The implementation of European standards in Germany

Construction standards establish uniform specifications of product characteristics, test methods to determine such characteristics, actual construction works and the design of buildings and structures. This approach aims to limit the virtually endless number of theoretically possible variations to a reasonable extent and, even more importantly, to arrive at comparable and reproducible methods and results. This approach of agreeing upon underlying conditions and specifications significantly improves the situation for construction product manufacturers and merchants, designers, construction...

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