DIFNI is the National Scheme Operator for Germany.

DIFNI are operating BREEAM DE with an initial focus on a German version of BREEAM International In-Use, called BREEAM DE Bestand.

DIFNI has developed an advisory board for the development of the scheme, which will regularly share their experiences and market observations with for office, commercial and industrial assets.

Members include Arcadis Germany GmbH, Roux Germany GmbH, TÜV SÜD ImmoWert GmbH, Ove Arup GmbH Germany and Redevco Services Deutschland GmbH.

In addition to an expert panel,  the experts, who will implement the system adaptation in Germany together with DIFNI, are:

  • Dr. Kati Herzog, Head of Sustaninability, bauperformance GmbH
  • Kathrin Pisarew, Project Manager, Roux Germany GmbH
  • Mario Lichy, CEO, Bienergy GmbH
  • Werner Dorß, Lawyer specializing in energy law
  • Jürgen Ecker, Owner, HLS Niederrau GbR
  • Jens Glöggler, CEO, ATP Sustain GmbH (also BREEAM Assessor, LEED AP, DGNB Auditor)
  • Holger Busch, Valuation Expert, Savings Bank
  • Peter Goerke, Head of Building Construction, URS Deutschland GmbH

BREEAM has previously been used in Germany in projects such as the 52,000m2 Centrum Galerie shopping centre in Dresden and the Pollux building in Frankfurt, the first BREEAM In-Use Excellent in Germany.

*DIFNI stands for German Private Institute for Sustainable Real Estate GmbH & Co. KG (Deutsches Privates Institut für Nachhaltige Immobilienwirtschaft GmbH & Co. KG).

Click here for information on all our National Scheme Operators



T: +44 (0)333 321 8811

find an assessor