Prologis, large skylights maximize the usage of daylight

Reducing Energy Usage and Costs

We construct facilities in alignment with the most modern standards and stringent requirements. Prologis’ facilities in Germany incorporate a range of environmentally sustainable features that reduce energy usage and costs:

  • Innovative insulation ensures stable indoor temperatures and improves energy efficiency
  • Spacious skylights maximize use of daylight for interior lighting
Cologne Germany  Brownfield sustainability

Infill Industrial Real Estate

Infill industrial real estate ensures efficient distribution while reducing environmental impacts.

What are Sustainable Design Features of Logistics Facilities?

Our logistics real estate facilities are constructed to include geographically relevant sustainable design features. In Germany this includes:

Energy-efficient lighting Reduce energy consumption and operating costs
Hybrid and bicycle storage Promotes low-carbon transportation solutions
Low-emitting sealants, adhesives and carpet systems Reduce reliance on non-renewable resources, contribute to better air quality and ensure a healthier work environment
Onsite recycling Reduce waste sent to landfills and incinerators
Recycled and locally-sourced construction materials Decrease our carbon foot print and support local economies
Skylights and clerestory windows Maximize use of natural sunlight
Solar and other renewables Generate sustainable energy
Water conservation Reduces natural resource usage
German Sustainable Building Council gold certification Ensures efficiency, compliance and consistency
ISO 14001 Provides a resource-friendly environmental management system

Are Prologis‘ Facilities Certified?

Prologis leads the industrial real estate industry in certified sustainable logistics facilities. In Germany, the certificate of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen, the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB), is the sustainability scale for the logistics real estate sector. In addition, buildings in Germany are evaluated by Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) for new buildings and BREEAM DE Bestand for existing buildings.

BREEAM Certification
Prologis BREEAM-Accredited Warehouses

Prologis BREEAM-Accredited Warehouses

BREEAM, or Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method, is the sustainability rating system for buildings in over 75 countries, including those in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and Poland.

DGNB Certification


DGNB, or Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen, is the rating system used to assess the sustainability and environmental impact of buildings in Germany.