The product Composite concrete wall from Skandinaviska Byggelement is produced at the production site located in Katrineholm, Sweden. The product consist of two precast reinforced layers which are joined together with a gap by means of a lattice girder system and can replace space-molded wall elements.
Skandinaviska Byggelement has implemented a quality- and environmental- management system according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, which is not yet certified. The product in this EPD is registered and assessed in the Byggvarubedömningen, SundaHus and the Nordic Swan Ecolabel. The technical standards followed are SS-EN 14992 and SS-EN 13369.
Concrete is 100% recyclable, which creates the opportunity to reduce the environmental impact by reducing the need for new raw materials. Based on the European waste hierarchy, the concrete can currently be recycled as filling material or ballast while the reinforcement can be recycled. In addition, the concrete contains no hazardous chemical substances for health nor the environment.