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Jakarta Post

Promotion of green building concept needs firm regulations

  • Vincent Lingga

    The Jakarta Post

Singapore   /   Sat, September 10 2016   /  09:22 am

Global trends in environmentally sound construction were showcased to more than 800 property developers, urban planners, architects, engineers, builders and landlords at a three-day conference in Singapore that ended on Friday.

The green building conference was the anchor event of the eighth annual Singapore Green Building Week, which was organized by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore and the Singapore Green Building Council.

Speakers at the conference noted the tangible benefits of green buildings, such as energy savings of up to 30 percent, a healthier and more comfortable environment throughout the building’s life cycle: from design and construction to operation, maintenance, renovation and demolition.

The green building concept requires close cooperation and coordination between the designers, architects, engineers, builders, developers...