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The Oeko-Institut’s researchers work on more than 350 national and international projects a year, focusing on Chemicals Management and Technology Assessment, Energy and Climate, Emission and Ambient Pollution Control, Radiation Protection, Agriculture and Biodiversity, Sustainable Consumption, Mobility, Resource Management and Industry, Nuclear Engineering and Facility Safety, and Law, Policy and Governance.

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Socio-technical and behavioural aspects of energy efficiency improvement in the heating sector

Project manager: Köhler, B. | Fischer, C.
Start of project: 07 / 2021

Based on existing studies, the project aims to gain insights into the "Acceptance of grid-bound heat supply" (subject area 1) and the "Socio-technical and behavioural aspects of building energy management" (subject area 2). These will…

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What would be the economic and environmental impacts of extending the useful life of electrical/electronic equipment?

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
Start of project: 07 / 2020

For some years now, there has been increasing evidence that the life or useful life of electrical and electronic products has been reduced. This is a disadvantage for consumers who have to replace the appliance with a new one,…

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Scientific monitoring of 100 green productions as part of the sustainability initiative of the working group "Green Shooting"

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
Project staff:  López Hernández, V. | Gensch, C. | Prieß, R.
End of project: 12 / 2021

The German film industry is implementing a joint sustainability initiative in 2020/2021 through the working group "Green Shooting". In a pilot phase, the members have committed themselves to 100 ecologically sustainable productions…

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Research on the acquisition of new label holders for existing eco-labels

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
Start of project: 04 / 2019

Establishing contacts with companies and conducting surveys to identify the barriers which, for four different product groups, could have the effect that there are no or only a few licence-holders of the Blue Angel eco-label.

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Training within the framework of the training campaign sustainable procurement Baden-Wurttemberg

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
Start of project: 02 / 2018

Within the framework of the training offensive for sustainable procurement for municipalities of the Landesanstalt für Umwelt Baden-Württemberg (LUBW; [Baden-Württemberg State Institute for the Environment]), various regional and local…

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Adaptation and update of the administrative regulation "Procurement and Environment - VwVBU"

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
End of project: 11 / 2017

With the adoption of the reform of the public procurement law by the German Federal Government, Green Public Procurement has gained additional significance. The adaptation of Public Procurement Law facilitates the procurement of…

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Scientific support for the national programme for sustainable consumption – Subproject 3: Environmental costs of consumer goods as a starting point for the improvement of market-related and non-market-related consumer information ('2nd price tag')

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
End of project: 09 / 2019

The German National Programme for Sustainable Consumption defines the development of a "2nd price tag" which may reflect the social and environmental impact of a product in monetary terms as a relevant comprehensive course of action…

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Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) for a Low -Carbon Economy in ASEAN

Project manager: Prakash, S.
Project staff:  Antony, F. | Rüdenauer, I. | Schleicher, T.
End of project: 06 / 2018

The overarching goal is to be able to contribute towards driving the policy framework for promoting the sustainable consumption and production pattern in ASEAN in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental…

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Environmental and economic evaluation of the accelerated replacement of domestic appliances

Case study refrigerators and freezers - Final Report

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
End of project: 08 / 2007

The goal of this study was to compare the further use of appliances in stock with the acquisition and use of new appliances, considering both environmental and economic aspects. The environmental assessment is based on LCA, the…

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To publication "Environmental and economic evaluation of the accelerated replacement of domestic appliances"

Costs and Benefits of Green Public Procurement in Europe

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
End of project: 07 / 2007

Due to the market power of the purchasing activities of public authorities, green public procurement (GPP) can make an important contribution to reducing environmental impacts and to changing unsustainable production and consumption…

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To publication "Costs and Benefits of Green Public Procurement in Europe"

Eco-Efficiency Analysis of Washing machines

Life Cycle Assessment and determination of optimal life span/Refinement of Task 4: Further use versus substitution of washing machines in stock

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
End of project: 11 / 2005

Based on the methodology of life cycle assessment (LCA) and life cycle costing (LCC) in these studies both the optimal life-span of new washing machines (as input for product development strategies) as well as the question of further…

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To publication "Eco-Efficiency Analysis of Washing machines"

Energy demand of tumble driers with respect to differences in technology and ambient conditions

Final Report

Project manager: Rüdenauer, I.
End of project: 01 / 2004

Tumble driers have a high ratio of and increasing impact on total electricity demand of households. In contrast to different other household appliances the market is not saturated yet and therefore growing selling rates can be…

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To publication "Energy demand of tumble driers with respect to differences in technology and ambient conditions"

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