Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC)

Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC)

Green Mark Incentive Scheme for Existing Buildings and Premises (GMIS-EBP)

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has released the Application Guidelines and Forms for the new incentive scheme, GMIS-EBP.

The GMIS-EBP aims to encourage building owners and tenants to undertake Energy Improvement Works involving the installation of energy efficient equipment approved by BCA to achieve substantial improvements in energy efficiency. The GMIS-EBP aims to encourage building owners and tenants to undertake Energy Improvement Works involving the installation of energy efficient equipment approved by BCA to achieve substantial improvements in energy efficiency. It provides a cash incentive amounting to up to 50% the Qualifying Costs incurred solely for the purposes of energy efficiency improvements in existing buildings and premises.

Companies who specialise in services such as architecture, quantity surveying, and energy performance contracting can access global opportunities with the Green Services Certification endorsement from the Singapore Green Building Council.

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For more information on SGBS Certification, click Here or email us at certification@sgbc.sg

Eco-Business Feature Series 1 — SGBC: Putting Singapore on the global map for green buildings

While it is unusual for any government to be involved in setting up NGOs (non-government organizations), this did not deter Singapores building authority in helping to create the city-states first industry-led organization to champion green building awareness some five years ago.

Never did they imagine that the fledgling Singapore Green Building Council would grow and evolve to become a powerful green building advocate that would put Singapore on the global map.

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Industry Learning Journey and US GreenBuild 2014 with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), Washington DC & New Orleans USA

BCA is leading a delegation to attend the GreenBuild 2014 International Conference and Expo on 22 25 October 2014 — one of worlds largest conferences dedicated to sustainable buildings and developments. The GreenBuild 2014 International Conferences programme include education sessions conducted by world renowned speakers, expo, workshops and green building tours of local New Orleans sites.

In addition, there will also be an industry learning journey to Washington DC before the GreenBuild. The programme includes visits to the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to learn more about green building practices, policies, financial and market drivers that have been successfully implemented. The delegation will also visit LEED certified buildings such as the US Green Building Council HQ and Embassy of Finland in Washington DC.

Tel: +65 6732 5518 Fax +65 6732 5517

We look forward to seeing you in our new office.

Award recipients for BCA-SGBC Green Building Individual Awards

Twelve outstanding individuals in the built environment sector will receive the prestigious BCA-SGBC Green Building Individual Awards at the annual BCA Awards 2014 held at Resorts World Sentosa on 22 May 2014.

The BCA-SGBC Green Building Individual Award accords recognition to individuals from across the building and construction value chain for their consistent contribution and outstanding achievements in driving sustainability in the built environment.

In line with the national push towards effective and efficient management of green buildings, a new category Green Facilities Manager of the Year was introduced this year to recognise facility management professionals who have shown strong commitment and contribution towards greening and optimising the operation of existing buildings.

For a list of winners and more information, please refer to the PDF .


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