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    • Biopolis

      Project Description
      Biopolis at one-north in the Buona Vista area is a unique development by JTC Corporation to create a R&D hub for the biomedical community.  The development comprises of 7 purpose-designed buildings for the full spectrum of biomedical sciences R&D activities. Biopolis has incorporated a number of environmental technologies for both full scale applications and test bedding purposes.

      Green Features:


      • Use of District Cooling System to provide centralised air-conditioning for the 7 buildings within Biopolis.
      • Nature conservation through tree transplanting and extensive use of landscape greenery for the development. 
      • Use of building integrated photovoltaics and solar hot water system.
      • Sunshading facade features at some buildings to shield from solar heat gain and glare.
      • Pneumatic waste conveyance system.
      • Test-bedding of environment-friendly features such as waterless urinals and self cleansing toilet.


      Kovan Melody

      Project Description
      Kovan Melody is a 778-unit condominium development comprising 12 blocks of 17-storey residential buildings with basement carpark, tennis courts, swimming pools, clubhouse and communal facilities located at Kovan Road.

      Green Features:


      • Use of energy efficient air-conditioning system
      • Good accessibility, next to Kovan MRT station
      • Double glazing for units exposed to direct West sun


       Nanyang Polytechnic

      Project Description
      Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) is a 30.5 ha campus located at Ang Mo Kio.  Opened in 1999, the polytechnic provides education in engineering, information technology, design, chemical & life sciences, business management and health sciences. At the core of NYP's environmental achievements is a combination of facility management practices and adoption of technologies to improve the environmental performance of its buildings.  Since 1999, NYP has shown that it has been able to saved $1.8 million from its resource conservation programmes. NYP also won the BCA's Energy Efficient Building Awards (EEBA) and ASEAN Energy Efficiency and Conservation Award in 2004.

      Green Features:


      • An innovative and proactive approach in facility management practices towards environmental sustainability including monitoring and improvement of its energy and water consumption.
      • Maintainance of greenery and gardens around the campus
      • Effective management of external lighting system and air-conditioning system in the campus to reduce energy consumption
      • Rain sensor linked to auto irrigation system together with rainwater harvesting enable NYP to save water and energy consumption for irrigation and washing purpose
      • Modifications of hockey pitch watering system to conserve water
      • Modifications to landscape lightings to reduce energy consumption
      • Use of timed-release fertilisers to reduce the impact of pollution
      • Promotion of recycling and environment awareness among its faculty and students


       NLB Building

      Project Description
      Located at Victoria Street, the new National Library Building (NLB) is a 16-storey state-of-the-art library with a 3-level basement.  The NLB consists of two blocks to house the library collections and provide space for other public activities.  The library also houses a 618-seat theatre.  With the owner's commitment at conceptualisation stage, design considerations took into account the impact on environment as well as consideration for energy and water efficiency.  Computer simulation and modeling was carried out to find the best building orientation and configuration to buffer from direct solar heat, at the same time optimising natural ventilation and daylighting. NLB also combines its passive design solutions with the adoption of environment-friendly technologies to create an environment-friendly building which has demonstrated a balanced integration of passive and active approach.

      Green Features:


      • Building is orientated away from the east-west sun, combined with sunshading features on the west face of the building as an additional shield against solar heat gain and glare.
      • Energy efficient features include daylight sensors which are used together with automatoc blinds at the building facades, motion sensors and energy efficient lightings
      • A open plaza area between the two blocks which allows natural ventilation and daylighting
      • Extensive landscaping, sky terraces and roof gardens are utilized to lower local ambient temperature
      • Use rain sensor as part of the automatic irrigation system for rooftop gardens. Water efficient taps and cisterns are also used to conserve water


      Alexandra Hospital

      Project Description
      Alexandra Hospital (AH) is a 400-bed general and acute care hospital located at Alexandra Road.  In operations for more than 60 years, the hospital has retrofitted many of its pre-war buildings to meet its needs.  At the same time, the impact on the environment is considered. Alexandra Hospital is a model for older projects that they can be environment-friendly through a committed approach in retrofitting. A key feature of the hospital is its efforts in nature conservation and preservation. Alexandra Hospital's Butterfly Trail demonstrates the hospital's care for the environment. Other noted practices include recycling its horticulture waste such as leaves and dry grass to make their own compost.

