LISA (LCA in Sustainable Architecture) is a streamlined LCA decision support tool for construction. It was developed in response to requests by architects and industry professionals for a simplified LCA tool to assist in green design.
Currently LCA methodologies are too complicated and not widely accessible to designers and specifiers. Also, detailed LCA studies often divert attention from the key environmental issues, and tend to focus attention on inter-material competition, rather than on optimum construction systems.
LISA is designed to:
We are continually adding case studies, with the following currently under development:
At present only nominated developers are able to generate new case studies, or modify the underlying data or equations in existing case studies. If you are interested in having us develop a particular case study or becoming a developer and adding case studies yourself, please contact us for more details.