IBU sup­ports tran­si­tion to new EPD stan­dard with attrac­tive pricing


The new Euro­pean stan­dard EN 15804+A2 reg­u­lat­ing EPDs for con­struc­tion prod­ucts will have par­tic­u­lar impacts on the impact assess­ment stage; there­fore, it will be impos­si­ble to com­pare EPD results with those accord­ing to the pre­vi­ous ver­sion EN 15804+A1. In order to offer all dec­la­ra­tion own­ers an effi­cient and effec­tive solu­tion for the long tran­si­tion peri­od of 3 years, IBU has devel­oped an attrac­tive pric­ing mod­el; it ful­ly pass­es on the con­sid­er­able syn­er­gies from a par­al­lel EPD calc

Sus­tain­abil­i­ty, Not a Throw-Away Economy


Pres­ti­gious Speak­ers Set the Tone for the IBU Annu­al Gen­er­al Meeting

For a soci­ety to become aware of its envi­ron­men­tal respon­si­bil­i­ties, it must have vision­ar­ies and pio­neers – includ­ing from among its busi­ness com­mu­ni­ty. This is the con­clu­sion drawn from the pro­gramme pre­sent­ed at this year’s Annu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ing of the Insti­tut Bauen und Umwelt e.V. (IBU). The rea­son­ing behind this is that sus­tain­abil­i­ty can­not be enforced in top-do