Umweltproduktdeklaration für Baustoffe (EPD nach DIN 15804)
The product-related life cycle assessment considers the entire life cycle of a product or product system - also known as life cycle assessment (LCA) or "cradle to grave" consideration. The polluter-pays principle is applied, and emissions along the entire value chain are included in the analysis. Appropriate certification procedures can be used to draw up an environmental product declaration for building materials.
EPD for building materials and products
In an environmental product declaration, colloquially EPD, the life cycle of a building product as well as information relevant to building physics and general aspects are presented.
The environmental product declaration is drawn up in accordance with the DIN EN 15804 standard and thus ensures uniform evaluation and comparability of EPDs. They are recommended as evidence by the Construction Products Regulation and find their application primarily in the evaluation of the sustainable use of resources and for assessing the impact of buildings on the environment, e.g. in a DGNB or BNB building certification.
- Preparation of environmental product declarations (EPDs) for your building products in compliance with internationally applicable standards (ISO 14040/14044, ISO 14025, EN 15804) as an accredited partner of the Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V. (Institute for Construction and Environment)
- Project and process management of EPD creation and certification; coordination between manufacturer and program holder
- Updating of your existing EPDs
- Transfer of EPDs into the US-American ULe format and creation of so-called HPDs (Health Product Declarations), which are especially desired in the American building materials market