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The software provides environmental LCA results for Canadian regional materials manufacturing, roadway construction and maintenance life cycle stages. It allows custom roadway design, or users can draw from a library of 50 existing roadway designs. The software includes a large equipment and materials database and the flexibility to specify unique pavement systems – sub-base and base granular materials as well as hot and warm mix asphalt and a host of user specified concrete mix designs. Users can also input use-phase operating energy and apply built-in pavement vehicle interaction algorithms, if desired, to be included in the final LCA results. The software allows for quick and easy comparison of multiple design options over a range of expected roadway lifespans.

FieldValue
Product Type
Tool
Focus Area
Low Carbon Development
Scope / Extension
Regional
National
Sub-national, Project, & Local/Community level
Sector
Methodological Steps
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
All
Languages
EN
License
other-closed
System Requirements
Mac, Windows
Contact Email
info@athenasmi.org
Identifier
d5837847-783f-4a3e-b4f8-675a79259f7b
e-Learning available
e-Learning available
Facilitated Learning Avalable
Discussion Forum
No