New standard for the use of environmental data in BIM

In April 2022, the international standardisation body ISO published a new standard that enables the use and availability of environmental data sourced from environmental product declarations (EPDs) in Building Information Modelling.

The selection of green building materials is an integral part of the design of sustainable buildings. This is why, reliable and verifiable environmental information about construction products is of key importance for measuring and monitoring the environmental performance of built assets. Such information is developed according to specific standards and delivered by manufacturers in the format of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD). Through the framework provided in the new standard ISO 22057, such environmental information will now become available…

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