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Sus­tain­abil­i­ty on the upswing: IBU with strong growth in membership


More and more com­pa­nies from the con­struc­tion indus­try are com­mit­ted to achiev­ing a high­er lev­el of sus­tain­abil­i­ty. This is reflect­ed in the fact that 26 new mem­bers joined the Insti­tut Bauen und Umwelt e.V. (IBU) in the first quar­ter of 2024.

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).

Update: Han­dling of mass bal­ance approach­es in the cal­cu­la­tion of a prod­uct LCA with­in the IBU EPD Program


UPDATE from Dec 12, 2023: In addi­tion to the pre­vi­ous state­ment on MBA from Feb 1, 2023, this state­ment pro­vides clar­i­fi­ca­tion on treat­ment of Guar­an­tees of Ori­gin (GoO).