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Insulation materials

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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of insulation materials and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

This PCR aims towards compliance with the European standard EN 15804 (Sustainability of construction works - Environmental product declarations - Core rules for the product category of construction products). (Core rules for the product category of construction products).

This PCR document is publically 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.

The PCR document may be downloaded in PDF format on the right side of this page. The free registration will also enable you to post comments on the PCR Forum.

To register EPDs based on this PCR, the latest version of the correct verification report must be filled in and signed by the verifier.

PCR updated 2017-04-11

Extended validity of PCR with one year to enable publication of EPDs for this product category while awaiting the publication of EN 16783:2017 Thermal insulation products - Product category rules (PCR) for factory made and in-situ formed products for preparing environmental product declarations. The standard is expected to be published in 2017-10-31, after which an update of this PCR will be started

Detailed information

Name: Insulation materials
Approval date: 2014-07-02
Registration No: 2014:13
Valid until: 2018-07-02
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2013-)
Based on: Stand-alone construction product PCRs, compliant with EN 15804
Related PCR(s): Nonwovens for other purposes than clothing (expired 2016-09-19)
Sub-PCR Thermal insulation products (under development)
PCR 2012:01 Construction products and construction services
Valid location(s): Global
Prepared by: Life Cycle Engineering
PCR moderator(s): Stefano Rossi  Life Cycle Enginering
EN 15804: This EPD is compliant with EN 15804

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