Source of tools
Name of the tool
LISA (LCA in Lifecycle analysis)
Where is tool available from
Information on the tool can be downloaded from:
http://www.eere.energy.gov/buildings/tools_directory/software/envest.htm and Building Services Journal July 2000. (p59) and
http://www.cdnarchitect.com/asf/perspectives_sustainibility/programs_evaluations/programs_evaluationtools_tools.htm and http://www.lisa.au.com/
The tool can be obtained from:
When was the tool produced
Version 1.0, Version 2.0 and the present version: Version 3.0.
Is support provided
Organisation/s that developed the tool and country of origin
Organisation and author/s that produced the tool:
Dr Louis Wibberley, Research Leader, Sustainable Technology, BHP Billiton Technology and Glen Dennison, Centre for Sustainable Technology, University of Newcastle.
Country where the tool was produced:
Organisations/departments also involved in the design/development of the tool:
The concept came from Dr Louis Wibberley of BHP Steel and the task leader was Glen Dennison, of the Centre for Sustainable Technology, University of Newcastle. The external reviewers came from a range of institutions: Prof Lindsay Johnston, University of Newcastle; Dr Joakim Widman, Swedish Building Institute (version 2.0 only) and Dr John Lucas, University of Newcastle.
Organisation/s funded development of the tool:
BHP Steel (Australia) supported the tools development and the International Iron and Steel Institution supported Version 2.0 only.
Is the tool newly developed or based on an exisiting tool
Life Cycle Analysis
Cost of the full tool