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eggeR consTRUcTed A new AdminisTRATive BUilding in RAdAUTi, RomAniA oveR A peRiod of JUsT five monThs. As A model foR fUTURe BUildings, iT is desTined To define The eggeR compAny ARchiTecTURe.

in order to offer the best possible working conditions to its employees, the tyrolean family company EggEr decided to construct an office building for the plant in radauti, romania. the new building meets high functional, aesthetic and environmental standards. From the natural resource wood, EggEr creates high-quality products found in many aspects of everyday life. this is why EggEr implemented its motto living and Working with Wood in the office building in radauti, using the constructive and decorative wood-based materials produced by the EggEr group. For us as a full-range supplier of wood-based materials, it was particularly important to construct a building that illustrates the application of our entire product range. living and Working with Wood is the focal point, says Walter schiegl, Head of Production/ technical EggEr group.

thanks to its modular structure, the innovative architectural concept of the new office building is highly flexible and can be adapted to the requirements of any location. it therefore represents the basis of future administrative buildings within the EggEr group and will define the company architecture.

the administration building in romania was completed in august 2010.

For us, the concept that was developed is more than just an office building in Romania. We have also established the foundation for an EGGER architecture we can identify with and that uses all of our products.
Walter schiegl, Head of Production/technical EggEr group

administration building Radauti

Optimising the advantages of wood

The dimensions of the EUROSTRAND OSB boards specify the base grid for the modular structure. The innovative design concept was developed by the winner of an architectural contest.

Bruno Moser (Breitenbach, AT), an Austrian architect, was the winner of a contest that eventually resulted in the construction of the new administrative building in Radauti. The idea for the layout and size of the building was derived from the product EGGER EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP with the maximum format of 11.502.80m (37.79.2). It forms the base grid, both for the floor plan and for the elevations. Visual design elements of the office building include the copper faade, which makes the wood construction building more lively. Behind that, the highly modern wood frame construction of the three-storey building with a partial basement provides the necessary stability. For the reinforcing wall panels as well as the ceiling, floor and roof elements, EGGER consistently used its structural wood construction products including timber and formaldehyde-free bonded EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP boards.

The Radauti plant is located in an earthquakeprone zone, resulting in special static requirements for the design. The wall and ceiling elements were conceived as panels and deflect horizontal loads (wind, earthquakes). The main vertical loads for each lateral axis are deflected directly to the foundations via steel beams supported by the steel frame. Thanks to this design principle, each module with a size of 160m (1,772 square feet) is free of supports. Large-format EGGER OSB boards are especially well suited for the implementation of plate structures (for example in roofs, ceilings and walls if applicable). The large spans in the administrative building do not represent a problem either. EGGER was able to optimise the benefits of wood in terms of aesthetics, functionality and comfort.

The building is distinguished by the use of two different materials. The copper faade creates a contrast to the homogenous interior, where EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP boards were used in visible applications.
Bruno Moser, Architect

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Architectural concept implemented using a modular structure

Since it is structured as individual modules, the concept is flexible and can be adapted to meet the requirements of future administrative buildings.
Because the construction schedule demanded strict adherence to deadlines by all of the trades, plans called for largely producing the elements of the building as prefabricated components. The modules were prefabricated in Austria in cooperation with the general contractor Saurer (wood construction company Hfen, AT) and then brought to Romania for final assembly. This allowed EGGER to reduce the time for the construction of the building to a mere five months. In order to achieve this high degree of prefabrication, all of the wiring, ducts and lines for the electrical installation, ventilation, heating, cooling and lighting were installed directly into the ceiling and wall elements by the Saurer wood construction company. In the floor plan, groups of five elements are combined into a module which in turn forms a self-contained unit including ventilation equipment, a heating circuit, process measuring and control technology and electrical panel. This building concept offers a key advantage compared to conventional construction methods. It can be readily adapted to the respective requirements of each project. EGGER has achieved a high degree of flexibility while creating an ideal basis for future administrative buildings within the group.

A test module was set up before construction started in St. Johann for a period of three months.

A sketch provided before the start of construction already gives an impression of the modular concept of the administration building.

