Life Cycle Assessment of treated timber: methodological aspects and first results

IRG/WP 09-50264

E Vial, M Bertrand, C Cornillier, G Deroubaix

Environmental information on products is more and more required as a key to the market, and the building sector in Europe is certainly advanced in that direction. In France, Environmental Product Declarations are becoming very common for construction products. Therefore, the CTB P+ and CTB B+ certification comity as commissioned FCBA to perform the Life Cycle Analysis of treated timber in order to publish EPDs of different types of treated timber products. The methodological choices and some selected first results about energy and climate change are presented.

Keywords: Life Cycle Analysis, Environmental Product Declaration, communication, treated timber

Conference: 09-05-24/28 Beijing, China

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