GWP100 C-Content Global warming potential

Global warming potential: Contribution of greenhouse gas emissions to global warming

The indicator "GWP (C content)" describes the amount of carbon dioxide absorbed during the growth of biomass from the atmosphere and stored over the life of the material.
The global warming potential is given for a time horizon of 100 years (GWP100) and in kg-CO2 equivalents. The characterization factors according to ÍNORM EN 15804, Annex C are used for the calculation. For LCA data of older date (before the publication of ÍNORM EN 15804: 2014) the characterization factors were used.


Evidence: Life Cycle Assessment according to "Criteria for inclusion of product-specific LCA data in the baubook".


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