Emission classification of building materials: building materials, fixture, and office furniture

Valid classification fees as of January 1st 2023.

By sending a M1 classification application the applicant agrees to pay Building Information Ltd the classification fee and any other fees related to the granting of the classification according to the valid price list. The classification fee is the same for all three types of applications (new, continuation, and renewal).

The certificate and the right to use the M1 label is valid for three (3) years with the one classification fee. The M1 scheme does not have annual fees or audits. Each classification fee includes one (1) M1 certificate.

Single products

  • 1,290 € per product
  • 1,220 € per product for second product from the same company classified together (processed in the same working group meeting) with the first product
  • 1,180 € per product for third and following products from the same company classified together (processed in the same working group meeting) with the previous products

Product groups

Chemically very similar products with similar use scenarios can form a product group. Product groups and selection of product(s) to be tested as group representative is decided by the Building Information’s technical working group prior to testing.

For more information about product grouping, please see section How to apply for M1 classification. Forming of a product group is applied using the application form. Forming of a product group is free of charge.

  • 1,580 € per product group (2–3 products)
  • 1,980 € per product group (4–7 products)
  • 2,280 € per product group (8–19 products)
  • 2,580 € per product group (20 or more products)

Other fees

  • Additional language versions of the M1 certificate: 90 € per certificate (standard languages) / 150 € per certificate (new languages)
  • Certificate fee: 90 € per certificate
  • Classification fee for a parallel product name: 150 € per product
  • Adding a parallel product name to an existing M1 certificate (ongoing classification period): 150 € per product + certificate fee
  • Adding a product to an existing product group (ongoing classification period): 150 € per addition + certificate fee

Building Information Ltd withholds the right to change the fees.

Building Information Ltd is registered for VAT purposes. Therefore, value added tax (VAT) 24% is added to invoices if applicable. In case of invoicing VAT registered customer located in other EU member state, the invoicing is VAT 0% and reverse charge applies. In case the customer is located outside the EU and is considered as taxable person, the invoicing is VAT 0%.