The Guide to Sustainable Construction

Last updated: 5 November 2017
The Guide to Sustainable Construction is a decision-making and work aid for the design, maintenance, operation and utilisation of properties. The current guide describes methods and procedures for the implementation of sustainability measures in construction and contains recommendations for structural and architectural building quality, technical building equipment, and energy supply. In addition the guide formulates targets to be complied with for the design of new building projects and building extensions. With its requirement of compliance with sustainable construction rules in all federal government properties the government is pursuing the objective of fulfilment of its exemplary role in improvement of energy efficiency as well as encouraging imitation in the properties of thefederal states and municipalities.

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