DGNB is the German sustainability certification scheme for buildings completed since 2008. For Denmark, the Green Building Council Denmark (DK-GBC) decided to follow the DGNB guidelines and adjust these to fit Danish requirements. The first Danish version of the DGNB was published in 2012 and last updated in new 2016 manuals.
Due to fact that DGNB has been developed and adapted later than BREEAM and LEED, the certification is also known as a second-generation system and therefore based on different experiences. DGNB is very inclusive in its analysis of building and all aspects of sustainability are considered. DGNB stands for:
Read more about DGNB at www.dgnb.de
Read more about the Green Building Council Denmark at www.dk-gbc.dk/english