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SBK Bepalingsmethode

SBK Bepalingsmethode

Description


The SBK Bepalingsmethode (Determination Method) is a method for for assessing the environmental performance of buildings or infrastructure projects. Together with the Nationaal Milieu Database (NMD, Durch National Environmental Database) it forms a consistent method for the calculation of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) in the construction sector.

Characterization

The characterization factors are based on EN 15804+A2 and are supplemented with additional characterization factors from the CML-SBK method for the impact categories human-toxicological effects and ecotoxicological effects.

Normalisation and weighting

Three sets of weighting factors are provided for the emissions indicators, the resources indicators and for a combined single-score result of all indicators. 

Literature

https://milieudatabase.nl/an-introduction-to-the-nmd/

https://milieudatabase.nl/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Guide_to_environmental_performance_calculations_July_2020.pdf

https://milieudatabase.nl/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/05-Determination-Method-v3.0-JAN2019-EN.pdf

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