Interview with Kahina Oudjehani, Bombardier’s leader in eco-design

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Bombardier’s C Series family of aircraft, which brings together a fusion of performance and technology, is a 100 per cent all-new design that offers operators new benefits with substantial savings. In addition to delivering best-in-class economics, Bombardier has placed considerable emphasis on cabin design to ensure an excellent passenger experience. The C Series aircraft’s larger seats, overhead bins and windows create a widebody feel that offers passengers unparalleled comfort. Bombardier’s product innovation life-cycle process – from the design and manufacture of the aircraft to its end-of-life – was applied throughout the development of the C Series family of aircraft to minimize the airliners’ impact on the environment.

Kahina Oudjehani, Bombardier’s leader in eco-design, shares their Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) and the C Series aircraft.

The EPD is a document that is based on verified life-cycle analysis (LCA) data. It summarizes and communicates clear and comparable information about the environmental impact of a product at each phase of its life cycle.

The external validation of the EPD was carried out by independent verifiers approved by the technical committee of the international EPD® system.

For more information on the CS100 EPD document, visit Bombardier’s website.

About the Contributor

This article was sponsored and prepared by Bombardier. Bombardier designs, manufactures and supports innovative aviation products and services and provides solutions and training for the business, commercial and other specialized aircraft markets.

 

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