Green Mark Incentive Schemes

Green Mark Incentive Schemes (GMIS) were introduced to accelerate the adoption of environmentally friendly building technologies and building design practices through cash or gross floor area (GFA) incentives. 

Eligibility for Green Mark Incentive Schemes

Developers, building owners, project architects and M&E engineers who meet the criteria for the individual schemes.

Please click on the individual scheme hyperlinks for more details

Green Mark Incentive schemes



GMIS for Existing Buildings 2.0 (GMIS-EB 2.0)

[valid from 30 June 2022 till the available funds have been fully committed or by 31 March 2027 (whichever is earlier).]

Cash incentive to lower upfront costs of energy efficiency retrofits for building owners who achieve higher energy performance standards (i.e. Platinum, Super Low Energy, and Zero Energy) for their buildings.
Built Environment Transformation Gross Floor Area Incentive Scheme
[valid from 24 Nov 2021 till present]
Additional GFA for developers/building owners adopting enhanced Construction Industry Transformation Map (ITM) standards in areas of digitalisation, productivity and sustainability ("ITM Outcome Requirements") in private sector developments

Grant for Low-GWP Refrigerant Chillers (LoGR)
[expired on 30 Sep 2022]

To encourage owners and operators of existing buildings to adopt water-cooled chillers using refrigerants with low GWP early, before the ban on sales of water-cooled chillers using high-GWP hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) refrigerants takes effect in 2022. The grant will support part of the cost incurred for building owners and operators to switch to climate-friendly low-GWP refrigerant water-cooled chillers. 

Building Retrofit Energy Efficiency Financing (BREEF) Scheme
[Closed in March 2023]

Financing options to offset upfront costs of energy efficiency retrofits of existing buildings

Green Mark Gross Floor Area Incentive Scheme (GM-GFA)
[expired in Apr 2019]

Additional GFA for building owners and developers attaining higher-tier Green Mark ratings (i.e. Platinum or GoldPLUS)

GMIS for Existing Buildings and Premises (GMIS-EBP)
[expired in Apr 2019]
Cash incentive for Small and Medium Enterprises (building owners and tenants) to undertake energy improvement works to achieve substantial improvements in energy efficiency

GMIS for Existing Buildings (GMIS-EB)
[expired in Apr 2019]

Cash incentive to 

  • Co-fund thecosts of upgrading and retrofitting existing buildings to improve energy efficiency
  • Co-fund an energy audit to determine the efficiency of air-conditioning plants
Enhanced GMIS for New Buildings (GMIS-NB)
[expired in Dec 2009]
Cash incentive for efforts to achieve at least a BCA Green Mark Gold rating or higher in the design and construction of new buildings.

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