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Under development - Kaolin and clay products

generic input

by: 11 May 2020, 1:03:32 PM (GMT +1)

Make sure that decommissioning (disassembly) is included.
According to EN15804, module D (effects on secondary lifecycles, “avoided production of energy and materials”) shall be included. Make sure that the avoided processes are downgraded adequately to be representative for a secondary life of the component or material, and not based on the primary life.
Clarify if “production mix” or “consumption mix” shall be used to represent electricity per region. Also, please specify the requirements of the data. Generic databases such as ecoinvent are often used in EPD. But national Energy Departments such as NVE-RME (https://www.nve.no/norwegian-energy-regulatory-authority/retail-market/electricity-disclosure-2018/) has additional data that “shall” be used.

Re: generic input

by: Gustav Sandin 28 May 2020, 9:23:18 AM (GMT +1)

Thank you for this comment. It will be considered in further update of the draft PCR. Best regards, /Gustav Sandin, the Secretariat of the International EPD System

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