RICS Tech Partner discussion with Cobuilder: The importance of streamlined data in sustainable construction

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Modified on April 21, 2022

Rumela Atanasova speaks with Andrew Knight as they discuss the challenges and opportunities of integrating Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) into the construction process.

Rumela Atanasova, Sr. Digital Construction Researcher, Cobuilder and Andrew Knight, Global Data & Tech Lead, RICS

Cobuilder is among the Tech partners of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) which is a globally recognised professional body, driving positive change in the built and natural environments.

In this video, Rumela Atanasova, Sr. Digital construction Researcher gives an interview with RICS about the environmental performance of construction products and the key role of structured and standadised data on the way to improving sustainability in the construction industry.

Watch this video to learn more about:

  • What do we mean by environmental data?
  • How are governments’ new sustainability strategies and policies related to environmental product declarations (EPDs)?
  • What role do standards play in EPDs?
  • How can data templates solve the complexity of EPD information management?
  • What is the future of environmental data?

To learn more about Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) as sources of environmental information and the evaluation and analysis of the environmental performance of construction products, you can read our white paper here.

More information regarding the Tech Partner Programme can be found at www.rics.org/techpartner