Introduction

  1. What is the Athena Impact Estimator for Buildings?
  2. What’ New?
  3. What is LCA?
  4. The Athena Databases
  5. An Overview of the Impact Estimator’s Input Module
  6. Interpreting Impact Estimator Results
  7. Basic Application Operation
  8. Keyboard Shortcuts

Tools

  1. Set General Options
  2. Set Predefined Envelope Systems
  3. Select Envelope Material
  4. User Defined Concrete Mix Design Library
  5. Material Mapping Library
  6. Unit of Measure Mapping Library

Menus

Tree

  1. Tree Control
  2. Right Click the Root Node
  3. Right Click a Project Node
  4. Right Click a Group Node
  5. Right Click an Assembly Node
  6. Select Percent or Values for the Selected LCA Measure on the Tree
  7. Select a LCA Measure for the Tree

Creating a New Project

  1. Add or Modify a Project
  2. Set Operating Energy Consumption
  3. Compute Fuel for Operating Energy Consumption

Add or Modify Assemblies

Results Graphs and Tables

Graphs – Multi-Project LCA Measure Comparison Graphs

  1. Multi-Project LCA Measure Comparison Graphs of Life Cycle Inventory Result by Assembly Group
  2. Multi-Project LCA Measure Comparison Graphs of Life Cycle Inventory Result by Life Cycle Stage
  3. Multi-Project LCA Measure Comparison Graphs per Unit Area by Assembly Group
  4. Multi-Project LCA Measure Comparison Graphs per Unit Area by Life Cycle Stage
  5. Multi-Project LCA Measure Comparison Graphs on a Percent Basis Relative to a Baseline Project by Assembly Group
  6. Multi-Project LCA Measure Comparison Graphs on a Percent Basis Relative to a Baseline Project by Life Cycle Stage

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Online Video Tutorials

Tutorial