The Institut Bauen und Umwelt e. V. (IBU) is an association of building product manufacturers who have joined forces to operate an international environmental product declaration programme. The IBU is committed to sustainable building and believes that those who market their products as sustainable must also be able to prove this. This is precisely what the construction materials industry is doing in working with the IBU to create environment product declarations (EPD) – an internationally recognised and standardised tool for the sustainability certification of buildings.
Since the transition period for the application of EN 15804+A1 expires in October 2022, all EPDs created according to this standard must be published by then. In order to be able to guarantee this, EPDs according to EN 15804+A1 must be submitted to IBU for verification by the end of July 2022. We ar