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What’s an EPD? Environmental Product Declaration FAQs

We answer FAQs on EPDs, which allow manufacturers to disclose a product’s carbon footprint and other impacts.

August 3, 2015

Though intended to promote material transparency, environmental product declarations (EPDs) are complex documents that can be anything but clear (see The Product Transparency Movement: Peeking Behind the Corporate Veil) to most architects and other building professionals.

We’ve put together this FAQ to introduce the basics.