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:

Development #64

Cache the bytecode

Bytecode (called opcode for PHP) is the binary code generated from the source code. Some accelerators are able to cache bytecode, which avoids needing to recompile it from the source code every time. Less time spent compiling equals less CPU and RAM used.

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Development #7

Externalize CSS files and JavaScript

Ensure that CSS files and JavaScript code are separate from the page’s HTML code, with the exception of any configuration variables for JavaScript objects.

If you include CSS or JavaScript code in the body of the HTML file, and it is used for several pages (or even the whole website), then the code must be sent for each page requested by the user, therefore increasing the volume of data sent.

However, if the CSS and JavaScript code are in their own separate files, the browser can avoid requesting them again by storing them in its local cache.

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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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