When making decisions about the materials or resources you wish to use in your One Click LCA calculation it is important to look into the resource itself to make sure that you are selecting the most appropriate available option. Each of our resources have detailed information included in their data cards which can be opened by clicking on the green question mark icon next to the resource.
Once you have opened the data card you will be able to see a number of collapsable sections including some general and background information about the resource. Further, the data card can be moved around your browser window by hovering the mouse at the top of the data card, clicking when the arrows appear and dragging the card as desired.
Further detailed information about the resource is included in the resource description, technical characteristics. The environmental profile and default scenarios applied to the resource can be viewed by opening these sections.
Multiple data cards can be opened and displayed in the browser window, allowing you to compare the details of each resource and make informed decisions in your material selection.
When you are ready to add your chosen resource to your calculation, simply click the 'Input data' option at the top of the data card.
Business license users will be able to download the EPD of manufacturer-specific data by clicking the corresponding option. You can read more about this feature in our Downloading EPDs article.
Expert users will be able to add the resource to their compare feature for further resource comparison. You can read more about this feature in our Advanced Material Comparison article.