Tag Archives: LEED

EPD numbers continue to increase…

Following on from my 2017 EPD Infographic,  I have again tracked the numbers of verified EPD for construction products aligning to EN 15804. Growth in numbers has continued, and there are now over 5000 EPD available globally.  In 2017, new … Continue reading

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Importance of Reducing Embodied Impacts

I’ve just come across this 2014 image from the Construction2030 website, which considers the energy footprint of all the office space globally expected to be built between 2015 and 2030 – 83 billion m², both embodied (from the materials used … Continue reading

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Crediting low impact materials – thoughts on the SKA Retail consultation

The RICS consultation on SKA Retail finishes today but the treatment of materials specification within SKA provides some interesting talking points.  The D19 Materials Specification asks that “at least 80% of the materials installed as part of the fit-out meet … Continue reading

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