Technical specifications:
Gross floor space: Low-energy construction with passive house components Thermal transmittance, exterior wall: Thermal transmittance, sealed flat roof: Thermal transmittance, spruce (natural) windows with triple glazing (total) Cooling ceiling for air conditioning/heating Annual heating demand: 3,879m (41,753 square feet)

0.14W/mK 0.11W/mK 0.60W/mK 9kWh/m*a per energy performance certificate

EGGER products used (in timber construction):

EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP: EGGER DFF and MDF: EGGER sawn timber for solid timber construction and laminated timber:
Partner Architect Furniture / interior architecture Planning Wood construction statics Foundation statics Lighting Fire protection concept Electrical installation Heating, ventilation, sanitation, air conditioning General contractor Building certification Auditor architekturWerkstatt Bruno Moser, 6252 Breitenbach, AT Schwebius Gestaltung, 83209 Prien am Chiemsee, DE Ludwig Ingenieurgesellschaft fr Technische Gebudeausrstung, 83278 Traunstein, DE Alfred Brunnsteiner, 6161 Natters, AT BauCon ZT, 6370 Kitzbhel, AT Conceptlicht at, 6068 Mils, AT Dehne Kruse Brandschutzingenieure, 38518 Gifhorn, DE G. Klampfer Elektroanlagen, 4060 Leonding, AT Krobath Gebudetechnik und Service, 8330 Feldbach, AT Holzbau Saurer, 6600 Hfen, AT GNI sterreichische Gesellschaft fr Nachhaltige Immobilienwirtschaft, 4020 Linz, AT PE Central & Eastern Europe, 1150 Wien, AT

approx. 500m (17,657 cubic feet) approx. 120 m (4,238 cubic feet) approx. 750m (26,486 cubic feet)

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Sustainable construction in just five months

Both the fabrication of the individual wood construction elements by The general contractor Saurer (wood construction company Hfen, AT) and the installation in Radauti, Romania commenced in March 2010.
Since everything went according to plan, EGGER was able to celebrate the topping-out ceremony at the end of May while the structural work was completed at the beginning of June. Employees moved into the new administrative building in August 2010 after just five months of construction. Today in the first expansion stage, it offers space for 80 employees as well as a showroom on the first upper floor.

11th March 2010 Preliminary work by Saurer

22nd March 2010 Construction begins in Romania

27th May 2010 End of structural work

26th July 2010 Completion of the copper faade

23rd August 2010 Completion of interior fittings and employees move in

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egger prOducts assure a pleasant atmOsphere

eggeR Also Used iTs compleTe pRodUcT RAnge of wood-BAsed mATeRiAls foR inTeRioR design.

in order to meet the needs of its employees with optimised solutions, EggEr developed its own line of office furniture. the harmonised, integrated system offers the right solutions for all office situations and combines functionality with design. Components for furniture were produced in the companys own pre-fabricated furniture component plant. in addition to all basic materials such as melamine faced chipboards and mdF boards, the EuroligHt lightweight boards and compact laminates with matching colours and decors were used for the interior design of the offices, meeting rooms and showroom.

EggEr also emphasised good room acoustics. this was achieved through the use of decorative, sound-absorbent EggEr Proacoustic boards in furniture and built-in cabinets. a tailor-made lighting concept also helps establish a pleasant atmosphere. Within the scope of building certification, an interior air measurement was carried out after completion and furnishing according to the criteria of the dgnb/gni which brought a very good result. in the offices conceived for between one and seven employees, EggEr meets all of the requirements for modern office architecture and promotes an open workplace culture.


eggeR pRodUcTs Used in fURniTURe And inTeRioR fiTTings:

eURospAn chipboards

mdf boards

compact laminates

eURolighT lightweight boards

eURodekoR melamine faced board

proAcoustic acoustic boards


furniture components

ABs and Accent edging

laminate flooring

We have created an ideal atmosphere for creativity and communication in our offices.
Joan banciu, Plant management technical/Production at EggEr in romania

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mOdern Office architecture thanKs tO the use Of trend-cOnfOrming wOOd-based materials

enTiRe Rooms cAn Be designed wiTh eggeR pRodUcTs. They ARe Also foUnd in The inTeRioR design of The BUilding in RAdAUTi in TABles And cABineTs, in pARTiTion wAlls And moBile file cABineTs As well As in lAminATe flooRing.

in the offices and meeting rooms, EggEr consistently used materials in the Platinum White (W980 st15) decor. numerous different materials such as melamine faced boards, lightweight boards and compact laminate in matching colours and decors result in modern office architecture with a trend-conforming design. We made a conscious decision to use the colour white, says michael schwebius, interior architect. in combination with

varnished osb elements in the walls and ceilings with the generous use of glass elements, the white furniture creates a pleasant visual contrast. matching and modern direct print laminate flooring in the Vintage acacia (H2643 st42) decor has been installed in all of the offices, while ceramic flooring was chosen for the central access module.

