SVR Decisions from June 2018
The IBU Advisory Board (SVR) decided in its last meeting in June 2018 on these topics.
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-down. In order to be able to meet the Age
Kay Killmann, President of the German Green Building Association (GGBA), has a mission: ensuring that environmental product declarations are available for every product installed in a building. During a presentation at the EUREF campus in Berlin, he emphasised that this is because ‘they contribute to the construction of sustainable buildings and are also very much in demand’. His presentation was h
Nikolay Minkov, Vanessa Bach and Matthias Finkbeiner from the TU Berlin have published a scientific paper in the journal Sustainability of the publisher MDPI (Multidiscipli
For more than 50 years, Parthos has been producing mobile partition systems, folding walls and folding doors and offers its customers complete interior fittings on request.
Green Public Procurement (GPP), an environmentally-conscious approach to purchasing, is a valuable tool for ensuring that environmental criteria weigh in more heavily in the construction industry. This option has rarely been put in practice until now, however, since contracting organizations have been uncertain as to how to formulate legally-compliant environmental requirements for construction products.