Steinbeis Research Center Environmental Building and Building Materials


  • Setting up contacts and organizing consultation with specialists
  • Optimization of business processes
  • Market and diversification strategies
  • Quality management and certification
  • Regional economic development
  • International technology transfer
  • Expert reports
  • Research and development
  • Training and continuing professional development

Key Areas

  • Sustainability in the construction industry 
    • Raw material availability, resource management
    • Evaluation and promotion of renewable raw materials
    • Application of renewable raw materials in construction
    • Assessment and optimization of durability and usage life of building materials and buildings
    • Development and assessment of substance and material cycles, and ongoing use or re-use strategies
    • Methods and instruments of ecological evaluation (eco-audits, environmental management, environmental performance evaluation)
    • Provision of solutions to reduce ecological damage (noise, air/ground/water pollutants)
  • Construction physics and construction measurement technology
    • Theoretical and practical physical construction investigations on sustainable building (heat, humidity, noise, fire and light)
    • Thermal insulation materials
    • Thermal conductivity measurements
    • Energy measurement in buildings
    • Sound insulation
    • Sound emission and noise reduction planning
  • Contaminated sites and recycling technology
    • Asbestos
    • Heavy metals coatings
    • Insulation material containing CFCs
    • Sheets/plates emitting formaldehyde
    • Demolition
    • Removal of old foundations
    • Design of land surfaces
  • Geotechnology and landfill technology
    • Landfills
    • Old deposits/contaminated sites


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Jean-Paul-Str. 25, D-96487 Dörfles-Esbach
Phone: +49 9561 6756018
Management: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Hans-Volker Huth
(Stand: 12/04/2023)

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