The combination of varnished OSB boards and white pieces of furniture generate a pleasant optical contrast.
michael schwebius, interior decorator


The front panels and cladding of the drawers is made of EGGER EURODEKOR boards.

An ideal work environment is created from a noise management point of view, thanks to acoustically effective furniture fronts and partitions made of ProAcoustic boards.


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The exterior walls

highest standards in terms of thermal and sound insulation as well as fire protection

With a heat transfer coefficient of 0.14W/mK, the exterior walls offer excellent protection against heat and cold. They ensure that warmth does not escape from inside while preventing heat from penetrating from the outside. They were implemented as wood frame structures that are vapour-permeable from the inside to the outside. On the inside, seamless EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP boards form the air barrier layer. Triple-glazed glass elements achieve a heat transfer coefficient of 0.60W/mK. The ventilated copper faade also offers effective protection against the elements.


EXTERNAL Wall structure office building Radauti: (Construction from outside inwards) Copper perforated mesh sheet Lathing/rear ventilation Breather membrane EGGER DFF 30mm Construction timber 28060mm, ar = 70cm Thermal insulation rockwool 280mm EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP 22mm Surface treatment

EGGER products used in the exterior wall:

Construction timber


DFF Vapour permeable fibreboard


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The interior walls

OSB boards were used as a central design element.

Internal wall office building Radauti: (Construction front to back) Surface treatment EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP 22mm EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP 22mm (double layer) Construction timber 60120mm Thermal insulation rockwool 120mm EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP 22mm Surface treatment

EGGER products used in the interior wall:

Construction timber


In addition to defining the layout of the work areas, the interior walls provide sound insulation and fire protection within the building. They were conceived as post construction walls with installation ducts for building services. The OSB surfaces achieve discreet wood effects thanks to a white glaze, making them a special design element as part of the interior design.


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The ceilings
Built according to the hollow box girder principle, the ceiling features outstanding stability.

The hollow box girder principle defines the ceiling structure made of laminated timber with statically effective OSB sheathing. In order to achieve the high degree of prefabrication for the building, all of the wiring, ducts and lines for the electrical installation, ventilation, heating, cooling and lighting were installed directly into the elements by the Saurer wood construction company.

The approximately 6cm thick chip fill acts as thermal mass and results in better sound insulation. As in the interior walls, the materiality of the OSB boards was utilised as a visible design element.


ceiling office building radauti: (Construction top down) Laminate flooring Impact sound insulation mat EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP 22mm EGGER DFF impact sound insulation board 30mm EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP 30mm Glued laminated timber 200520mm Service cavity for heating/ventilation/climate/ electrics Loose grit insulation material, approx. 25kg/m (approx. 6cm) Heating and ventilating elements within framework EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP 30mm Surface treatment

EGGER products used in the ceiling:

Glued laminated timber produced from raw lamellae by EGGER


DFF Vapour permeable fibreboard

Laminate flooring


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The roof
Excellent thermal insulation and heat protection guaranteed

Roof office building Radauti: (Construction top down) EPDM-Roof sealing (ethylene propylene diene monomer) EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP 22mm Wedge lathing/rear ventilation, Sloped 1 (1.57%) Vapour permeable roofing felt EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP 30mm Glued laminated timber 200520mm Thermal insulation rockwool 520mm Heating and ventilating elements within framework EUROSTRAND OSB 4 TOP 30mm Surface treatment

EGGER products used in the roof structure:

Glued laminated timber produced from raw lamellae by EGGER



The structure of the roof is largely identical to that of the ceiling elements between the ground floor, first floor and second floor. An additional ventilated level assures the secure structuralphysical construction of the slightly sloped roof. The environmentally friendly EPDM sealing layer (ethylene propylene

diene monomer) was applied over OSB sheathing with a thickness of 22mm (0.87). With thermal transmittance of 0.11 W/mK, the wood structure with a high insulating layer thickness offers excellent heat protection and ensures that heat cannot escape from the inside.