      Green Features:


      • Alexandra Hospital’s butterfly trail is a model for nature conservation and is a key feature in the hospital’s commitment towards the environment.
      • Use of recycled horticulture waste such as leaves and dry grass from the hospital’s grounds to make their own compost.
      • Rainwater harvesting integrated with automatic irrigation sprinkler system enabling savings in water usage.
      • Toilets are designed to utilise natural ventilation and daylighting. Motion sensors for lights/taps/flushing system enabling energy and water saving.
      • Solar energy is harnessed to produce electricity to provide garden lighting and supplementing AH car park lighting.


      Republic Plaza

      Project Description
      Republic Plaza is a 66-storey mixed development with 2 office towers and retail space.  Completed in 1997, the building is located Raffles Place, the heart of Singapore's Central Business District.  Although almost 8 years old, the building management has shown that good management and maintenance operations,  combined with building enhancement can ensure an environment-friendly building. The building manager has also shown a proactive promotion of environmental awareness among their tenants, in line with the developer's outlook on environmental sustainability.

      Green Features:


      • Commitment and efforts from the building management team in the promotion of recycling and environmental awareness among building tenants as part of corporate-wide environmental policy and programme.
      • Use of air handling unit condensate water recycled for cooling tower.
      • Use of light sensor to control atrium lightings.
      • Motion detector for toilets and staircase.
      • Use of energy saving device for escalator.
      • Monitoring of energy and water consumption, and implementation of improvement plans to further reduce consumption.


      The Pier @ Robertson

      Project Description
      The Pier is a 10-storey building located at Mohamed Sultan Road by the Singapore River. The project consists of 201 residential apartment units and 12 food outlets at ground level.

      Green Features:


      • Use of energy efficient inverter air-conditioning system
      • Provision of recycling corners for residentsPneumatic waste conveyance system
      • Motion sensors for common toilets
      • Low maintenance green roof


      One George Street

      Project Description
      One George Street is a 23-storey office building with a 5-storey podium and a basement and ancillary facilities located at Singapore's Central Business District.  Designed with energy efficiency,  sustainability and user comfort in mind, the features include an energy efficient facade system and rooftop gardens.

      Green Features:


      • A facade system which provides shading for the glazing.  Design of the facade system allows optimum daylight penetration while reducing glare and heat transmission.
      • Use of skygardens to reduce local ambient temperature.
      • The building is also structurally designed to allow future extension floors.  This eliminates need to demolish and rebuild in the future.


      Capital Tower

      Project Description
      Capital Tower is a 52-storey office building located in the Central Business District completed in 2000 with a gross floor area of about 1 million sq ft. The building incorporates a number of environment-friendly technologies.

      Green Features:


      • Double-glazed windows for optimal performance against heat and glare, while allowing daylight penetration.
      • An energy recovery wheel system is used for the building’s air-conditioning system which allows the recovery of cool air to improve efficiency.
      • Recycling of condensate water from the air handling unit to be used as top-up water for cooling towers.
      • Use of chiller cleaning system to maintain the efficiency of chillers. 
      • Use of motion sensors at lift lobby and toilets.
      • Carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide monitoring are used to maintain air quality levels in the office and carpark areas.


      Clydes Residences

      Project Description
      Clydes Residence is a 48-unit development comprising of a block of 17 storey flat with a 2-storey basement carparks at Mergui Road.

