This is a sector EPD with information on the average environmental impact from bituminous waterproofing membranes produced by 42 plants in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Portugal.
The main tasks of bituminous roof waterproofing system are to:
- protect building against water in its various forms e.g. rain, humidity, snow and hail.
- ensure the thermal insulation over time
- make the roof accessible to pedestrians and vehicles
- enable the use vegetation systems on the roof.
This EPD has been registered as an ECO Platform EPD with ECO EPD Reference number 00000294. The International EPD System is a founding member of the ECO Platform and its procedures has undergone a peer audit to be able to use this logotype. All EPDs of construction products from different programmes that carry the ECO logotype are listed here.
This EPD has been dually-registered under the scope of the three mutual recognition agreements between the International EPD® System and IBU, AENOR GlobalEPD and EPD Norway, respectively. The EPD thus has the right to bear the logotypes of both programmes.