Green Mark Assessment Criteria and Online Application

The assessment framework comprises a comprehensive scoring system and verification process to determine how environmentally friendly your building or project is. 

The total number of points obtained will provide an indication of the environmental friendliness of the building design and operation. Depending on the overall assessment and point scoring, the building will be certified to have met the respective Green Mark rating.


Download the following documents to find out the scoring framework for each project type. The total number of points obtained will indicate the environmental friendliness of your building or project. 

BCA Green Mark Scheme Criteria

Applies to

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New Data Centres GM NDC: 2019 New data centres  
Existing Data Centres GM EDC: 2019 Existing data centres  
Transit Station
For new rail or light rail stations such as MRT Stations  GM TS 2018 Score Card

Existing Schools

MOE main stream schools (excluding International schools, universities and institutes of higher learning such as polytechnics and ITE)

Benchmark Building Cooling Load


District projects


Healthier Workplaces: 2018 New office fit-outs and existing offices in operation  








Retail tenants



Laboratories within buildings

GM Lab: 2017 Score Card

Super Low Energy Buildings
(Replaced by GM: 2021 since 1 Nov 2021)
New and existing buildings including:
  • Residential buildings
  • Commercial buildings
  • Industrial buildings
  • Institutional buildings
  • Schools
Super Low Energy Programme
Non-Residential Buildings NRB: 2015
(Replaced by GM: 2021 since 1 Nov 2021)

New non-residential buildings including:

  • Commercial buildings (office, retail and hotel)
  • Industrial buildings
  • Institutional buildings
  • Hawker centres
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Laboratory buildings
  • Schools
Residential Buildings RB: 2016
(Replaced by GM: 2021 since 1 Nov 2021)
New private and public residential developments
Existing Non-Residential Buildings ENRB:2017
(Replaced by GM: 2021 since 1 Nov 2021)
Existing commercial, industrial and institutional buildings in operation
Existing Residential Buildings 
(Replaced by GM: 2021 since 1 Nov 2021)
Existing private and public residential developments Benchmark Building Cooling Load
Landed Houses
(Replaced by GM: 2021 since 1 Nov 2021)
Landed housing projects

How to apply

Submit your application via BCA Green Mark Online

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