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BU603 Environmental product declarations


Product Description

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. 

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
  • EPD content 
  • comapring EPDs
  • limitations
  • EPD programme operators
  • product category rules (PCR)
  • development and maintenance of EPDs
  • EPD development costs.
Product Information
Publication date 2 October 2016
Product type Bulletin
Availability Available
Product code BU603