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:

Design #24

Use as few plugins as possible

Avoid using plugins (Flash Player, Java and Silverlight virtual machines, etc.) because they can be a heavy drain on resources (CPU and RAM). This is especially true with Adobe’s Flash Player, to such an extent that Apple decided to not install the technology on its mobile devices to maximize battery life. Favor standard technology such as HTML5 and ECMAScript.

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Development #59

Limit the number of results

When possible, use the LIMIT statement to specify the number of results to return. This helps minimize the amount of CPU and RAM used to find the relevant records.
The improvement in performance will be even greater if the records contain many large fields.

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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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AER Atol Conseils & Développements Cadoles

Logomotion Planet Bourgogne Pulsar DS Bourgogne Franche-Comté Numérique