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.
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 (EPD) form the data basis for an environmental building assessment.
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“The concept and idea of the IBU is absolutely spot on” As the year draws to a close, a further manufacturer of insulating products, VÖWA GmbH, has become a member of the Institut Bauen und Umwelt e. V. (IBU). The medium-sized company from Bobingen in Bavaria has been producing insulating materia
AgBB evaluation scheme in Product Category Rules The Institut Bauen und Umwelt (IBU) updates the statements on the health assessment of construction products in its programme rules and incorporates the AgBB evaluation scheme 2018 into its Product Category Rules (PCRs).