Glass vs Polycarbonate Window glazing

Hi all,

We have a project where polycarbonate windows have been suggested due to the building’s unique circumstances but we’d like to be able to compare the environmental impacts to those of glass windows. Is anyone aware of an EPD or LCA that includes polycarbonate windows?

Hi Helen,
the German government curated LCI " ÖKOBAUDAT" does have some data-sets on transparent plastics:


I hope that helps …