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Interest in Environmental Product Declarations on the rise as numbers increase

The International EPD system reported a 22% rise in visits to their website over 2014, with over 100,000 visits during the year. The UK, USA, Italy, Sweden and Spain were the top five countries using the website.

This growing interest in Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) ties in with a rapid increase in the number of verified construction product EPDs that have been registered recently, with the global number doubling over the past 12 months.

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Jane Anderson

Interest in Environmental Product Declarations on the rise as numbers increase

Stephen, yes, the Australasian EPD were included in the International EPD total, as they are also listed there. There are now 11 Australian EPD and 2 New Zealand EPD (go to http://www.environdec.com...

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Stephen Mitchell

Interest in Environmental Product Declarations on the rise as numbers increase

Thanks Jane. The driver for EPD uptake frombuilding materials suppliers in Australia and New Zealand is definitively the recognition of EPD and LCA in the green building rating scheme Green Star. Did...

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Rafael

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From which references (data source) citing those figures?

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