Sources: BASF Construction Chemicals, Cleveland; CP staff
BASF has announced the North American launch of its new global brand, Master Builders Solutions, representing a wide range of products previously sold under a variety of well-known, specialty brands.
Sources: BASF Construction Chemicals; CP staff
BASF Construction Chemicals’ Admixture Systems business has launched a third-party, critically reviewed Environmental Product Declaration Manager tool for concrete, enabling preparation of customer-specific EPDs to help producers communicate mixtures’ environmental performance and attributes.
Sources: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.; CP staff
The University of Washington/College of the Built Environments-hosted Carbon Leadership Forum has released a new version of the Product Category Rules (PCR) for concrete, the key document used for Environmental Product Declarations (EPD). Version 1.1 improves on the original PCR, published in November 2012, with new input from key experts in the field of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).