VELFAC product specific EPDs
We have produced 2 EPDs that reflect our overall window systems. In both cases, the starting point is a top-guided window with the reference dimensions 1230x1480mm:
The product-specific EPDs from VELFAC cover:
The EPDs do not cover the modules: B1-B7 (use phase).
EPD: Environmental Product Declaration - environmental product declaration that describes a building product's environmental impact
LCA: Life Cycle Assessment. A method that calculates the potential environmental impacts of a building or a product.
Equivalents: Conversion term so that the environmental impact of different emissions can be compared.
GWP: Global Warming Potential. The GWP index expresses the climate impact over a number of years in CO 2.
PCR: A product category rule (PCR) is a set of guidelines that determine what data should be gathered and how it will be evaluated when conducting the life cycle assessment (LCA) of a product.
While generating our product-specific EPDs, our production emission baseline has been mapped, giving us the opportunity to optimize our products' CO2 footprint. A good starting point for ongoing development and improvement towards more sustainable construction. Our product specific EPDs can:
"As VELFAC experts, we are here to answer any specific question you may have on the correlation between an LCA calculation and our EPDs. In addition to that, although enviormental product declarations should not be compared at component level, but only at a building level, we can help you compare different EPDs"
- Neil Edwards, Specification Consultant
We can provide the advice and guidance required to meet project-specific sustainability targets.
We offer EPDs that reflect our overall window systems, based on a top-guided window with reference dimensions of 1230x1480mm.
- Findlay McFarlane, Architect at dRMM.
Use VELFAC EPDs and our technical knowledge to calculate the carbon footprint of your project.