- The core of any LCA tool is the data which underpins it. The development and management of the PIQET database is the main focus of development for PIQET over many uses. We aim to ensure that data is:
- The database underpinning PIQET is the global ecoinvent database which is unique is its comprehensiveness and is a globally respected data supplier.
- The database is a large network of connected processes which helps ensure consistency of the data sets which is derived from this background data.
- To keep the data up to date we refresh the dataset with the latest energy data from the international energy agency, new published data from industry and new materials data when they are available. For detailed structure of PIQET data inputs see the PIQET Structure.