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 #47

Cache frequently-used calculated data

When calculating values or data drains resources, cache them if the values remain unchanged, in order to avoid repeating such operations.

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Hosting #79

Compress the HTML output

You can compress the content of HTML pages to minimize bandwidth consumption between the client and the server. All modern browsers (for smartphones, tablets, notebook and desktop computers) accept HTML compressed via gzip or Deflate. The easiest way to do so is to configure the web server so that it compresses the HTML data stream, either on-the-fly or automatically, as it leaves the server. This practice (on-the-fly compression) is only beneficial for a HTML data stream as it is constantly evolving. When possible, we recommend that you manually compress static resources (e.g. CSS and JavaScript libraries) all in one go.

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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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