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A bottom-up approach for implementation of environmental product declarations in Mexico’s housing

Author
Arvizu-Piña, V. A.; Cuchi, A.; Chargoy, J.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
International journal of life cycle assessment
Date of publication
2019-01-30
First page
1
Last page
20
DOI
10.1007/s11367-019-01587-w
URL
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11367-019-01587-w Open in new window
Abstract
After analyzing in previous papers the potential of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) as a sustainability tool in Mexico’s building sector and studying its implementation mainly from government housing programs and normative instruments (a top-down approach), this work seeks to complement a holistic approach about its implementation in an emerging country like Mexico. So, the main objective of this paper is to analyze the possibilities of EPDs implementation in Mexico’s housing secto...
Keywords
Building environmental assessment, EPD, Emerging economy countries, Housing sector, LCA, Mexico, SMEs
Group of research
AIEM - Architecture, energy and environment
CRAL - Centre for Research and Services for the Local Administration

Participants

  • Arvizu Piña, Victor Alberto  (author)
  • Cuchi Burgos, Alberto  (author)
  • Chargoy Amador, Juan Pablo  (author)