An Introduction to EPDs
Starting at €720
Beginner / Intermediate
✔ 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.
- 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.