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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 #18

Generate CSS sprite sheets

Group small images (e.g. the website’s interface images) in one larger image called a sprite sheet
This process significantly reduces the number of HTTP requests. There are several free online services for generating sprite sheets (Project Fondue’s CSS Sprite Generator, and

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Development #37

Use local variables

When you call a global variable in JavaScript, the interpreter must check that:
- it exists in the current scope, in the scope above, etc. - the variable has a value - and more

To avoid all these checks, it is often possible to make useful variables local by transforming them into routine arguments. This process saves CPU time.

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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.


AER Atol Conseils & Développements Cadoles

Logomotion Planet Bourgogne Pulsar DS Bourgogne Franche-Comté Numérique