Position 01/2016

At this place BFT International – regularly, and in collaboration with the German associations listed below – is publishing the position taken by these organizations on a current issue concerning the German and European precast concrete industry. These viewpoints are likewise being published simultaneously in the associations’ organ punktum.betonbauteile.

What do sustainability certificates really signify?

Certification systems developed in Germany cover all aspects of sustainability in the construction industry and intend, by applying the various weighting steps for the relevant individual...

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Issue 2016-01 punktum.betonbauteile

Position 02/2016

At this point BFT International, from now on, regularly and in collaboration with the German associations listed under “Contact” below, is publishing the “Position” taken by the organizations on...


Sika: New administration building certified

The new office and administration building of Sika Deutschland GmbH at its headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, has been awarded a certificate from the German Society for Sustainable Construction...

Issue 2019-01 BTB/CSC

CSC sustainability certificate – version 2.0 starts

For more than a year now, concrete manufacturers as well as cement and aggregates producers, who are committed to sustainable management, can apply for certification. This is based on the...


Sustainability certificate for precast products, too?

For some time now, German cement and concrete plants can obtain the sustainability certificate granted by the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) (see BFT International 05/2018, page 1). To meet...

Issue 2019-02 What you should know about it

EPD, CSC & Co.

The topics related to sustainable building are highly diverse. Particularly within the context of the ecological quality of a structure, the various levels of perspectives concerning building...