EPD Updates – #whytile
Updated Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for North American-Made Ceramic Tile now available (report of results from industry-wide environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) of ceramic tile): https://whytile.com/guide/resource-library/
Products from participating manufacturers, listed on cover, immediately eligible for contribution to LCA/EPD credits in LEED v4.1 and other Green Building Programs
How do the LCA results measure-up? Some initial observations from comparing vinyl’s industry-wide EPDs to ceramic tile’s industry-wide EPD …
• Global Warming Potential: LVT 2x higher, LVP 3x higher.
• Fossil Fuel Depletion: LVT 3x higher, LVP 5x higher.
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