How building products affect the environment

New Zealanders will be able to find out more about the environmental impact of various building products following the launch of a new programme that provides Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).

The Australasian Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Programme has been set up so construction product manufacturers in New Zealand and Australia can develop EPD, providing credible, science-based information about the environmental performance of their products.

Its launch in New Zealand has been supported by the BRANZ Building Research Levy.

 

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