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fire prOtectiOn and wOOd cOnstructiOn are nO cOntradictiOn

wiTh A convincing fiRe pRoTecTion concepT foR The consTRUcTion And UsAge phAse, eggeR gUARAnTees UlTimATe sAfeTy.
in addition to the construction measures, EggEr implemented numerous technical fire protection measures. manual fire alarms (pushbutton alarm indicators) have been installed along with a comprehensive fire alarm system controlled by smoke detection. all data is collected by a control matrix in the fire alarm control centre. acoustic alarms are triggered in case of a fire. Wall hydrants on wet rising fire mains are also installed in the stairwells. a backup battery system ensures that the functionality of all safety-related installations is maintained. Emergency lighting and several fire extinguishers are installed in the escape routes for enhanced safety.

EggEr has blazed new trails for sustainable wood construction in commercial applications by choosing wood construction for its new office building in radauti. a multi-storey building made of wood is a true pilot project, especially in romania. EggEr has developed a convincing fire protection concept for the building with a gross footprint of approximately 3,800 m (40,900 square feet). Fire protection objectives were defined based on the german model building regulation (mbo 2002). in addition, the model guidelines for Highly Fireretardant Wood Construction Components (m-HFHHolzr) were used. Knowledge from this and other European regulations were agreed with the local building supervisory board.

fiRe pRoTecTion ceRTificATion

in case of an emergency, the fire brigade requires an average of 10-15 minutes in order to reach the site. Preventing the spread of flames during this period is particularly important. However, this can only be achieved if the reaction to fire of construction products, which also include wood-based materials, has been precisely determined. all decorative EggEr products have been certified pursuant to the European En 13501 standard. For the structural use of its woodbased materials, EggEr off ers certified wall structures in the rEi 30, 60 and 90 classes.


Fire resistant glazing is a key component of the fire protection concept developed by EggEr.


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Key aspects Of the fire prOtectiOn cOncept

eggeR hAs developed A convincing fiRe pRoTecTion concepT in coopeRATion wiTh The fiRe pRoTecTion engineeRing office dehne And kRUse (gifhoRn, de).

tHE Walls With the exception of the basement, which had to be built out of nonflammable construction materials in fire protection class F 90-a, the load-bearing interior and exterior walls and partitions were constructed using EggEr woodbased materials with proof of 30-minute resistance to fire. this also applies to the doors, which were installed as t 30 or, in part, as t 30-rs. the spread and transmission of fire is prevented by corresponding fireretardant sealings pursuant to s 60 or s 30. a highly fire-retardant wall pursuant according to section 30 of the german model building regulation (mbo) (F 60 and t 60) divides the building along its central axis. tHE stairWays and EsCaPE routEs deviating from the german model building regulation (mbo), the walls of the main stairwell were executed to meet fire protection standards (rEi 30) with sheathing made of Eurostrand osb boards, since a b1 fire-retardant coating was applied to them. this transparent fire resistant coating for the interior area allows the classification of wood and timber products to be in class b1 for building materials. the two escape route stairways are partitioned off as F 30 and construction materials pursuant to Euroclass a were used for sheathing. the staircase structure is non-flammable.

tHE CEilings the basement ceiling was implemented using wood construction and is designed to meet F 90 and/or rEi 90 requirements (in combination with a class K260 casing pursuant to En 13501). this prevents ignition of the ceilings wood structure within the first 60 minutes of a full-scale fire. the delay which is commonly seen in detecting basement fires is avoided thanks to the installation of a comprehensive fire alarm system. the ceilings between the ground floor, the first upper floor and the second upper floor were executed to meet F 30 and/or rEi 30 requirements. tHE rooF the roof elements also offer 30-minute fire resistance. an EPdm layer forms the seal to the outside. the building is equipped with a lightning protection system.

The fire protection concept was innovatively implemented, for instance the emergency stairway made from steel or wood.
Hannes Ehrensberger, technical Project leader at EggEr

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Waste heat from production heats the building

In addition to combining low-energy construction and passive house components, the environmental compatibility of the building is mainly illustrated by the use of waste heat from production.

