Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)

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Stroma Built Environment is supporting clients and designers with Life Cycling Analysis (LCA) We can analyse carbon (embodied & operational) and environmental impact to manage carbon emissions.

Earn BREEAM credits

LCA is worth eight valuable credits under MAN01 for BREEAM 2018


Our Assessment conforms with the prescribed BREEAM methodology, using approved software

One-click Software

All assessment are completed on approved software using BRE’s building component database

Life Cycle Assessment within BREEAM

Mat 1 credits in BREEAM 2018 are no longer based on Green Guide ratings. Credits are now awarded for carrying out Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). Stroma use an approved online tool to carry out the process. Credits are awarded for carrying out the LCA at RIBA Stage 2 and for re-visiting this at RIBA 4. Stoma will work with the design team to assess your proposed design to see if improvements to the embodied carbon in your building, foundations and services can be made.

Overall, up to 10.49% of the BREEAM assessment can be achieved by carrying out the LCA at the correct time, using the approved tool.

Up to 5 credits plus one exemplary credit at RIBA Stage 2

Up to 2 credits plus one exemplary credit at RIBA Stage 4

One additional credit for alignment of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC)

Life Cycle Analysis

Life Cycle Analysis

“Completion of a LCA assessment details the full Carbon debt for a proposed scheme. A review can be made between key construction elements to limit the embodied Carbon within your building. LCA assessment will increasing be required by planning authorities.”

Andy Mitchell, Director of Energy Service

Compliance Pack Bundle

Stroma Built Environment offers complementary services for Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) to reduce procurement costs, gain project efficiencies and achieve full compliance and sustainability targets for your project.

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Include Life Cycle Analysis in your Sustainability Strategy

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