Wanted: standard-based properties in BIM software

Wanted: Standard-based properties in BIM software The AEC industry has finally woken up to the benefits of data-driven analytics and performance. Construction product manufacturers are ‘setting their data free’ from PDFs and the [...]

What is the difference between product and technical documentaton according to the CPR?

What is the difference between product and technical documentaton according to the CPR? If you are a manufacturer of construction products, you will be expected to provide information about your product [...]

Europe-wide Construction products market

What prevented the Babel engineers from rising the Tower to the top? The situation in the international construction sector hasn't changed that much since then. We are doing business internationally, we are purchasing building products and materials worldwide, we are contracting (...)

Testing and Product Certification in Norway

Despite not being an actual Member State of the European Union, Norway applies the common EU legislation for the construction sector in addition to some national requirements for various product types. As of the beginning of 2015 there is one Technical Assessment Body and seven Notified Bodies (...)

The Notified Body under the Construction Products Regulation

The construction products regulation requires that each Member State shall designate a number of Technical Assessment Bodies and notified bodies that are responsible for the testing of products’ essential characteristics (...)