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Sustainability Analysis

Sustainability Analysis 

The sustainability analysis, using a Life Cycle Assessment method, is a tool to assist the program and Systems Engineer in designing more sustainable systems. Sustainable systems use fewer resources over the life cycle, have fewer impacts on human health and the environment, and thus have a lower total ownership cost. For additional information on sustainability analysis, see the Systems Engineering Guidebook, Section 2.2.6. Sustainability Analysis. This sub-topical area contains information on sustainability analysis in DoD acquisitions.