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Lifts (elevators)

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Latest news 2015-11-06: The ISO committee working with the standard ISO 24745-2 has recently identified an error in the formulas in Section 5.2.6 of the standard. The PCR will be updated with corrected reference to the latest version of the standard as soon as the revision has been approved and published by ISO. Any stakeholders preparing or verifying an EPD are kindly requested to check this page for the latest updates.

This document provides a PCR for the assessment and declaration of the environmental performance (by means of an EPD®) of lifts (elevators), which is a sub-set of UN CPC 4354 Lifts, skip hoists, escalators and moving walkways, More information about the product group can be found in the PCR.

As the construction industry is the main customer of the lift sector, the standards EN 15804 and ISO 21930 are used as underlying standards whenever their requirements fit the characteristics of the product considered in this PCR. Full conformance of this PCR with the above-mentioned standards is not intended.

This PCR also specifies further and additional minimum requirements on EPDs specific of the product group defined below, complementary to the above mentioned general requirement documents.

This PCR document is publicly available on www.environdec.com. The PCR document is a living document. If relevant changes in the LCA methodology or in the technology for the product category occur, the document will be revised and any changes will be published on the website.

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EPDs shall be based on the latest version of the PCR, and refer to the version number and date of the PCR used. The production of new PCR versions does not affect the certification period of EPDs that are already published

Detailed information

Name: Lifts (elevators)
CPC Code(s):4354 Lifts, skip hoists, escalators and moving walkways
Approval date: 2015-10-14
Registration No: 2015:05
Valid until: 2019-10-14
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2013-)
Based on: Basic Module: General purpose machinery
Contributor(s):

The ELA PCR for Lifts Working Group with the input from (alphabetically ordered):

- Blain Hydraulics
- EFESME
- ELCA
- GMV S.p.A.
- Hydroware AB
- KONE
- Orona
- OSMA Aufzüge
- Otis Elevator Company
- Schindler Elevators Ltd.
- Schmidt+Sohn Aufzüge
- ThyssenKrupp Elevator
- VFA-Interlift
- WITTUR Holding GmbH

Carbotech AG, Dr. Ana Maria Lorente Lafuente, Instituto Tecnológico de Aragón, IQC GmbH, Technische Universität Berlin

Valid location(s): Global
Prepared by: See Contributors
PCR moderator(s): Nikolay Minkov  Technische Universität Berlin

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