Ruth Prinzmeier

Ruth Prinzmeier

Transparency and Measurable Results are the Future

July 13, 2023

Climate change, with its increasing weather extremes, such as floods, extreme heat, and drought, is increasing the pressure by politicians and society to build buildings more sustainably. No surprise, as buildings are responsible for 40% of emissions and 33% of resource consumption worldwide. In Germany alone, 55% of waste generation is caused by construction and…

Solutions to Reduce Building Materials’ Carbon Footprint

June 5, 2023

Climate change and its consequences have arrived in the building sector. In addition to energy consumption in the ‘use’ phase, the focus is increasingly on the emissions related to the building materials themselves – the so-called Embodied Carbon. These are the emissions caused during the production of building materials, transport and the actual construction of…