Kielsteg, the patented timber construction component with the characteristic honeycomb structure, has held an environmental product declaration since the end of February.
Verification was satisfactorily completed following extensive life-cycle analyses of the product and it has now been registered in the EPD database. An environmental product declaration – EPD – is a written disclosure containing quantified information in relation to a given set of environmental impacts based on a life-cycle analysis. Kielsteg attained recognition as an eco-friendly building material according to ISO 14025 type III on 28 February. Furthermore, it now also has EPDs complying with the new EN 15804 standard (sustainability of construction works – environmental product declarations – core rules for the product category of construction products). Kielsteg’s environmental product declaration was issued by the Austrian EPD platform and is valid within the EU.