Resource efficiency: Sustainable building.

Sustainable building is an approach to construction that is energy-efficient and resource-saving. This is becoming ever more relevant at a time when materials are increasingly scarce. And it has always been our form of optimized design as we seek to guarantee our clients cost-effective buildings and civil engineering structures.

When designing buildings and civil engineering structures, we always factor in all aspects of sustainability. First and foremost, this always includes considering a building or structure in terms of its complete lifecycle, namely from the first idea through to possible subsequent uses. Our in-depth qualifications and comprehensive experience ensure you have a reliable partner for sustainable building at your side when planning, realizing and certifying a building or structure, one that has been tackled as a holistic project and not simply as the sum of various parts.

Our sustainable building services.

WTM Engineers are experts in the following fields of sustainable building:

  • Supporting planning with a view to obtaining German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) certification
  • Supporting the construction process with a view to certification
  • Preparation of the requisite documentation for certification
  • Evaluation of construction materials and structures
  • Handling project audits – our own DGNB auditors conduct them
  • Integration of all the energy-relevant measures into a coordinated concept to reduce energy consumption and emissions
  • Status analyses to identify the scope and priorities of construction works
  • Planning of holistic concepts, factoring in sustainability aspects
  • Thermal simulation to assess operating ambient temperatures, comfort and solar protection concepts
  • On-site consultancy/Bafa reports: energy consultancy as per Bafa Guidelines, comprehensive consultancy in energy modernization or complete renovation to create an efficient building, indicating costs and simplified cost-effectiveness analysis


Building complex on Strandkai

Hamburg Municipal Authorities Administrative Head Office

Bikini Berlin

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