With the upcoming changes in EU regulations that are expected to set stricter requirements for provision and use of digital environmental data in construction, industry stakeholders are already looking at their digital strategies to prepare for the future.
Cobuilder’s Senior Digital Construction Researcher Rumela Atanasova explains some key aspects of the proposed changes to the Construction Product Regulation and the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation. How will these changes address the need for digital product information in the form of Construction Digital Product Passports?
The Portuguese construction industry has made a big step towards its digital transformation. The GrowingCircle project – an international initiative between Portugal and Norway to set up a digital product catalogue in Portuguese and promote digitalisation – has now evolved into producing a Portuguese national data dictionary.
As contributors to GS1’s research, we have drawn up a summary to discuss the essential points from the report and share key takeaways for stakeholders in construction who are considering how they can better manage data to create ‘greener’ building projects.