Life Cycle Assessment resources

A collection of resources for those engaged in Life Cycle Assessment programs.

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For more information about Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and sources of inventory data, consult the following resources:

Industry groups involved in LCAs:

  • American Composites Manufacturers Assn. (ACMA) Green Composite Committee | John Busel at
  • Athena Sustainable Materials Institute | | (613) 269-3795
  • Ashland Inc. (Dublin, Ohio) | New Web site (under development) targets architects, construction engineers/specifiers |
  • International Organization for Standards (ISO) LCA guidelines |
  • Network Group for Composites in Construction (NGCC) | | +44 (0) 1246 266246
  • Greenbuild International Conference and Expo |
  • The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLACA) |
  • The International EPD System (Environmental Product Declaration) nonprofit group |

LCA software resource Web sites:

Life cycle inventory data Web resources:

LCA resources in print:
Green Guide to Composites, published by NetComposites |

LCA experts and consultants:

Jim Pollack
Omnitech International
2715 Ashman St., Midland MI 48640
Tel.: (989) 631-3377

Franklin Assoc., a div. of ERG
4121 W. 83rd St., Ste. 108
Prairie Village, KS 66208
Tel.: (913) 649-2225

Michael Lepech, Ph.D
Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Stanford University
285B Yang & Yamazaki Energy & Environment Bldg.
473 Via Ortega
Stanford, CA 94305-4020
Tel.: (650) 724-9459


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