IBU was created out of an initiative of manufacturers of construction products and components who decided to support the demand for more sustainability in the construction sector.


Environmental Product Declaration (EPDs) form the data basis for an environmental building assessment.

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International Workshop: The Missing Link Between BIM and LCA Data

InData: Focus on the digital EPD At the initiative of the International Open Data Network for Sustainable Building (InData), on 16 February, in conjunction with the BauZ! 2017 Congress in Vienna, an international workshop was held, entitled ‘Linking Building Information Modelling (BIM) to Life Cycle Assessments (LCA)’ – with particular focus on Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).

5. IBU Verifier Meeting

Annual Meeting of IBU Verifiers in Berlin On 2 March 2017, IBU hosted all of the verifiers appointed by the Advisory Council at the annual verifier meeting in Berlin. The primary aim of the one-day meeting was to clarify current questions concerning the EPD verification process and to ensure harmonisation of verification practices.

LEED European Summit

LEED European Summit

26. April um 19:00 - 27. April um 17:45

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