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EIME (Environmental Improvement Made Easy)
Name of source EIME (Environmental Improvement Made Easy) database V11.0 (2009)
Provider Bureau Veritas - CODDE
Summary text Life Cycle Analysis and ecodesign software to evaluate environmental profiles of products and services.
Licensing Several licensing schemes: University (3,000€/year, unlimited users), Classic (3,000€/year, 5 users), Comfort (10,000€/year, 5 users), Light (2,180€/year, 1 user).
Language(s) English
Access – data formats and accessibility
File type HTML access to online software
Software needs RDP client
Contents – breadth and depth of datasets
Age 1951-2009
Geography Europe (EU 25)
Original Data Source(s) Industry statistics, own studies, other LCA databases
Other Databases Included Boustead Model; BUWAL; DEAM; EAA; IISI
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Gate
Modeling approach  
Emissions results GWP
Number of datasets +800
Main topics Energy Carriers and Technologies; Metals and Semimetals; Textiles; Furniture and other interiors; Plastics; End-of-Life treatment
Other topics Organic chemicals; Inorganic chemicals
Data transparency – what metadata 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 Yes
Quality assurance Unknown
Standards compliant ISO 14040; ISO 14044; ISO 14048