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ViroDecs™ - ViroDecs™
Holcim is a leading supplier of construction materials in Australia, originally serving the industry under the well-known Readymix and Humes brands dating back to 1901. Today Holcim continues to supply essential construction materials including aggregates, sand, ready-mix concrete, engineered precast concrete and prestressed concrete solutions to a range of customers and projects throughout Australia.
Holcim operates right across the Australian continent supplying concrete from a network of concrete plants, quarries, precast and concrete pipe plants, and mobile and on-site project facilities.
As part of LafargeHolcim, Holcim Australia can be counted on for state-of-the-art product development, reliable service and advanced technical expertise for your next project.
|Product type||Concrete In-Situ|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Damp and weatherproofing|
|Sound transmission and insulation|
|Warranty information available?||Yes|
|Flood resilience||4||Assessed between 0 (low) to 5 (high) through the Insurance Council of Australia's Building Resilience Knowledge Database project|
|Wind resilience||4||Assessed between 0 (low) to 5 (high) through the Insurance Council of Australia's Building Resilience Knowledge Database project|
|Hail resilience||4||Assessed between 0 (low) to 5 (high) through the Insurance Council of Australia's Building Resilience Knowledge Database project|
|Bushfire resilience||Not assessed|
|Recycled Content Declared||Other||See ViroDecs™ Environmental Product Declaration: https://epd-australasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Holcim-ViroDecs-EPD.pdf|
|Embodied Carbon Declared||Carbon Neutral||
Holcim Australia has received certification from Climate Active to sell carbon neutral products. The certification enables Holcim to offset the embodied carbon of its ready-mix concrete on behalf of its customers, on an opt-in basis, through a transparent, third party assured process resulting in carbon neutral ready-mix concrete.
The embodied carbon is declared in the ViroDecs™ Environmental Product Declaration: https://epd-australasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Holcim-ViroDecs-EPD.pdf
|Red Listed Substances Declared||Information declared||See ingredients declared in the ViroDecs™ Environmental Product Declaration: https://epd-australasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Holcim-ViroDecs-EPD.pdf|
|VOC Information Available?|
|Environmental Information||Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), Life Cycle Assessment||See ViroDecs™ EN15804 compliant Environmental Product Declaration: https://epd-australasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Holcim-ViroDecs-EPD.pdf registered with EPD Australasia|
|Contributes to Green Star||Yes||Holcim’s ViroDecsTM may help Green Star registered projects gain points in three key credits: Life Cycle Assessment (19A), Environmental labels (21C) and Responsible carbon impacts (Innovation challenge) - Green Star v1.1 and v1.2|
|Contributes to WELL|
|Contributes to Living Building Challenge|
|Product Stewardship Program||Not available|
|Corporate Social Responsibility||United Nations Global Compact - Participant|
|Environmental Management||ISO 14001 - Environmental Management System||Holcim’s Safety, Health and Environment Management System has been developed in alignment with the fundamental management principles as set out in AS/NZS ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems - Requirements with guidance for use and AS/NZS ISO 14004: Environmental Management Systems - General Guidelines on principles, systems and support techniques.|
|Climate Change Action||Science-based Targets||
Multinational company involved in the manufacture of building materials, LafargeHolcim commits to reduce scope 1 and scope 2 GHG emissions 21% per ton of cementitious materials by 2030 from a 2018 base year. With this target, LafargeHolcim commits to reduce scope 1 GHG emissions 17.5% per ton of cementitious material and scope 2 GHG emissions 65% per ton of cementitious materials within the same timeframe.
*The target boundary includes biogenic emissions and removals from bioenergy feedstocks.
|Reporting/Transparency||Carbon Disclosure Project, Global Reporting Initiative||
LafargeHolcim is included in the FTSE4Good index and the DJSI European Index.
In the results of the 2018 CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) assessment LafargeHolcim received a score of B, above the sector average. LafargeHolcim has been a supporter of the TCFD since July 2017.
|Safety||Certified||Holcim’s Safety, Health and Environment Management System has been developed in alignment with the fundamental management principles as set out in AS/NZS 4801: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Specification with guidance for use and AS/NZS 4804: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - General Guidelines on principles, systems and supporting techniques|
- Ceiling Finishes
- External Doors
- External Walls
- Internal Walls
- Mechanical & Electrical Services
- Windows & Doors
- Adhesives, Fillers & Sealants
- Interior Equipment and Fittings