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DGNB criteria "Flexibility and adaptability"

Objective

This criterion is aimed at making the building's design as flexible as possible and creating the greatest possible potential for conversion.

Benefits

The ease with which a building can be adapted to changing requirements helps raise user satisfaction; it can prolong the building's service life and reduce costs incurred throughout its life cycle. Flexibility and adaptability reduce the risk of vacancy and contributes to the long-term economic success of a building.

Indicators for evaluation

  1. Space efficiency

  2. Ceiling height

  3. Building depth

  4. Vertical access
  5. Floor layout

  6. Structure

  7. Technical building services

  8. Circular Economy bonus – High intensity of use

Schemes

Contribution to high-priority sustainability goals

Source of the „Sustainable Development Goals"-icons: www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/news/communications-material/


The other criteria of the topic "Economic quality":

 

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CONTACT

Markus Kelzenberg
Senior Consultant Renovated Buildings
Phone: +49 711 722322-75
m.kelzenberg at dgnb.de

CONTACT

Karen Sternsdorff
Buildings
Phone: +49 711 722322-33
k.sternsdorff at dgnb.de