Environmental Product Declaration

What is an EPD?

An Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is a transparent, objective report that communicates product content and environmental impacts across a product or product category life cycle. A life cycle assessment (LCA) is based on the ISO 14040 Standard and a Type III Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is compliant with ISO 14025 Standard and is third party verified. An EPD is utilized by specifiers to better understand environmental impacts of a product and to comply with material requirements in building rating systems, such as Green Globes® and LEED®.

The resilient flooring Industry Wide Type III Environmental Product Declarations include industry average data for nine resilient flooring product types, including Heterogeneous Sheet Vinyl, Homogeneous Sheet Vinyl, Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) – Gluedown, Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) – Looselay, Rubber Sheet and Tile, Rigid Core – SPC, Rigid Core – WPC, Solid Vinyl Tile (SVT), Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT). The Product Category Rules utilized for the Life Cycle Assessment and EPD is ULE 10010-7 Product Category Rules (PCR) Guidance for Building Related Products and Services Part B: Flooring EPD Requirements.

Industry Wide Environmental Product Declarations

2024 Industry Wide EPDs

2019 Archived Industry Wide EPDs