The UBUBI project was initiated as a collaborative research project between several Canadian universities and companies. The focus of this research is to enable LCA analysis early during the building design process. Other software is available to perform an LCA analysis but none of them focus on the non-expert users enabling them to easily do an LCA analysis with less details in their building model.
The name "UBUBI" stand for "Uncertain But Useful Building Information".
In the Zulu language, UBUBI means: fighting evil(s), badness, the bad, ugliness, the ugly