A possible tool for the choice of building materials: the environmental product declaration (EPD)

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Abstract

The paper, contribution to the international debate on the environmental matter, deals with a tool that can guide professionals and the users in choosing low environmental impact building materials with similar functional requirements, the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) or Type III Environmental Label, by highlighting strengths and limitations. The paper, besides describing the characteristics and contents of the EPDs and Product Category Rules (PCR), lists the main European EPD Programmes, analyzing two EPDs models in order to verify the comparability of the listed LCA data.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospite3rd International Conference on Environmental Design, 3-4 October | Marsala - Sicily
Pagine189-199
Numero di pagine11
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2019

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Sposito, C., & Scalisi, F. (2019). A possible tool for the choice of building materials: the environmental product declaration (EPD). In 3rd International Conference on Environmental Design, 3-4 October | Marsala - Sicily (pagg. 189-199)