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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 a separate PCR.

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.

Detailed information

Name: Buildings
CPC Codes:531 Buildings
Date of publication: 2014-02-26
Registration number: 2014:02
Date of expiration: 2022-01-24
Version: 2.0
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 3 (2017-)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Constructions
Related PCR: Prefabricated buildings
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: Tyréns AB
Appointed PCR moderator: Ulf Wiklund  Tyréns AB

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