Participation in the Workshop “More than Green – DGNB The Holistic Certification System for Sustainable Buildings”

Within the framework of the report Building Green Expo and DOMOTEC 2017, SBC Greece is organizing a workshop on METROPOLITAN EXPO on April 8th to present the DGNB system for the certification of Sustainable Buildings and Urban Areas.

The conference will be opened by Pantelis Levantis, President of SBC Greece, with a greeting and presenting SBC Greece and the importance of international co-operations.

Subsequently, in a diverse panel, Dr. Lemaitre Christine, Managing Director at DGNB German Sustainable Building Council and Dimitrios Managoudis, Member of the International Board DGNB and DGNB Consultant, Director of SBC Greece and SBC Greece’s Head of Cooperation with DGNB German Sustainable Building Council, will approach the subject of the workshop “More than Green – DGNB The Holistic Certification System for Sustainable Buildings” from the perspective of Germany and Greece, respectively.

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Presentation of the DGNB Rating System

Introduction

This employment it focuses on the system developed and managed by the German Safe Building Council, DGNB, for the certification of Sustainable Buildings and Urban Areas and defines the approach of DGNB as part of the wider Sustainable construction development. This article is an introduction to the DGNB Certification System, which aims to support designers and construction companies to implement sustainable applications in buildings and construction of urban areas, as well as to maintain and improve existing sustainable buildings. A key issue to be dealt with in more detail is how the DGNB system goes beyond a conventional “green” building, eg. Environmental pollutants and responsible procurement of building materials, and facilitates assessment, which reflects society’s objectives for social, economic and environmental sustainability, and taking into account the life-cycle performance of the building and the environmental impact.

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