      Green Features:


      • Cantilevered sun-shade device and planters protrudes all round the building wall line. As a result, during the hottest time of the day between 10 am to 3 pm, the sun does not shine into the apartment, resulting in an ambient temperature 2 – 3o C cooler as well as reduces the amount of glare into the apartment. This leads to energy saving.
      • Roof Garden:
        Our specially designed roof slab reduces heat retention. As a result, one can walk on the roof terrace bare-footed even at noon time without burning the feet.
      • Special structural foundation which reduced the amount of excavation by at least 30% for basement. This reduced air & noise pollution contributed from excavators, dump trucks as well as space for dumping grounds.
      • Use of energy efficient equipment such as energy efficient lightings in common areas, inverter air-conditioning system


      Monterey Park Condominium

      Project Description
      Monterey Park is a 280-unit condominium development comprising of 6 blocks of 12 storey residential flats with basement carparks, swimming pools and communal facilities located at West Coast Rise. Unique features include the use of "sunpipes" designed to used bring natural lighting from the surface into the basement carpark. More than 100 solar-powered lights are also used at the pool deck and driveway.

      Green Features:


      • More than 100 solar powered lights for lightings at pool deck and driveway
      • Innovative use of “sunpipes” to bring natural lighting into the basement carparks enabling savings in electricity. The sunpipes incorporate a photocell
      • Use of pneumatic waste conveyance system
      • Transplanting of matured trees and low maintenance rooftop gardens
      • Provision of recycling corners for residents
      • Pneumatic waste conveyance system
      • Motion sensors to common toilets


      Residences @ Evelyn

      Project Description
      Residences @ Evelyn is a 208-unit condominium development comprising of two blocks of 33-storey  residential towers with basement carparks, swimming pools and communal facilities located at Evelyn Road.

      Green Features:


      • Motion sensor at lift lobbies will automatically turn on and off lights
      • Water conservation measures such as irrigation system using driplines to minimise water wastage, wind sensors to control flowrate at water features such as fountains to minimize water wastage
      • Solar-powered lamps for landscape
      • Provision of planter boxes to encourage homeowners to adopt greenery for their units. The planter boxes also act as a sunshading feature.
      • Provision of recycling corners for residents
      • Pneumatic waste conveyance system


      Butterworth 33

      Project Description
      Butterworth 33 is a 11-storey apartment tower with 20 units of apartments with 1st storey carparks, swimming pool and other communal facilities.

      Green Features:


      • Singapore’s first development to deploy a hydraulic jack-in piling system that is pollution-free vibration-free and of minimal noise
      • Use of polypropylene pipes for domestic water supply where jointing is by heat fusion with no chemical solvents or welding required
      • Use of solar and LED lights for landscape areas
      • 4 ticks label inverter air-conditioning system
      • Use of low VOC paints for internal common areas


      Savannah CondoPark

      Project Description
      Savannah CondoPark is a 648-unit condominium development comprising of 18 blocks of 10-storey residential apartments at Upper Changi Road East.

      Green Features:


      • Photovoltaics (or solar panels) provided at clubhouse rooftop to harness electricity sufficient to power the clubhouse lightings and water heater energy usage. This substantial deployment of a renewable energy system is the first for a residential project in Singapore
      • Transplanting of 8 matured trees from another site to enhance the ecological environment of the site
      • Provision of recycling corners for residents
      • Pneumatic waste conveyance system


      Parc Emily

      Project Description
      Parc Emily is a 295-unit condominium development comprising of 5 blocks of 8-storey condominiums being built at Mount Emily Road in the heart of the city. The project was conceived as an environment-friendly development in-line with the owner's safe and green culture.

      Green Features:


      • Use of energy efficient equipment such as energy efficient lightings in common areas, inverter air-conditioning system with energy label and motor-roomless lifts
      • Solar-powered lightings for landscape and common areas lightings
      • Use of low-volatile organic compound paints
      • Provision of recycling corners for residents
      • Pneumatic waste conveyance system
      • Electrical private meters to Clubhouse, Swimming Pools and waste collection etc
      • Solar heaters to Clubhouse
      • Water harvesting system for irrigation use
      • Water meters for pools and landscape use


      Varsity Park Condominium

      Project Description
      Varsity Park Condominium is a 530-unit condominium located along West Coast Road, near the National University of Singapore campus. The development sits on 5.2 hectares of land, enabling the homes to be spacious and allowing for sprawling gardens of lush flora and fauna. The apartments are generous in size with high ceilings, and the majority of the apartments have open terraces and private enclosed spaces. Varsity Park Condominium is designed in integrated housing clusters, each with its own landscaped gardens. It is a modern-day village that evokes fond memories of neighbourly warmth.

