When it comes to climate protection, the building and housing sector, as one of the largest CO2 emitters, has a special responsibility – at the same time, the savings potential in the building sector is enormous. There are various options for building in a climate-friendly way. Xella Technologie und Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (T&F), together with the management consultancy LCEE Darmstadt, has investigated how mineral construction compares to timber construction in terms of their impact on the climate. Torsten Schoch, CEO of T&F, has written an article about this work in the renowned trade magazine AAC worldwide. We spoke to him about the findings.