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A top-down approach for implementation of Environmental Product Declarations in Mexico’s housing sector

Author
Arvizu-Piña, V. A.; Cuchi, A.; Barrera, I.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
International journal of life cycle assessment
Date of publication
2019-07-05
First page
157
Last page
167
DOI
10.1007/s11367-019-01657-z
URL
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11367-019-01657-z Open in new window
Abstract
A solid legislative framework and a strong sense of environmental sensitivity by the government are some of the elements that have contributed to a sustained development of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) in developed countries, especially within the building sector. In Mexico, a big portion of the sustainability strategy from this sector has been focused on social housing. For this reason, the main objective of this research is to analyze a possible path to incorporate EPDs as part of ...
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)
  • Barrera Alarcón, Itzia Gabriela  (author)