Last edited 14 Nov 2018

Ecopoint

A UK Ecopoint is a single score that measures total environmental impact as a proportion of overall impact occurring in the UK. It provides a measure of the total environmental impact of a particular product or process and applies to the UK only.

It is calculated by taking the normalised data from a BRE Environmental Profile, applying a weighting factor to each impact and then adding all the weighted impacts to give a total - The Ecopoints. BRE Environmental Profiles are an internationally-recognised life cycle assessment method. They assess the level of impact in each environmental impact category for the functional unit or product being studied.

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