This industry panel establishes the criteria regarding the environmental product declarations for cement products
AENOR is the Administrator of the GlobalEPD Programme for verifying Environmental product declarations (EPD) in accordance with Standards ISO 14025 and EN 15804.
The panel for cement products covers this very material: a hydraulic conglomerate formed by an inorganic material that is finely ground and mixed with water to form a batter. This batter then hardens via hydration reactions and processes and, once hardened, maintains its strength and stability even when covered in water.
The panel has issued the following Product Category Rules (PCR):
These PCR comply with European Standard EN 15804.
In accordance with the General Rules of the GlobalEPD Programme, AENOR gives precedence to any national and European standards that may establish PCR. La Norma Europea UNE-EN 16908 Cementos y cales de construcción. Environmental product declarations. Product category rules that are complementary to EN 15804. will be published shortly. Consequently, manufacturers are advised to contact AENOR to determine the most suitable PCR.
Presidency: Luis Rodulfo Zabala, CEPCO
Secretary: Arturo Alarcón Barrio, IECA?
Technicians from the following organisations participate in the panel:
The EPD verified by AENOR in accordance with the GlobalEPD-RCP-03 Regulations are included in the General Register of Environmental Certifications of product life-cycle assessments and other environmental assessments of buildings of the Technical Construction Code (CTE) of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport
N Mark Certified Product
is an officially-recognised standard for Codes RC-16 and EHE-08
The CE MARK is a passport for building products
The CE mark provides
access to the European Economic Area for construction products