Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs)

First EPD issued for timber frame manufacturer
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Leading UK offsite frame manufacturer, Donaldson Timber Systems (DTS), has become the first timber frame manufacturer to offer a published, third-party accredited environmental product declaration (EPD) for its product, proving its sustainability credentials. As part of a process to cover the full DTS product range, the DTS Alpha system is...
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Guararapes receives EPD for Plywood and MDF products
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Guararapes, a Brazilian company specialising in the manufacture of MDF and plywood panels, now has an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its Plywood and MDF products. The company began in 1984 and now has three plants located in the south of the country, in Caçador/SC, Santa Cecília/SC, and Palmas/PR. Having...
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Embodied Carbon
2024 Embodied Carbon Data for Timber Products
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Although timber is classed as a low embodied carbon construction material, different timber products will have different embodied carbon values depending on the energy inputs during processing and transportation.
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Embodied Carbon
EPD Database
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A new database to provide carbon data for common timber products, allowing specifiers to make more informed decisions. To achieve national and international targets to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, we need to measure, understand, and significantly reduce the embodied carbon within the buildings and infrastructure we construct....
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Timber and Embodied Carbon
Timber and Embodied Carbon
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Utilising sustainably sourced timber can help to reduce the embodied carbon emissions in buildings while also storing CO2e out of the atmosphere.
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Net Zero Roadmap
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The Net-Zero Roadmap project wants to establish a clear route to net-zero by 2050 for the industry. The roadmap highlights the key areas where the timber industry can make a difference.
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Carbon Impacts and Benefits
Assessing the Carbon-Related Impacts and Benefits of Timber in Construction
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This paper explains how to account for carbon in timber buildings and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) by using the latest standards.
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