DGNB criteria "Quality of the building envelope"


Our objective is to minimise the energy demand for air conditioning in buildings while at the same time ensuring high thermal comfort and preventing building damage.


A well-planned building envelope is a prerequisite for achieving high user comfort and low energy costs.

Indicators for evaluation

  1. Heat transfer

  2. Thermal heat bridges

  3. Airtightness

  4. Summer heat protection


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 "Technical quality":


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Levan Ekhvaia
Manager International Certification
Phone: +49 711 722322-84
l.ekhvaia at dgnb.de