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 #75

Use a CDN

Some files such as the JavaScript libraries, CSS style sheets and images consume lots of network resources because there are lots of them and they are usually small. CDNs (Content Delivery Network) are thus recommended as they bring the files physically closer to users, saving large amounts of bandwidth and improving response time.

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Development #32

Keep DOM access via JavaScript to a minimum

Accessing the DOM (Document Object Model) via JavaScript is a heavy process that uses a lot of processor power (CPU). Minimize this type of access as much as possible.
To do so, you can assign a node to variables that you will repeatedly use in the application’s lifecycle, which avoids traversing the tree each time the document is manipulated.
Libraries such as ‘Shadow DOM’ can also be used to optimize the tree though a batch system.

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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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