Construction Products Regulation – EAACA reaches out to EU

EAACA, on behalf of its members, has written to European Union officials regarding the Construction Products Regulation (CPR).

„The European Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Association (EAACA) would like to thank you on behalf of its Members for the balanced report on the Implementation of Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products (the Construction Products Regulation). Our Members appreciate the Report’s concern for limiting the bureaucratic burden on the construction sector and couldn’t agree more with the need for improving technical  harmonisation in order to ensure a level playing field in the single market for the free movement of construction products within the EU.

Our Members also wholehearted support the EU’s objectives of mitigating and adapting to climate change, circularity, and energy efficiency. Our sector is working hard to set out its contribution to carbon neutrality by 2050. However, in addressing the sustainability performance of construction products, not only must the life cycle analysis principles be based on the final product (i.e. a finished building) and take into account the whole life cycle, from crib to cradle, technological openness where construction materials are concerned is paramount to innovation in the construction sector…“

Read the whole letter here.