Life Cycle Assessment Research and Tools
ATHENA SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS INSTITUTE RELEASES UPDATE TO ITS PAVEMENT LCA TOOL WITH A NEW NAME AND MANY NEW FEATURES
The North American pioneer in construction sector LCA today released Version 2.1 of ‘Pavement LCA’, formerly known as the Impact Estimator for Highways, with a variety of new features including US locations and sample projects. Read more and access the software
ATHENA SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS INSTITUTE IMPACT ESTIMATOR FOR HIGHWAYS - VERSION 2.0
The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute Impact Estimator for Highways provides quick and easy Life Cycle Assessment results for Canadian roadways. Read More and access the software
CONCRETE SUSTAINABILITY HUB | MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT (LCA) OF HIGHWAY PAVEMENTS
ATHENA SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS INSTITUTE - A LIFE CYCLE PERSPECTIVE ON CONCRETE AND ASPHALT ROADWAYS: EMBODIED PRIMARY ENERGY AND GLOBAL WARMING POTENTIAL
Life Cycle Cost Assessment Research and Tool
EQUIVALENT PAVEMENT STRUCTURAL DESIGN MATRIX AND LCCA FOR MUNICIPAL ROADWAYS – REPORTS
Updated reports for municipal roadways are now available:
Permeable Design Pro
The most comprehensive permeable pavement design software available that evaluates the hydrologic and structural requirements for a permeable interlocking concrete pavement. Click here to download a fully functional 30-day free trial.
Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program – Permeable Pavements
The STEP website has several documents available regarding design and performance of permeable pavements including:
- Report on Five-Year Evaluation of Permeable Pavements – Kortright Centre, Vaughan, Ontario (Phase 1 and 2)
- Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s Permeable Pavement Fact Sheet
- Chapter 4.7 Permeable Pavement from the Low Impact Development Stormwater Management Planning and Design Guide
To learn more visit www.sustainabletechnologies.ca
Product Category Rule (PCR) and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)
Industry has developed a PCR that can be used to develop an EPD for their segmental paving products. Below is an example of one such EPD and many others will be available.
The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute provides several technical resources for Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP)including design, construction and specification.
Roller Compacted Concrete Council
Best Management Practices for Municipal Concrete Infrastructure
This publication includes best practices information about concrete usage and installation. It was developed by the members of the Municipal Concrete Liaison Committee of the Ontario Good Roads Association including the Cement Association of Canada and Concrete Ontario.
MIT CONCRETE SUSTAINABILITY HUB
NATIONAL CONCRETE PAVEMENT TECHNOLOGY CENTER
CENTRE FOR PAVEMENT AND TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY HOME
AMERICAN CONCRETE PAVEMENT ASSOCIATION