Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is a document that informs about the product’s environmental impact throughout its life cycle, from creation till its disposal. EPD provides measurable information about the material composition of the product, about the consumption of raw materials and energy in various stages of the product life cycle (product or service) and about the level of contribution (emission production) to the acidification of soil and water, water eutrophication, ozone depletion, the greenhouse effect and creating photochemical oxidants. The client receives objective information about the basic (technical) product characteristics, while also about the environmental performance of products, which allows the client to take into account the environmental aspects of the product while deciding which product to choose.
Only EPD verified by independent third party, for example by our certification body for the EPD, is possible to publish and to use for communication between the producer and the customer – B2C communication.
Independently verified EPD is a useful tool for all producers who want to reduce the environmental impacts of their production, to optimize their manufacturing processes and products, and to present the environmental aspects of the product to the customers. Through independently verified EPD producers increase their competitiveness and get new market opportunities.
EPD verification allows the producer to publish and present the EPD document. Producer thereby increases its value and prestige on the market and become a credible partner. Submission of independently verified EPD is conditional for cooperation with many institutions abroad, but also public authorities and local governments, for supply of works, goods or services. Our company has many years of experience, team of qualified experts and a number of satisfied customers.
The independence of the certification body is usually demonstrated by accreditation, in the Czech Republic, accreditation is carried out by the Czech Institute for Accreditation. Our certification body for EPD is the first accredited body for EPD.
Our Certification Body for EPD offers:
- consultation during the LCA study and EPD preparation
- EPD verification by independent third party
- EPD registration in national or international EPD system (CENIA, ENVIRONDEC)
EPD verified by our accredited certification body for EPD is credible and internationally accepted document stating that the product complies with the requirements of the management documents and standards, and has been independently verified by a third party.
Our certified EPD can be published and applied with no limitations for marketing purposes at national and international level.
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