Building life cycle assessment and certification with thinkstep.

Sustainable Building

Take advantage of the leading whole building life cycle assessment data and tools, product assessment, and building certification programs, all in one place.


Prepare to lead the industry in building healthier, more sustainable spaces.

The desire for healthier buildings, more sustainable products, and beautiful, engaging spaces now permeates design culture. Green building, net positive building, and regenerative design are increasing demand for building certification.

At thinkstep, we actively engage with the global community influencing the future of sustainable design. We are leaders of the World Green Building Council, and members of the LEED Materials and Resources Technical Advisor Group. We built the foundational elements of the BREEAM system. Today, we help design firms build sustainability programs, supplying data and tools to enable faster, better decision making, and certify buildings to the global range of green building standards.

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LCA in construction: status, impact, and limitations

The white paper provides concise information about LCA in the manufacturing sector and in design practice.

We help you succeed with:

Whole building Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Over 2,500 companies worldwide trust our LCA platform tools, GaBi ts and Tally (Autodesk® Revit® plug-in), to reveal the environmental impact of whole building processes from raw material production to disposal.

Building certification

Our sustainable building rating tools offer outstanding planning guidelines, quantification methods, and benchmarks for a large number of environmental, social, and economic variables to help you achieve green building certification.

Featured resources

EPDs for construction products

In German language Umweltdeklarationen von Bauprodukten – Branchenspezifische Realisie...

Potentials of sustainable building in Germany

In German language Analyse der internationalen Strukturen

Sustainability assessment of windows and curtain walls

Which facade and window materials are really sustainable?

Embodied impacts of construction products

A guide to understanding the embodied impacts of construction products.