ETV is a quality-assured process that provides independent confirmation of the performance of environmental technologies based on objective evidence:
Supports informed decision-making;
Enhances the effective demonstration, deployment and market acceptance of innovative technology-based solutions.
3 key principles help ensure that verifications are performed and reported accurately in a manner useful to stakeholders:
Innovative environmental technologies provide solutions that address specific environmental challenges such as:
Environmental technology verification (ETV) provides a credible, impartial account of the performance of technologies which contribute to the attainment of environmental objectives through:
The ISO 14034 ETV process is particularly effective for verifying the performance of technologies whose innovative features or technical and/or environmental benefits are not fully reflected in existing product standards.