Posts Tagged ‘ EPD ’

Assa Abloy Adds New EPD

May 23rd, 2018

Assa Abloy has announced the company’s latest Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is for the Pemko Silicone Adhesive Smoke and Fire Gasket product line, which includes the Pemko S44, S77, S88, S442, S771, S771x6, S772, S773 and S776. EPDs include a life cycle assessment (LCA) for a product or product line and quantifies a product’s environmental […]

ASSA ABLOY Adds 7 Environmental Product Declarations

Mar 21st, 2017

ASSA ABLOY recently announced the completion of an additional seven Environmental Product Declarations (EPD). EPDs are third-party-certified, comprehensive reports that document the ways in which a product, throughout its life cycle, affects the environment. ASSA ABLOY Group brands have now completed numerous EPDs with UL Environment across doors and frames, locks and hardware and perimeter […]

EPDs: What’s the Business Value?

Feb 14th, 2017

If you have been in an industry meeting in the past few years, chances are you are at least aware of acronyms like EPD, LCA and PCR. Still, the industry is still trying to figure out how this all fits into their business. Vik Ahuja, Life Cycle Assessment Consulting, aimed to answer some of those […]

View Dynamic Glass Publishes Environmental Product Declaration

Jan 5th, 2017

View has published an environmental product declaration (EPD) for its View Dynamic Glass, verified by UL Environment. The EPD certification, combined with View’s Health Product Declaration (HPD) and Declare label, provides architects, building owners, developers and other specifiers with independent, third-party verification of environmental performance benefits for View Dynamic Glass. The EPD for View Dynamic […]

PCR Released for Sealants in North America

Dec 2nd, 2016

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC), along with UL Environment as the program operator, recently released a product category rule for sealants covering North America. “The publication of the Product Category Rule (PCR) for sealants demonstrates that ASC is able to mobilize its membership to accomplish a task that is important for the continued use […]

AEC Releases EPDs for Aluminum Extrusions

Oct 14th, 2016

The glazing industry continues to raise the bar for product transparency, most recently with two newly released Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for aluminum extrusions in the U.S. and Canada. One is for thermally improved aluminum extrusions, which is of particular interest for fenestration applications. The other is for extrusions that are not thermally enhanced. The EPDs, […]

AEC Says EPD for Aluminum is Almost Ready

Sep 29th, 2016

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) announced that its environmental product declaration (EPD) for aluminum could be unveiled this week. The news was revealed at the 2016 AEC Management Conference in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. According to the AEC, UL (formerly Underwriters Laboratories) has all the documentation and should sign off on the EPD before Friday. […]

Industry Alliance Releases PCR for Processed Glass

Aug 22nd, 2016

Two industry associations have jointly released a Product Category Rule (PCR) for processed glass, and they are now determining whether to move forward with the development of an industry-wide Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) and the Glass Association of North America (GANA) announced they approved and published the new PCR, […]

Aluminum Extruders to Develop EPD Standard for Industry

Apr 14th, 2016

As the industry continues to work toward life cycle analysis of door and window products, and develop Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), the Aluminum Extruders Council will now develop EPDs to document the environmental performance of aluminum extrusions produced in the U.S. and Canada. An EPD is an independently verified document that speaks to the lifecycle […]

AAMA, thinkstep to Work Together on Sustainability Issues

Feb 19th, 2016

The glass and fenestration industries have grappled with the implications of product category rules (PCRs), life cycle assessments (LCAs) and environmental product declarations (EPDs) for several years now. But a big question remains – how do they affect the bottom line? To answer that, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is getting help from outside […]