Energy consumption in the usage phase plays a major role in the sustainability of a building. This is why EGGER placed great emphasis on energy planning for the building in Radauti. For the energy concept, EGGER has decided to implement a centralised software system that corresponds to the standard for all system control installations within the group. Thanks to networking between all plants in the EGGER Group, the system also allows remote maintenance and support. Continuous energy consumption measurements guarantee further improvements. EGGER stores all of the collected values in a database and analyses them using in-house software. This means the control parameters can be continuously optimised.

Heating and cooling The entire building is heated and cooled through the ceiling and is also equipped with sub floor convectors. 60% of the heat is supplied via the ceiling and 40% through the convectors, which can be controlled by the employees themselves. Using waste heat from the Radauti production site in order to supply heating energy to the building also demonstrates the importance of sustainability and the environment to EGGER. Cooling energy is supplied centrally using two refrigeration machines with a total cooling output of approximately 140 kilowatts. Heat transfer coefficient Glazing (overall): 0.60 W/mK Exterior walls: 0.14 W/mK Roof: 0.11 W/mK Floor element: 0.10 W/mK Fresh air supply Fresh air is supplied by a dedicated, decentralised ventilation unit that is CO controlled and supplies each module with an air volume of 500 m/h. The ventilation unit is equipped with heat recovery (cross flow heat exchanger) that recovers approximately 90% of the heat energy. Instrumentation and control technology The entire building is served by a central instrumentation and control technology system. This allows the room temperature and fresh air supply of each module to be centrally regulated and controlled. Water consumption Fresh water consumption was minimised through the use of appliances (e.g. toilets) that save energy and reduce the use of resources. Storing clean rainwater as fire fighting water and to cover the water needs of production further reduces the consumption of drinking water.



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Gold with EGGER products

The EGGER administrative building in Radauti achieved an outstanding compliance rate of 84% in the building certification and therefore was awarded the German sustainable building certificate (DGNB) IN GOLD.

Environment and sustainability have a high value for EGGER. We orientate ourselves on the basic idea of sustainability because we know that our todays actions determine the quality of our living space in the future, explains Jana Sprockhoff, product management constructive at EGGER. Hence, the logical consequence was to let EGGER certify the energy efficient and sustainable administration building after the DGNB system and to acquire the certificate from the Austrian society for sustainable real estate industry (GNI). The award in gold and the outstanding compliance of 84% shows once more the huge environmental impact potential of

wood and wood-based materials. The administrative building by EGGER in Radauti is one of the first pilot projects which could be awarded gold by the nationally adapted DGNB system.

The company EGGER is a model company which lives sustainability: with its products which are EPD certified. But also with the new building. This lighthouse project indicates how sustainability can be transferred into construction and management. As president of GNI I congratulate EGGER on its enthusiasm and application of sustainability in construction and real estate. With these actions visions are turned into lived tradition. The paradigm change towards sustainability becomes therefore a reality.
Philipp Kaufmann, founding president of the Austrian society for sustainable real estate (GNI)


Through the certification of buildings, it is made transparent which ecological, economical and sociological effects building materials and building techniques have on the environment. With an GNI/DGNB certificate, investors and builders can offer measurable proof of the quality of their construction projects. Sustainability certificates are increasingly gaining importance in part because more than one third of all resources consumed by the construction and real estate industry in Central Europe are ascribed to the construction and operation of buildings. Depending on the usage profile, the DGNB certification system incorporates approximately 60 criteria from the fields

of ecology, economy, socio-cultural and functional aspects, technology, processes and location. Detailed information on all criteria must be provided. If these are met in an adequate manner, the building receives the DGNB certificate in the gold, silver or bronze category. The gold certificate is awarded for outstanding compliance with 80 percent of the requirements.

The six fields of the DGNB system.


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The path to building certification

The environmental impact of buildings, and the associated climate-damaging or climate-relieving effect, is currently determined via central databases. These contain data about the individual construction materials and construction products. However the databases often only consist of sector-wide average values and are, therefore, not specific to the manufacturer. It is the aspiration of EGGER to determine the specific environmental data of our own manufacturing and logistics processes, as well as the respectively environmentally relevant product characteristics and to make them available in this database. Through this we ensure more transparency and facilitate a more precise evaluation of the environmental relevance of buildings. Our environmental product declarations help architects, specifiers and contractors during the planning, execution and certification of buildings. The procedure Initially the manufacturer has their products tested according to the granting guidelines of an accredited EPD program holder and creates an ecological balance sheet according to ISO 14040/14044. The environmental product declarations developed in this way are verified and confirmed through an independent expert commissioned by the Institute for Construction and Environment registered association and are incorporated as an environmental product declaration according to ISO 14025 (Type III environmental declaration) into the database for specifiers and architects. For the certification of buildings, then only the specific data is included that originates from the manufacturer, which leads to a more precise evaluation of the environmental relevance of individual buildings.

