Category Archives: Uncategorized

ASBP publish a comprehensive list of EPD for UK produced construction products in our new Briefing Paper

I’m really pleased that as part of the series of EPD Briefing Papers I’ve been writing with the ASBP, I’ve been able to compile a new online Briefing Paper which lists all the EPD for UK produced construction products with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

#RegulateEmbodiedCarbon – ACAN’s campaign

Architects Climate Action (ACAN) launched their campaign to regulate embodied carbon in the UK this evening with over 300 people online! France, the Netherlands, Germany, Finland and Sweden have all got Embodied Carbon regulation in place, or require assessment of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

More than 10,000 EN 15804 EPD at the start of 2021!

At the start of January 2021, there are just over 10,000 Verified Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) to EN 15804 for construction products registered globally, as shown in my 2021 Infographic. Regulation in France, where the RE2020 Building LCA legislation will … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

When is an EPD not an EPD?

Signify and Philips (its lighting brand) are talking a good talk about EPD on their website. The article is is called, “How Environmental Product Declarations are helping green the lighting industry“. They talk about why people might want EPD, for example: … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Eco Platform news

Eco Platform is the association for European EPD Programme Operators using EN 15804. The Eco Platform website has just had a revamp, coinciding with the launch of their digital EPD Eco Portal, where you can search for digital EPD by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Over 7000 EN 15804 Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) were available at the start of 2020 with numbers continuing to increase

Rather late in the year I am adding my 2020 EPD Infographic to my blog which provides the numbers of EPD at the start of the year. The number of EN 15804 EPD have continued to rise, with French FDES … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Embodied Emissions event at London Climate Week

Event:            Managing embodied emissions to improve global climate governance Date:              Tuesday 02 July 2019 Time:             5:00pm to 7:30pm Venue:           University College London,  Cost:  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

30th May 2019 was a Big Day for Embodied Carbon in the UK

As a Board Member of the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP), it was great to chair the ASBP event yesterday that marked the launch of the RICS Building Carbon Database, a rebrand of the WRAP Embodied Carbon Database set … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Companies that listen to climate science on Climate Change and the need to Act

155 companies have signed up with Science Based Targets to set greenhouse gas emission reduction targets based on climate science. These included the construction and real estate related companies Autodesk, Owens Corning, Kingfisher, Outokumpu Oyj and Land Securities. The full list can be found here.

Posted in CO2, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Would concreting over the UK to build housing reduce house prices?

The government could cover the whole of Britain in new housing and property prices would continue to rise if monetary policy remains as loose as it is now, according to notorious Societe Generale strategist, Albert Edwards. Let’s test the hypothesis. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment