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What Makes a Building ‘Sustainable’?

2017-04-12T14:26:44+00:00 29.06.2016|

IBU Conference with a Panel of Experts at the Scandic Hotel Berlin on Potsdamer Platz

How do we evaluate the sustainability of a building? What influence do individual building products have on the sustainability of the building? How can building materials manufacturers, through their products and the information about them, contribute to sustainability? And, just what is it that makes a hotel building sustainable? Information on how a bu

IBU Presents Communications Handbook

2017-04-12T14:26:46+00:00 05.02.2016|

‘Communications Manual 1.0’ is a comprehensive reference on sustainability

As of February 2016, a new handbook has become available to members of the Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V., which will support them in their communications and public relations work. On 28 January, the ‘Communications Manual 1.0’ was introduced within the context of the annual IBU communications wo

‘Sustainability is not a Beauty Contest’

2017-04-12T14:26:46+00:00 04.02.2016|

 On 28 January, the Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V. (IBU) held its third communications workshop for members. The focus of the event, which this year took place in Cologne in cooperation with the Angela Neumann PR Agency, was the topic of communications regarding EPDs. Among other events, the IBU Communications Manual was presented for the first time.