central Database
for planners and architects

EPDs according to DIN ISO 14025 (Typ III environmental declarations)

Building certification

Our environmental product declarations contribute to a precise evaluation of the environmental relevance of buildings.
Jana Sprockhoff, Product Management Constructive at EGGER


Through environmental product declarations (EPDs) which were confirmed by independent experts, EGGER could facilitate the certification of the building in Radauti. They contain for the utilisation phase information in the form of tests and proof of reaction to fire, physical properties such as heat insulation, acoustics and to emission behaviour of timber products. Besides, this provides the necessary related building material information for the planning and advertisement as well as the documentation for the building performance certificate and building manual. For the end of the life cycle,

EPDs provide possible scenarios for disposal and recycling and the environmental impacts resulting from it. This relevant information has flowed directly into the criterion for warrants of apprehension regarding ecology and has had an influence on the total mark of the DGNB certificate, which is 13.5 percent.

Environmental Product Declaration

according to ISO 14025

Environmental Product Declaration

according to ISO 14025

Environmental Product Declaration

according to ISO 14025

Environmental Product Declaration

according to ISO 14025


Declaration number EPD-EHW-2008611-E

EGGER DHF / DFF Wood Fibre Boards

EGGER Laminate Flooring

EGGER Direct Print (DPR) Laminate flooring

Declaration number EPD-EHW-2008211-E Declaration number EPD-EHW-2008112-E Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V.

Declaration number EPD-EHW-2008221-E

Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V.

Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V.

Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V.

Environmental Product Declaration

according to ISO 14025

Environmental Product Declaration

according to ISO 14025

Environmental Product Declaration

according to ISO 14025

Environmental Product Declaration

according to ISO 14025

EGGER EUROSPAN Raw Chipboard EURODEKOR Melamine faced Chipboard

EGGER Raw and Melamine faced Medium and High Density Fibreboard

EGGER EUROLIGHT Raw and Laminated Lightweight Board

EGGER Laminates Flex, MED, Micro

Declaration number EPD-EHW-2010711-D Declaration number EPD-EHW-2008511-E Declaration Number EPD-EHW-2008311-E Declaration number EPD-EHW-2008411-E Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V.

Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V.

Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V.

Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V.

EGGER has provided environmental product declarations for all core products.


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Modern administrative building as a model for EGGER trade fair appearance

The application of the entire EGGER product range, from EUROSTRAND OSB boards to ProAcoustic and laminate flooring, makes the administrative building a perfect model for the EGGER trade fair appearances in 2011.
EGGER presents itself with a new trade fair concept at the BAU in Munich (17th to 22nd January 2011), the leading global trade fair for architecture, materials and systems. Rather than focusing on individual products from the decorative, structural and flooring segments which has been the case in the past, concrete application situations are now going to take centre stage. The example of the administrative building in Radauti constructed with own products, shows EGGER how there products perform in application. EGGER therefore supports its competence as a full range supplier and in doing so connects modern architecture with environmental friendliness.

The EGGER exhibition stand at the BAU 2011.


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eggeR offeRs nUmeRoUs seRvices As An innovATive solUTion.

EggEr offers a comprehensive wood construction reference for carpenters, wood construction companies, civil engineers, officials and builders. in addition to detailed product information and certified wall structures, it contains application technology recommendations and all approvals, test reports and certificates.

