Deutsche Telekom in Germany focuses its energy management efforts on energy savings. Accordingly, we continuously monitor and supervise all resources that require energy. Based on this data, we identify where there is potential for increasing efficiency. The goal of energy management is to minimize the primary demand for building electricity and heating energy. Sustainability aspects are crucial for the selection of future energy carriers.
Achieving these goals includes pursuing the following strategies:
The Deutsche Telekom subsidiary Power & Air Solution Management GmbH (PASM50001 international standard. In addition, Deutsche Telekom’s real estate holdings undergo an energy audit according to DIN standard 16247 every four years.) procures energy for the German Deutsche Telekom Group companies. Its energy management system is certified according to the ISO
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We regularly assess the need for repairs at our properties and conduct profitability analyses to further reduce consumption, concentrating on necessary and especially economic measures, such as:
The supply infrastructure of office buildings accounts for the biggest share of building electricity consumption (e.g., pumps, ventilation and cooling systems, building automation systems, elevators, and lighting). To reduce electricity consumption, we are focusing our measures on the following areas:
The energy efficiency of the building shell is critical for all construction and renovation measures. This includes the energy-based design of facades, roofing, doors, and windows.