When to use the PILOTHelp
What is the PILOT?
The PILOT is a qualitative tool enabling you to quickly identify appropriate ECODESIGN measures for
the improvement of your product. Concrete measures are presented in a language understood by product
developers and may be implemented immediately.
What is the PILOT not?
The PILOT is NOT a tool for the environmental assessment of products in the sense of an ecological balance.
When should you use the PILOT?
When a quick, targeted decision on product improvement in the sense of ECODESIGN is required.
When should you not use the PILOT?
For a comparison of the overall ecological balance of two products, to identify the absolute (not relative) environmental impact of a product.
For whom was the PILOT made?
For product developers, designers, engineers, environmental consultants....
What can the PILOT do?
The PILOT enables you to identify precisely those ECODESIGN measures that have the greatest
leverage for an environmental improvement of your product and, at the same time, hold only a low
What results do I get using the PILOT?
The application of the pilot results in:
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