ecometer

Analyse your website's ecodesign maturity

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For decision-makers and IT professionals, ECOMETER assesses the environmental impact of your online service on all phases of its life cycle.

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ECOMETER tests 115 ecodesign best practices from the reference book published by Eyrolles, with contributions by more than 34 business experts.

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Internationally intended, conducted with ADEME's financial support, ECOMETER is community driven, open-source, free and pedagogically oriented.

The results given by this tool are for educational and diagnostic purpose only, it is not intended to compare websites.
This tool is in beta version and still in active development, all given informations may change in the future.

Best pratice examples...

From design to hosting, 115 best practices are tested and explained. Here are some examples, but be sure to check the other ones:

Hosting #69

Choose servers with SSD storage

It is less eco-friendly to manufacture Solid State Drives than hard drives. However, this is quickly offset when the application requires lots of input and output as they consume three times less electricity, and thus also require less cooling. Furthermore, SSDs are much quicker than hard drives: the processor is thus utilized for a shorter period of time, allowing for more useful processes per number of constant processors/servers. Lastly, one SSD can replace up to 5 fast hard drives.

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Design #5

Choose a design that is simple, clear and tailored to the web

Use the features offered by HTML5 and CSS3 to design a website. It is important that you do not attempt to build a website without first taking into account technical constraints.

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ADEME

The collaborative approch of ecometer tool's creation has been supported by ADEME Bourgogne Franche-Comté within the scope of the 2015 call for projects about Circular Economy.

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AER Atol Conseils & Développements Cadoles

Logomotion Planet Bourgogne Pulsar DS Bourgogne Franche-Comté Numérique