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The mineral wool industry has developed a third party verifed LCA and
respective EPDs. In this section we will see in detail howmineral wool insulation
fares in its four basic phases:
The production stage
The construction stage
The use stage
The end-of-life stage
involves the rawmaterial supply (extraction, processing, secondary resources and recycledmaterial),
transport to the manufacturer, internal transport and the manufacturing itself.
includes transport to the building site and installation in the building.
entails the application, maintenance, repair or replacement, refurbishment, operational energy use
and operational water use.
includes the deconstruction or demolition, transport to end-of-life, waste processing for reuse,
recovery or recycling and disposal.
A Closer Look:
The Mineral Wool life cycle in its various phases