RECONS Certification

The RECONS model development was funded under the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Extensive technical and usability reviews of the model were accomplished by an independent external review team. The certification is based on the decision of the USACE Headquarters Model Certification Panel and reflects version RECONS 1.0. It meets the certification criteria contained in EC 1105-2-412.

RECONS Licensing and Users

RECONS is an agency wide web-based tool that can be accessed by multiple authorized users from any machine with Internet access. It’s currently available to all USACE employees and contractors with USACE credentials. IMPLAN is proprietary/licensed desktop software that can be installed on as many as eight computers per license.  Please contact Dr. Wen Chang at for questions regarding access to RECONS.