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DGNB criteria economic quality

DGNB criteria "Flexibility and adaptability" (ECO2.1)

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 lower costs incurred throughout its life cycle. Flexibility and adaptability reduce the risk of vacancy and can contribute to buildings long-term economic success.

Contribution to overriding sustainability goals

  CONTRIBUTION TO THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) OF THE UNITED NATIONS (UN) CONTRIBUTION TO THE GERMAN SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY

Moderate

11.3 Participatory, integrated, sustainable settlement planning 11.1.a/c Land use

Low

8.4 Global resource efficiency and decoupling economic growth

12.2 Use of natural resources

12.5 Reducing and eliminating waste

7.1.a/b Resource conservation

8.1 Resource conservation

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

 

Download DGNB criteria ECO2.1

 

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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Dr. Anna Braune
Abteilungsleiterin Forschung und Entwicklung
Phone: +49 711 722322-67
a.braune at dgnb.de

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