How projects are assessed according to the DGNB System is explained here.
The certification is based on the voluntary outperformance of standard practice.
You can find out more about using the DGNB System internationally here.
The sustainability concept behind DGNB certification is explained here.
More information on the further development of the System is provided here.
The development of the system is being driven forward by the voluntary work of DGNB members in the DGNB Working Groups.
An overview of the DGNB Working Groups is provided here.
The four stages to achieving certification and the stakeholders involved are explained here.
You can find out how the DGNB System can be used here.
The compliancy testing process is explained under 3 in „The certification process“ graphic.
The foundation for ensuring the sustainability of buildings and urban districts needs to be laid at the beginning of the planning process, which is also when concepts can best be optimised. For this reason the DGNB awards pre-certificates.
The benefits of the DGNB Pre-Certificate are explained here.