We favored FSC / PEFC certified fir. Despite the technical
constraint of making the POS completely M1 (obligation on the part of the shopping
centers), we managed to find an intumescent product without solvent, which classifies
the wood, mostly present on this PLV, in wood B, which allows the recycle at the
end of life.
The entire order is delivered to the warehouse, which optimizes truck filling
and limits their number on the roads. This POS is made of 85% wood, the metal
elements are referred to the wood structure, which allows to separate the elements
easily. Each element is easily separable (assembles by casing or screws, no glued
Advantages and special features
The CO˛ weight for 1 POS is 595 kg eq. CO˛ with the following
breakdown : 12% materials and supply, 27% electrical components, 37% transportation,
22% use, 2% end of life.
Our calculations are based on the following databases : Product Review 2011 ADEME,
Bilan Carbone V7, Ecoinvent 2.0 and 3.0. We use our own calculator that uses the
databases mentioned above.