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This PCR expired 2017-02-26, and is now being updated. A draft version was available for open consultation until 2017-08-02. The draft will now be updated by the PCR moderator and PCR committee based on the comments received. Dates are preliminary.


This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 531 Buildings and the declaration of this performance by an EPD. This PCR does not cover pre-fabricated buildings, which is already specified in PCR 2013:01.

This PCR aims towards compliance with the European standards EN 15804 (Sustainability of construction works - Environmental product declarations - Core rules for the product category of construction products) and EN 15978 (Sustainability of construction works - Assessment of environmental performance of buildings - Calculation method).

Any comments to this PCR document may be given on the PCR Forum on www.environdec.com or directly to the PCR moderator during the period of validity. The PCR Moderator should initiate a revision process before the validity time expires to give due time for announcing and collecting comments.

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.

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Name: Buildings (expired 2017-02-26; being updated)
CPC Code(s):531 Buildings
Approval date: 2014-02-26
Registration No: 2014:02
Valid until: 2017-02-26
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2013-)
Based on: Basic Module: Constructions
Related PCR(s): Prefabricated buildings (valid until 2018-07-24; being updated)
Valid location(s): Europe
Prepared by: Tyréns AB
PCR moderator(s): Ulf Wiklund  Tyréns AB

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