ÖKOBAUDAT provides building life-cycle analysis data that comply with standard DIN EN 15804. Such analyses, among others, are carried out within the Assessment System for Sustainable Building (Bewertungssystem Nachhaltiges Bauen BNB). The principles for inclusion of life-cycle analysis data into ÖKOBAUDAT must be considered to ensure high data quality and high consistency.
These principles and the required application form can be downloaded here:
ÖKOBAUDAT has a standardized interface for importing new data. The datasets must comply with the given product categories. If there is no suitable product category available in ÖKOBAUDAT, a new category can be suggested via e-mail to BBSR (referat-2-6(at)bbr.bund.de).
The currently valid category definition can be downloaded here:
Product categories (Translation)
Based on the plugin for openLCA, the EPD editor was developed as a stand-alone software tool, aiming to simplify generation of – also multilingual – datasets in EPD format. Optionally, data can be delivered to ÖKOBAUDAT directly via the online interface (user account and corresponding authorisation required).
The EPD Editor can be downloaded here.
Compliance of datasets with ILCD format can be validated using a standalone, cross-platform validation tool: