Building LCA and Embodied Carbon Tools

Athena Impact Estimator

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Free

Standalone

Design-focused

Covers all Life Cycle Stages

Good for Commercial and Residential

BEAM

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Free

Excel-based

Design-focused

Focused on manufacturing impacts

Good for Residential Buildings

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Tally

Paid

Revit plug-in

Design-focused

Covers all Life Cycle Stages

Good for Commercial Buildings

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Cardinal LCA

Free

Rhino plug-in

Focused on conceptual design

Manufacturing, Use, End-of-Life Stages

Good for Commercial Buildings

EC3

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Free

Web-based

Bim360 and Tally Import

Construction-focused

Focuses on Manufacturing Stage

Good for Commercial Buildings

OneClick LCA

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Paid

Web-based

Imports from many tools

Design and construction focused

Good for all building types