Cir­cu­lar econ­o­my made tan­gi­ble by new life cycle assess­ment rules for re-use products


The Insti­tut Bauen und Umwelt e.V. (IBU) has intro­duced life cycle assess­ment rules for re-use prod­ucts in its Envi­ron­men­tal Prod­uct Dec­la­ra­tions (EPDs).

IBU inte­grates state­ments on health assess­ment in its PCRs


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).

The IBU plans new service area from 2019


Prod­uct-relat­ed sus­tain­abil­i­ty information

Build­ing on the suc­cess of recent years, the Insti­tut Bauen und Umwelt e.V. (IBU) plans to expand its service area in 2019. In addi­tion to the estab­lished and inter­na­tion­al­ly suc­cess­ful EPD sys­tem for build­ing-relat­ed prod­ucts, going for­ward, the insti­tute intends to pre­pare prod­uct-relat­ed sus­tain­abil­i­ty infor­ma­tion in line with the require­ments of nation­al and inter­na­tion­al buil