The task for the future: Renovation

The new manual issued by the Building Gypsum Industry Group (German abbreviation: IGB) within the Federal ­German Association of the Gypsum Industry focuses on “The task for the future: Renovation”. The work‘s more than two hundred pages familiarize the reader with the fundamental aspects of assessment, damage analysis, and the planning and performance of remedial work ­using the versatile building material, gypsum.

One of the many fascinating challenges involved in the modernization of buildings is that every individual property presents a unique situation, demanding an individual approach....

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Issue 2011-04

Holger Ortleb new managing director

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Issue 2017-9 ASSOCIATION OF THE GERMAN GYPSUM INDUSTRY

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Issue 2016-6 HK 1210135 A1

Gypsum composition, gypsum slurry, gypsum hardened body, gypsum-based construction material, gypsum board, and ­method for producing gypsum-based construction material

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