Bases for the sustainability assessment of construction works

Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for
cement and concrete

Quantified environmental information about the construction products used is required to assess the environmental sustainability of construction works. The standardized format to be used to communicate this information is the so-called Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). The EN 15804 standard prepared by CEN/TC 350 specifies rules for the preparation of EPDs. This format aims to ensure that product manufacturers provide verifiable, consistent data whose determination relies on comparable rules for all construction products. Independent third parties verify the information communicated in...

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