In the actual context, eco-design that focuses on the integration of environmental considerations into product development becomes a major stake for many companies. In order to make things happen, eco-design tools have to be made available for the product designers and for the working situations in product development processes. The research in the field proposes a lot of tools without dealing with their proper integration into a given design process. To succeed in requires evaluating their contribution to the eco-design process performance. Therefore, the objective of the paper is to propose a performance evaluation models. It is based on the analysis of general studies on design performance and the adaptation of the GAMETH® framework. The performance model proposed consists in evaluating the knowledge used and produced for each activity of a given design process, according to seven criteria related to time, cost, quality and contribution to the design objectives. A study case illustrates how the propositions made here can be applied.

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