OFB takes ecological and sociocultural aspects into account in terms of the planning, construction and operation of its properties. The vast majority of its projects considerably exceed the current requirements of the Energy Saving Ordinance. Any future requirements or possible changes to the Energy Saving Ordinance are included at an early stage of planning new projects.
In the future, almost all projects are expected to conform to the criteria of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) or the U.S. Green Building Council Standard “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design” (LEED). Even today, many of the properties developed by OFB have the appropriate certifications.
The valuation of a property plays a key role in financing real estate. Here, too, sustainability criteria are systematically included in property appraisals.
You can find additional information about OFB at www.ofb.de