest||BRE||Environmental impact tool and life-cycle assessment approach used to compare different building designs via -ecopoint- scoring.|
|ATHENA v.2.0||Athena Sustainability Institute||Software tool used to compare environmental trade-offs between various sustainable design attributes.|
|Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEEDTM)||U.S. Green Building Council||Rating system for commercial buildings based on energy and environmental performance standards.|