Future issues

The future of sustainable buildings

Future issues

What will the sustainable buildings of tomorrow look like? How will sustainability evolve over time? Check back here for regular updates on the latest developments and trends.

ZIA

ZIA: Achieving climate targets in a cost-effective way

The German government is aiming to make Germany's building stock virtually climate neutral by 2050.

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Portfolio

Portfolio analysis delivers important insights

Is investing in sustainability worth it for office properties? That was the question addressed in a study carried out by the International Real Estate Business School (IREBS).

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Smart Meter

Case study: Deployment of smart meters

Independent consulting firm Westbridge Advisory develops strategies that help real estate companies to cut operating costs in the properties they manage.

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LEED

Arc and the future of LEED

Today more than ever before, the green building movement relies on technology and data, and the future of green buildings is focused on performance.

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ZIA

ZIA Energy Task Force contributes to debate

The topic of sustainable buildings is high on the political agenda in Europe at present.

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Digitalisation

Megatrend digitalisation

As elsewhere, intelligent new technologies are also gaining ground in the real estate sector, where they can help to design and operate more sustainable buildings.

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Buildings

Intelligent buildings

Buildings are among the largest consumers of energy in the world. Change is thus imperative. The aim is not just to make buildings much more efficient in terms of consumption. In future, they could even be used to store electricity generated from renewable sources, thereby making a significant contribution to grid stability and security of supply.

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More highlights

  • Mietvertrag

    Green leases create binding rules

  • Risikomanagement

    Risk management: when do properties become stranded?

  • Hotel

    Hotel properties: it pays to be green