      Green Features:


      • Building blocks are placed and oriented to reduce direct sunlight into the apartment units.
      • Basement carpark is designed with about 20% opening for natural light and ventilation. This eliminates the need to provide full mechanical ventilation and water sprinkler fire fighting system.
      • Extensive use of pre-cast components includes 5,700 rc piles for the foundation, about 380 inspection chambers in the basement, 61 refuse chutes, staircases in 3 standard lobby cores for all 31 blocks, and about 220 rc canopies for rain splash protection at the lift lobbies.
      • Avoid the need for headrooms by providing elevators that use gearless traction machines.
      • Developer will provide complimentary bus shuttle service to the MRT station for the residents for a period of 24 months after TOP.


      138 Depot Road

      Project Description

      Green Features:


      • Consideration for building orientation and layout.
      • Use of energy efficient lightings, building system and equipment.
      • Use of water efficient fixtures such as taps or water cisterns.
      • Provision of landscape greenery including rooftop gardens and sky terraces where possible.
      • Heat films on glazing to reduce solar heat absorption to the interiors.
      • Promotion of recycling to their building users.


      Republic Polytechnic

      Project Description
      Republic Polytechnic is Singapore's fifth and newest post-secondary educational institution. The new Woodlands Campus is located in the northern part of Singapore. It is dubbed as the hub in the north, a vibrant campus that is friendly and welcoming to students, staff, visitors, industry partners and the community at large. Giving Republic Polytechnic an air of a campus in the park are the scenic grounds of a nature park at its doorstep.

      Green Features:


      • Among the first few projects to use thermal Energy Storage System in the region.
      • “Campus in the Park” feeling. The inspiration for the idea of the Lawn came from many well known campus grounds around the world, including the Harvard Yard in Harvard University, Mills Yard in Cambridge University and the open grounds in University of Virginia
      • Multiple ventilation modes for sports hall facilitates natural ventilation during normal usage and air conditioning during special occasions
      • Air-conditioning & Mechanical Ventilation System – Integrated Engineered Smoke Control System
      • Use of ‘Chemical Free” water treatment (EIDTM) for central cooling plant, photovoltaic Solar Energy Panel for general lighting and general power, 2D/3D Lighting simulation Software for lighting system design, Ionisation Water treatment for swimming pool and Pneumatic Waste Conveyance System


      SGH Bowyer Block A & B

      Project Description
      Constructed in 1926, Bowyer Block was one of three buildings which served the then General Hospital. It ceased operations when the Hospital moved to its current complex in 1980. SGH began to embark on the redevelopment of Bowyer Block A, B and C to accommodate offices and clinical service centres. The redevelopment works include the creation of a new passenger lift, conversion of existing attics into new floors and creation of a landscaped courtyard.

      Green Features:


      • The refrigeration plants (chillers) are equipped with leak detection system.
      • Design studies include 3D computer simulation to maximize the use of daylighting and natural ventilation at internal courtyard.
      • Use of low-e glass for windows, lift core as well as the roof canopy of the internal courtyard.
      • Innovative use of reflective fins along all the office windows to enhance day lighting and reduce glare.
      • SGH uses recycled water and automatic irrigation system for all external landscaped areas.
      • Rain water harvesting system.
      • Air purging before office at night time will cool down the space and reduce humidity in the morning which will result in better air quality and energy savings.


      BioPolis Phase 2

      Project Description
      NEUROS, comprises of 2 blocks of inter-linked, irregular shaped buildings, both 7 storey high with a 2 levels of common basement car park. Her unique shape and size complies with JTC's master plan for this particular land parcel and it gels with the whole Biopolis and one-north master plan. NEUROS has 3 dedicated levels of biomedical research and development laboratories space, 2 levels of Vivarium space, 1 level of office space with the flexibility to convert into biomedical research and development laboratories, and the ground level is characterized with retails, food and beverages facilities and public interactive plaza that greets visitors with greenery, water features and art pieces. NEUROS has approximately 290 carpark lots, 50 motorbike lots, 20 bicycle lots and 5 loading/unloading bays. The GFA is 37,032 m2 which is 85% air-conditioned (excluding car parks). NEUROS is interlinked at levels 2, 6 and 7 between the two blocks.

