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An Introduction to EPDs


3.5 hours

Starting at €720

Beginner / Intermediate


Other languages available, but subject to availability.

Who is this training for?

This training is aimed at anyone interested in learning about life-cycle assessment for construction products and materials, from manufacturers making those products to consultants offering LCA services.

What you'll learn

✔ Introduction to carbon footprints; why we need to act now!

✔ The basics of EPDs; understanding what they are and why they are necessary.

✔ An overview of the standards and rules applying to construction product LCAs.

✔ Creating an EPD; what is the process and what does the document cover.

✔ Understanding key LCA concepts; topics such as system boundaries, cut-off, and allocation.

✔ Using One Click LCA EPD tools; learning how our software can be used for product LCA and EPD calculations, reports, benchmarking, and more. 

Content Overview

  • The course begins by introducing the construction sector carbon footprint and the importance of reducing it.
  •  You will learn the basics of what an EPD is and how they are used in the industry. You will gain a clear understanding of what information is in an EPD, and the different indicators and characterization factors. 
  • The course then goes into detail about the key LCA concepts as they are defined in the standards, which is essential for conducting product life-cycle assessments.
  •  It will demonstrate how One Click LCA EPD tools can be used to create product LCAs and EPDs faster and more cost efficiently, and you will have the opportunity to try it yourself with a free software trial. 

This training course includes


3.5 hour live training

The training can be delivered online or onsite (for onsite training, additional traveling costs apply)

Downloadable materials

Training materials are provided in English for the attendees’ personal use only. Their further distribution or use is prohibited.

Training license access to One Click LCA software

Certificates of attendance

Available upon request, at extra cost

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