For further information, please visit

list Of abbreviatiOns
ar Co dFF dgnb En 13501 EPd EPdm FsC F 30 F 90 K60 span, distance between stands in cm Carbon dioxide Vapour-permeable humidity balancing wood fibre insulation board german association for sustainable products; german certificate for sustainable building European norm 13501, classification for building materials and techniques to their reaction to fire Environmental product declaration Ethylene propylene diene monomer Forest stewardship Council system for certification of sustainable forestry Fire resistant walls, ceilings or stairways for 30 minutes according to din 4120 Fire resistant walls, ceilings or stairways for 90 minutes according to din 4120 Capsule criterion (the combustible supporting structure (b) is not to be encased with non-combustible components (a)) in fire protection, according to din 4102 german model building regulation msr PEFC rEi Process measuring and control technology Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification system for certification of sustainable forestry abbreviation for fire resistance classes for load bearing components; Classification criterion r: carrying capacity, E: room partitions, i: heat transfer Fire resistant cable sealant for 30 minutes according to din 4102 Fire resistant doors and hatches for 30 minutes according to din 4120 Heat transfer coefficient, degree of heat transfer through a component Physical unit for the heat transfer coefficient (Watt per square metre and Kelvin)

s 30 t 30-rs u-Value W/mK



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EGGER in Romania
The EGGER plant in the Romanian province of Suceava was opened in 2008 as a Greenfield investment. Just over a year after the turning of sod in October 2006, the lamination of boards commenced in December 2007. Chipboard production has been running since January 2008.

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Administrative building Radauti Concierge building Maintenance building Chipboard production/finishing Connection to sawmill Schweigerhofer Chipboard warehouse Loading Cutting saw/warehouse Short cycle lamination Impregnation/raw paper warehouse Dryer/dry chip preperation Energy supply Hackchip and sawdust preparation Log yard Wood acceptance Extension stage resin plant start of construction 15th May 2010 Extension stage OSB start of construction 29th November 2010


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Radauti becomes a fully integrated plant

The EGGER motto From the tree to the product a closed cycle is being implemented in Romania
Since EGGER has accorded the highest priority to the sustainable use of wood-based materials, the Radauti plant is being gradually expanded into a fully integrated location. EGGER therefore optimises its use of the resource wood to protect our climate. Currently, EGGER is constructing a resin plant and an OSB plant with a capacity of 300,000m (10,594,400 cubic feet) in Romania.

Sustainable forestry
For EGGER, protecting the environment begins with sustainable forestry. EGGER only uses wood from forest thinnings and residual wood in selected quality for the production of wood-based materials. Our plant in Radauti is certified pursuant to PEFC and FSC.

In order to assure a constant supply of suitable logwood in the required dimensions, EGGER has entered into a cooperation agreement with the adjacent sawmill operated by the company Schweighofer. Sawdust is transported to the plant through a pipeline with a length of 270 metres (885 feet).

Wood-based material production and upgrading

With highly modern production lines, EGGER ensures a high level of sustainability and environmental compatibility for its production processes in Radauti. 600.000m of raw chipboard are produced on a ContiRoll line. About 60% are processed further and arrive on the market as laminated boards. Construction of a resin plant and OSB plant also commenced in 2010.

Dual rail link

On the way to the customer, EGGER uses environmentally friendly transportation by rail as one of several options for all of its plants. Radauti has both a narrow-gauge and a broad-gauge connection, in order to ship on the one hand to Europe and on the other hand to Russia.


3 Wood material production and further processing

4 Consumer

5 Recycling 2 Sawmill

6 Biomass power plant

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1 Sustainable forestry

Through the use of recycled waste wood, EGGER eliminates environmentally harmful CO emissions. An expansion to that effect is planned in Radauti.

Biomass power plant

EGGER strives to use wood-based materials left over from production in thermal applications for the generation of energy. This is why a biomass power plant, such as those already operated in Rion (FR), Rambervillers (FR), Hexham (UK) and St. Johann (AT) is also planned for Romania.

Processing wood into EGGER products binds 3.6 million tons of CO * annually. This corresponds to the CO emissions of 800,000 households **. With its biomass power plants, EGGER saves CO emissions of 640,000 tons annually throughout the group compared to the combustion of natural gas.

* Established from the greenhouse potential of the EGGER EPDs (in kg CO equivalent, on the basis of the production figures 2007/08) ** An average European household with three people uses approximately 4.5 tons of CO per year, source: according to EUROSTAT 08/2008


administration building Radauti

The EGGER Group

Since EGGER laid the foundation for the EGGER Group in 1961 with the first chipboard plant in St. Johann in Tirol, the family company has been achieving sustainable international growth based on its own performance. Thanks to extensive investments, all 16 locations are state-of-the-art. Regardless of whether a board comes from Rion in SouthWest France or is manufactured in the Romanian town of Radauti the same EGGER quality standards apply.




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