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  BU603 Environmental product declaration

An environmental product declaration (EPD) is a third party verified declaration of the environmental impacts of a product or service.

An EPD contains calculated environmental impacts based on life cycle assessment (LCA) and other environmental information. 

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EPDs provide robust data that contributes to evaluating the environmental impacts of whole buildings. This bulletin includes: 

  • Who can use EPDs?
  • Who develops EPDs and Why?
  • EDD content 
  • Comapring EPDs
  • Limitations
  • EPD programme operators
  • Product category rules (PCR)
  • Development and maintenance of EPDs
  • EPD development costs