B-11 (Buildings) / B-06 (Products) Definition of the service life of a building product

Aspect B-11 (Buildings) / B-06 (Products) Definition of the service life of a building product Description The lifespan, or service life, of building components and elements is usually defined as the period of time during which their performance meets or … Continue reading

B-12 (Buildings) / B-07 (Products) Replacement frequency

Aspect B-12 Replacement frequency Description The frequency of replacement is related to the reference study period and the reference service life of the component to be replaced. The ratio between them could lead to a partial number of replacements (e.g. … Continue reading

B-13 Replacement with screening LCA

Aspect B-13 Replacement with screening LCA Description The replacement module covers the complete replacement of components and building parts if their reference service life is lower than the reference study period. Replacement is optional in the context of a screening … Continue reading

B-14 Replacement with simplified LCA

Aspect B-14 Replacement with simplified LCA Description The replacement module covers the complete replacement of components and building parts if their reference service life is lower than the reference study period. Replacement is mandatory for a limited set of building … Continue reading

B-15 Replacement with complete LCA

Aspect B-15 Replacement with complete LCA Description The replacement module covers the complete replacement of components and building parts if their reference service life is lower than the reference study period. related study objective ☒ stand-alone LCA ☒ comparative assertion … Continue reading

B- 17. “Inclusion of energy and materials for replacement”

Aspect B- 17. “Inclusion of energy and materials for replacement” Description The inclusion of energy and water use, material use, etc. is framed by standards EN 15804 and EN 15978. EEB guide provides additional information and guidance on how (and … Continue reading