News article posted: March 1st, 2012
PUrE2 sustainability assessment software released and available to download for free now
Building on the original PUrE sustainable sssessment software the PUrE Intrawise project has improved and added many new features and additional functionality to the PUrE2 software. Alongside the existing pollutant and impact modelling capabilities built into the PUrE software building models and indoor air quality models have been added. In addition existing models and tools such as Life Cycle Assessment, Human Health Analysis and Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis have been substantially improved.
Try the PUrE2 Software Now
The latest version of the PUrE2 Software is available for free to download from the PUrE Intrawise web site: www.pureintrawise.org
About the PUrE Intrawise Project
The aim of the PUrE Intrawise consortium is to develop an integrated decision-support framework for more sustainable management of indoor pollution associated with the provision, conservation and use of energy in buildings. The framework will be applied to a number of case studies that will compare environmental, health and economic implications of the principal options for future home energy provision as an aid to policy development.
We spend some 90% of our time inside buildings so that indoor air quality can have an impact on our health. Indoor air quality is affected by:
PUrE Intrawise builds on the PUrE project. While PUrE focused on outdoor pollution, PUrE Intrawise is concerned with indoor pollution. Its main aim is to develop an integrated decision-support framework for more sustainable management of indoor pollution associated with the provision, conservation and use of energy in buildings.