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Helix: Tutorials

Video tutorials that help you use Helix independently and allow you to create your own company, process, and product footprint.

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Written by Artjom Janssen
Updated over a week ago

This page contains all video tutorials that are currently available for Ecochain Helix.

Overview of the Ecochain Helix platform

Understanding how to navigate through Helix is a good starting point. If you are new to the Helix software, please start with the following video tutorial that answers:

How do you easily navigate through Ecochain Helix?

Once you have viewed the first video, try the video tutorials below regarding data entry on a Company, Process or Product level in Ecochain.

Input - 1. Company Level

Where do you enter company data, such as energy, materials and transport?

How and what data do you enter on the Usages & Emissions page?

How do you add materials to the purchasing page?

The following video below touches upon how to access the environmental LCI databases available in Ecochain Helix. The video answers the following questions:

1. How do you access and search in the environmental LCI databases in Helix?
2. How do you add, or link, an LCA dataset to your materials?

Input - 2. Process Level

There is extensive documentation available regarding this step in Ecochain Helix. Please read our other pages in our Help Center and learn how to set up this page: 2. Process Level. The following video shows you how to add production processes in Ecochain Helix. After watching the video, you should be able to enter your own production processes.

Learn how to allocate your Usages & Emissions to specific processes in the Footprint x Process page.

Input - 3. Product Level

This section is all about entering and removing data on the Product page in Helix. Manage your product and production details by watching our tutorials on this topic.

How do you manually add products to the product page?

Enter bulk data in Ecochain Helix by using the import functionality

Quickly remove your product data by using the delete button on the product page

Enter your composition data (bill-of-materials, BoM) in Ecochain Helix

Using the import functionality on the compositions page

Results | Statistics

Helix provides insights into the environmental impact of your company, production processes, and products all in one place. Analyzing results and interpreting them is paramount. By better understanding the end results of an LCA we can empower you to make a more sustainable impact. The following video tutorials try to answer the following questions:

  1. How do I get insights into the environmental impact of my product?

  2. How can I view different impact categories?

  3. How do I get an overview of the full life cycle of my product?

You can answer these questions for your specific situation by using the 'Results | statistics' page and select "Product level".

Benchmark and compare the footprint of products in the results section

Easily search and compare products in the product portfolio

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