WHAT IS BCA GREEN MARK?

The BCA Green Mark Scheme was launched by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) in January 2005 to promote environmental awareness in the construction and real estate sectors. It is a benchmarking scheme which aims to achieve a sustainable built environment by incorporating best practices in environmental design and construction, and the adoption of green building technologies.

BENEFITS OF BCA GREEN MARK

BCA Green Mark provides a meaningful differentiation of buildings. The benefits of having a BCA Green Mark building include:

  • A reduction in water and energy bills;

  • An improvement in indoor environmental quality for healthy living; and

  • A reduction in potential negative impact on the environment.

GREEN MARK CRITERIA AND SCORING SYSTEM

The Green Mark assesses five key environmental areas:

  • Energy Efficiency

  • Water Efficiency

  • Environmental Protection

  • Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Other Green Features

(*)content provided from http://www.greenmark.sg