Special editing office for Wooden building products in the Ecological building material information system WECOBIS in the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development

Project

In the context of our specialized editorship of information on wooden building products, we provide expertise from the institutes' working areas

  • 'Bio-based Resources and Materials'
  • 'Impact of Wood Utilization on Environment and Climate'
  • 'Human Health and Consumer Protection'

in close cooperation with the Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR).

Background and Objective

WECOBIS offers for the major building product groups and raw materials comprehensive, structured, manufacturer-neutral information on health and environmental aspects, including possible areas of application. This information is provided for the life cycle phases of raw material extraction, manufacturing, processing, use and reuse.

Approach

 Further background information on WECOBIS can be found under following link: www.wecobis.de/ueber-wecobis (de)

Links and Downloads

Ökologisches Baustoffinformationsystem WECOBIS zu Bauprodukten aus Holz (www.wecobis.de) (de)

Thünen-Contact


Involved Thünen-Partners


Involved external Thünen-Partners


Duration

Permanent task 10.2012

More Information

Projekt type:
Project status: ongoing