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Green Mark 2021

Green Mark 2021

Background

The BCA Green Mark 2021 (GM: 2021) is an internationally recognised green building certification scheme tailored for the tropical climate. It encourages the industry and professionals to collaborate and develop green building solutions, raising Singapore’s built environment’s sustainability standards. BCA Green Mark 2021 (GM: 2021) aims to raise our standards in energy performance and place greater emphasis on other sustainability outcomes:

  • Designing for maintainability,
  • Reducing embodied carbon across a building’s life cycle,
  • Using smart technologies,
  • Enhancing a building’s resilience to climate change and; 
  • Creating healthier environments for building users.

Additionally, the new scheme aims to promote outcomes that are aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. 

GM: 2021 scheme, which was pilot launched in April 2021 as part of Singapore Green Building Masterplan, had concluded the exercise after extensive consultation with key industry stakeholders and partners including Singapore Green Building Council. GM: 2021 will take effect from 1 November 2021.

Green Mark 2021

Green Mark 2021 applies to new and existing buildings including commercial buildings, industrial buildings, institutional buildings and residential buildings. The criteria and scoring framework can be downloaded below.

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Please write to Tracy at tracy_liu@bca.gov.sg or Thomas at thomas_pang@bca.gov.sg for any enquiries/comments on Green Mark 2021 requirement. For general enquiries, please write to us via our online feedback form.

 



Green Mark International (Criteria For Overseas Applications)

Green Mark International applies to new and existing buildings projects overseas, including commercial buildings, industrial buildings, institutional buildings and residential buildings. GM overseas applications received after 1 April 2023 will be assessed under GM International criteria. The criteria and scoring framework can be downloaded below.

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