Department II – Health and Environmental Protection, Registration of Energy Performance Certificates

Department II focuses on environmental and health protection, energy performance and sustainability. Regulatory concerns addressed in this field include improving energy efficiency of buildings, protecting soil and groundwater, preventing emissions of dangerous substances from construction products and techniques into the indoor air and ensuring the utilisation of suitable construction products and techniques for dangerous substances.

Section II 1 – ETICS, Registration of Energy Performance Certificates

Ms Anja Rogsch
Head of Section – ETICS, Registration of Energy Performance Certificates

Phone +49 30 78730-261
Fax +49 30 78730-11261
Email awe@dibt.de

Fields of Activity

Approval and assessment of external thermal insulation composite systems (ETICS) and accessories

  • ETICS on mineral substrates
  • ETICS with ceramic cladding
  • ETICS on timber walls
  • Insulation materials for ETICS

GEG registration point

  • Registration of energy performance certificates and inspection reports for air-conditioning systems
  • Electronic random checks (stage 1)

Section II 2 – Water Pollution Control: Tanks, Pipes and Safety Systems

Mr Holger Eggert
Head of Section – Water Pollution Control: Tanks, Pipes and Safety Systems

Phone +49 30 78730-324
Fax +49 30 78730-11324
Email hee@dibt.de

Fields of Activity

Tanks, made of plastic or metal, single skin or double skin, above ground or underground

  • Tanks for substances hazardous to water
  • Plastic bulk silos
  • Cesspits (domestic sewage)

Pipes and accessories, made of plastic or metal, single skin or double skin, above ground and underground

  • Pipes
  • Hoses
  • Fittings
  • Valves
  • Connectors
  • Filling systems for heating oil tanks

Secondary containment systems

  • Secondary containment systems (collecting trays etc.)  made of plastic or metal
  • Storage facilities and tanks for hazardous substances made of metal
  • Metal sealing systems and claddings for secondary containment systems made of concrete

Safety components

  • Overfill protection
  • Leak detection systems
  • Leakage indication systems
  • Special fittings, such as anti-siphoning valves, quick release couplings etc.
  • Leak protection linings for tanks made of steel, glass fibre reinforced plastic and thermoplastic
  • Access chambers and filling lines

Materials and semi-finished products

  • Thermoplastic moulding compounds
  • Reaction resins
  • Strengthening materials
  • Moulded sheets
  • Wound pipes
  • Thermoplastic sheets for linings

Section II 3 – Wastewater Treatment Plants

Ms Dagmar Wahrmund
Head of Section – Wastewater Treatment Plants

Phone +49 30 78730-329
Fax +49 30 78730-11329
Email dwa@dibt.de

Fields of Activity

  • Small wastewater treatment systems
  • Light liquid and grease separators
  • Amalgam separators
  • Systems for limitation of hydrocarbons
    • compressor condensate treatment systems
    • loop systems for the treatment of wastewater from vehicle cleaning facilities
    • wastewater treatment plant for transformer stations
    • systems for limitation of hydrocarbons with parts of biodiesel, bio fuel oil and ethanol
  • Construction products and construction techniques for the treatment and infiltration of mineral oil containing storm water
    • permeable pavements
    • off-grid systems (channel and shaft systems)

Section II 4 – Health Protection, Indoor Hygiene, Protection against radiation from construction products

Dr Astrid Gräff
Head of Section – Health Protection, Indoor Hygiene, Protection against radiation from construction products

Phone +49 30 78730-434
Fax +49 30 78730-11434
Email alu@dibt.de

Fields of Activity

Health protection, indoor hygiene

  • Evaluation of construction products with regard to health protection
    • all construction products

Coordination and policy matters

  • Development and implementation of evaluation criteria at the national and European level
    • all construction products

Chemical questions

  • Horizontal treatment of chemical questions in connection with approvals and assessments
    • all construction products

Floorings

  • Evaluation of floorings for use in dwelling rooms
    • textile floorings
    • rubber floorings
    • PVC floorings
    • linoleum floorings
    • floor coatings
    • parquet and wood floorings, laminate
    • polyurethane floorings
    • polyolefin floorings
    • as well as the adhesives and underlays used in combination with these floorings

Protection against radiation from construction products

Section II 6 – Environmental Protection, Sustainability

Ms Brigitte Strathmann
Head of Section Environmental Protection, Sustainability

Phone +49 30 78730-238
Fax +49 30 78730-11238
Email bip@dibt.de

Fields of Activity

Assessment of the impact of construction products on the environment

  • all construction products

Coordination and policy matters

  • Development and implementation of assessment criteria at the national and European level
    • all building products

Sustainability

  • all construction products

Soil injection agents

  • soil injection agents for waterproofing of building pits in accordance with DIN 4093

Curtain injection agents

  • Products for draining damp masonry walls curing in direct contact with soil and water

Section II 7 – Waters Protection, Sealings Against Substances Hazardous to Water

Dr Ullrich Kluge
Head of Section – Waters Protection, Sealings against Substances Hazardous to Water

Phone +49 30 78730-359
Fax +49 30 78730-11359
Email ukl@dibt.de

Fields of Activity

  • Waters protection, sealing systems and sealings against substances hazardous to water for use/application in
    • SFH facilities (storage, filling and handling facilities for substances hazardous to water)
    • MSS facilities (storage and filling facilities for manure, slurry and silage effluent)
    • biogas SF facilities (storage and filling facilities for fermentation substrates and residues)
  • Pre-fabricated parts as well as sealing systes for collecting trays, devices and rooms and for surfaces, e.g.
    • steel and steel composite systems
    • coating systems and coating materials
    • sealing layers containing bitumen
      (mastic asphalt, roller-compacted asphalt)
    • sealing systems made of precast concrete elements
    • sealing systems made of cast-in-place concrete and non-load-bearing mineral sealing layers
    • joint sealing systems
      (sealing tapes, joint sealing compounds, metal sheets, joint profiles)
    • semi-rigid sealing layers
    • repair systems
      (PC and PCC systems, crack fillers, injection systems)
    • ceramic slabs
    • drainage channel systems and pipelines
    • linings for ground basins
    • leckage detection systems under tanks and containers
    • combined systems (ceramic slabs and associated sealing layer)
    • access chamber linings
    • rubber linings
    • inner coatings and linings (for tanks)
    • plastic sealing sheets and concrete protection mats

Dirk Brandenburger MEM (UTS)
Head of Department – Health and Environmental Protection, Registration of Energy Performance Certificates

Phone +49 30 78730-232
Fax +49 30 78730-11232
Email dbr@dibt.de