Please find below CAB Position Papers on current industry topics.
- This Position Paper explains why including Module D in Environmental Product Declarations according to EN 15804 and also in building-level assessments to EN 15978 is critical for understanding the embodied carbon and circularity aspects. Recycled content may be a useful metric to encourage greater circularity; for metals, the end-of-life recycling rate is even better. This paper explains why.
- Summarises how the specification of powder coatings on architectural aluminium with respect to the pre-treatment may change, given the use of alternative pre-treatments to those based on hexavalent chromium compounds.
- Sets out how windows are usually tested for wind pressure and recommendations for managing the risks from unattended open windows.