If you are unable to find a particular material in our database, you can request an EPD directly from the manufacturer.
1. Search for the material
First, search for the material as you would normally. You can find guidance on best searching practises here.
If you are unable to find a resource, you will have the option to select ‘Request for a new EPD from a manufacturer’.
2. Fill the details of your data request
You can check similar resources to ensure that the material has not already been included in the database.
If you are still unable to find your resource, click ‘Continue’.
3. Fill in your project summary and technical requirements
You can set an estimated demand and deadline for the request to be fulfilled, along with compliance requirements and any technical requirements for the data.
4. Fill in the manufacturer contact email address
5. Confirm your request details and send to manufacturer
If you are happy with all of the information contained in your request, you can now send this directly to the manufacturer.
The manufacturer will now have the option to easily create an EPD using One Click LCA’s pre-verified EPD generator.