Another environmental initiative from Cembrit
Fibre cement roofing and cladding products
Following their recent BRE Global Environmental profile and A rating certificate, Cembrit fibre cement roofing and cladding products have now been awarded Environmental Product Declarations (EPD).
Cembrit add the transparency of EPDs to their impressive list of accreditations.
Environmental Product Declarations (EPD)
- allows decision makers to compare the relative environmental impacts of alternative building products
- valid for 3 years
- declaration complies with ISO 14025
- follows a life cycle assessment by the European Institute for Construction and Environment
- independently audited open-book with an abundance of documentation on the product, its life-cycle, ecological footprint and emissions
Ged Ferris, Marketing Manager of Cembrit explains, ’Cembrit’s aim is to provide the best value for money roofing and cladding products. Independent accreditations contribute to this aim by providing extra benefits to choosers and users.
’We are delighted to have been awarded with the EPD certificates in addition to the BRE Global A/A rating on our fibre cement slates.
’These developments set us apart from other roofing and cladding manufacturers.
Look out for the prestigious IBU label on the packaging of Cembrit fibre cement slates, corrugated sheets claddings and building boards.
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