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EPDs for US Panel Products

EPDs Available for US Panel Products

The latest American Environmental Product Declarations have been developed in accordance with EN 15804. Download your copies for Softwood PlywoodOSBI-joists and LVL.

A Transparent Summary is a shorter version of an EPD, giving the key facts needed by a specifier or architect – here are the summaries for softwood plywoodOSB and LVL.

They have been published jointly by the American Wood Council and the Canadian Wood Council and based on the 2019 Product Category Rules Underwriters Laboratory Environment Part B: Structural and Architectural Wood products EPD Requirements (developed in accordance with ISO 21930 and EN 15804).

The British Research Establishment (BRE) and the US Underwriters Laboratories recognize each other’s certified EPD making it simpler for APA member mills to gain environmental performance ratings under the UK’s BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM)  See how APA products can count towards a building’s BREEAM rating.