New Web Carbon Footprint Calculators


It’s been a great week for quantifying Sustainable Virtual Design – new “carbon footprint calculators” are coming online. Here are a few worth checking out.

PageWeight

“Weighs” your web page, and compares to other sites. Allows designers and developers to determine if their design is going overboard into bloatware.

https://pageweight.imgix.com/

Carbon Analytics

A good first-pass stab at developing an LCA model for the web. Strange pairup with Jonnie Walker!

Press Release
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/whats-the-cost-of-surfing-the-internet-earth-mode-browser-plug-in-helps-users-understand-their-impact-on-the-environment-576192151.html

How the “carbon footprint” is computed…
The Company – Carbon Analytics
http://www.co2analytics.com/

 

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