In September, Cobuilder released a new module in its solution Collaborate that helps projects to automatically check and ensure that the construction products and materials they are applying are approved for use in projects seeking Nordic Swan Ecolabel certification.
In this article, we draw your attention to the environmental impact of construction products and their key environmental indicators.
The Product Circularity Data Sheet is released to thousands of users internationally through the Cobuilder platform
The Product Circularity Data Sheet (PCDS) is a standardised digital fingerprint for sharing trusted data on the circularity characteristics of products across supply chains. The PCDS has been developed by the Ministry of Economy of Luxembourg and +ImpaKT, in collaboration with more than 50 international organizations. Today, the PCDS is being made available internationally to thousands of users through Cobuilder's solution Define.
The Swedish industry organisation of timber manufacturers and wholesalers, Swedish wood, has reached an important milestone in their digital journey. ‘In the past few years, we have done a lot of talking about digitalisation. Now it is time for action’, says Christer Green, Product Information Specialist at Swedish Wood.
2020 has brought dramatic changes to the construction industry worldwide, which are likely to have a lasting impact over the coming years. In this article, we look at some of the most important events of the year and how they are likely to affect the industry in the future.
In this article, we continue the topic “Towards sustainable construction” - we look at some public initiatives and market drivers towards sustainability and explore how construction actors can contribute themselves to tackle the negative impact on the environment.
In this article, we will drive your attention to the environmental crisis nowadays and explain the role of the construction in it because, first, we need to understand how exactly the industry impacts the environment so we can successfully make the move towards a ‘better’ building sector.
Today, market leaders across the globe are looking at reducing embodied carbon as a key consideration in their growth strategies. In light of this market shift towards really focusing on the environmental impacts from building and infrastructure materials, decarbonisation has become a driver for not only sectoral change but also a long-awaited change in traditional business models.