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Athena Institute

Name of source Athena Life Cycle Inventory Product Databases
Provider Athena Institute
Summary text A set of comprehensive, comparable life cycle inventory databases for building materials and products in a series of reports
Contact http://www.athenasmi.org/contact-us/
Licensing Free
Language(s) English
Website http://www.athenasmi.org/our-software-data/overview/
Access – data formats and accessibility
File type HTML access to PDF files
Software needs Adobe Reader
Contents – breadth and depth of datasets
Age 1993-1997
Geography USA, Canada
Original Data Source(s) Industry statistics
Other Databases Included Unknown
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Gate
Modeling approach LCI
Emissions results CO2, CH4, N2O
Number of datasets About 50
Main topics Construction
Other topics None
Data transparency – what meta data is provided for each dataset?
System boundaries Yes
Data Types Process
Allocation Methods Yes
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty No
Quality – is information provided on data quality?
Data quality score No
Quality assurance No
Standards compliant Unknown

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