IBU has published a new Version of PCR part A
Changes to the prior version of the PCR Part A are editorial changes, clarifications in the chapter 6.2 (End of Life scenarios) and 6.5.4 (allocation).
Nikolay Minkov, Vanessa Bach and Matthias Finkbeiner from the TU Berlin have published a scientific paper to the characterization of the Cradle to Cradle Certified ™ Products Program in the journal Sustainability of the publisher MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
The life cycle assessment method is one of the most effective ways of determining the environmental impact of various construction types, energy concepts, building components, and products – in other words, all of the aspects that go into planning a new building, a renovation, or a modernisation project.
Following his visit to this year’s DACH+HOLZ International, held from 20-23 February 2018 in Cologne, Germany, IBU Managing Director Burkhart Lehmann reports that environmental product declarations (EPDs) in accordance with EN 15804 have now become established in the roofing and timber construction industry.
The IBU Advisory Board is the top-level expert body for the work performed by the IBU and for the operation of its international EPD programme for construction products. These dedicated experts, who come from the areas of science and standardisation, as well as building and environmental authorities, bu
The tenth annual German Sustainability Award, a two-day event held in Düsseldorf on December 7 and 8, 2017, was attended by a large number of participants who came from the fields of politics, the economy, and research. For the third consecutive year, the Institut Bauen und Welt e.V. (IBU) served as institutional partner to the German Sustainability Award (DNP)
As the year draws to a close, membership in the Institut Bauen und Umwelt (IBU) will cross the 200-mark line. The most recent member is the traditional company OGRO GmbH.
After eleven meetings held subsequent to the last plenary session in Berlin in November 2016, a first draft of the new EN 15804+A2 was presented in October 2017 in Valetta, Malta. The draft had been prepared by six working groups, who met independently to develop the draft and compile it for presentation at the 2017 plenary session.