      Green Features:


      • Solar system for security lighting on the roof. Currently, the security lighting on the roof is lighted up by normal electrical source and they will be modified to use energy generated by the storage cells of the solar system.
      • he water sub-meter used to monitor the water consumption to the transfer tank is currently an analog meter. We are changing it to an electronic type and linking up to the BMS to do constant monitoring of the water consumption to the transfer tank.
      • There is currently no water sub-meter to monitor the consumption of the irrigation usage at the 1st storey. We are installing an electronic flow meter and linking up to the BMS to do constant monitoring of the water consumption by the irrigation pipes.
      • There is no landscaping allocation for the roof as the entire roof area will be covered by trellis. The developer will be planting creepers (eg. money-plant) for the main frame on the roof.
      • Luminance sensors are installed to monitor the ambient lighting lux level. The luminance sensors will be used to control the lighting operation for the 3.6m by 270m long walkway (lay-by) along 1st storey of the building, instead of using the conventional time schedule method. There are several months in a year where the day-lighting times are longer than 12 hours a day. By using the luminance sensors, we are able to save electrical energy for powering lighting systems.



      Project Description
      RiverGate is a distinguished landmark by the Singapore River with bold unique architectural design built by award-winning architects, 3 blocks of 43-storey high-rise towers offer panoramic City, Sea or River views overlooking surrounding developments.

      Green Features:


      • At RiverGate considerable efforts have been made to create a sprawling landscape not just on the ground level but which also extends its green vista vertically to the top of the residential towers. This is achieved by creating sky gardens at regular intervals on the upper floors, planter boxes and roof gardens some of which are linked by fins and trellises that support creeping plants, forming small ecosystems in the sky.
      • Water dripline systems which operate via timers and rain sensors, are installed at the sky and roof gardens.
      • All units are provided with Dual flushing system water closets.
      • All units are provided with inverter multi-split aircon systems.
      • Guard houses use integrated basin/wc which recycles water collected from the basin for flushing the WC.


      The Oceanfront @ Sentosa Cove

      Project Description
      The Oceanfront @ Sentosa Cove comprises 264 units of luxury apartments housed in five towers between 12 and 15 storeys in height. Located within the exclusive residential enclave of Sentosa Cove, the development will be framed by lush landscaping and water-features designed to enhance views of the sea and marina.

      Green Features:


      • Sunpath analysis – computer simulation of sunpath, solar insulation and daylighting studies are used to determine the effectiveness of building and interior layouts.
      • Planters, balconies, canopy and sunscreen covered about 92% of external walls.
      • Building orientation (minimum west facing)Energy efficient air-conditioning system with inverter system
      • Extraction of heat from air-conditioning condensers for generating hot water for club house use.
      • Rainwater harvesting system for irrigation of landscape
      • Use of pre-fabricated bathroom units designed to reduce construction waste
      • 1st in Singapore using “Pontos Grey Water Recycling System” for recycling water from apartment showers, baths and washing basins for clubhouse toilet and landscape watering.
      • Installation of a twin-chute pneumatic waste conveyance system (for separation of domestic waste and recyclable items)
      • Expected energy saving per year: S$654,400


      The Sail

      Project Description
      The Sail @ Marina Bay is a joint venture project between City Developments Ltd and AIG. It is a residential development comprising of one 70-Storey Tower, one 63-storey Residential Tower (Total 1111 Units), one 7-Storey Car Park with Retail Podium on Basement 1, 1st and 2nd Storey and other Ancillary Facilities at Marina Boulevard.

      Green Features:


      • Staircase shelter – utilize less concrete and steel for construction and less materials for accessories.
      • Circular diaphragm wall construction minimize earth movements and at the same time minimize manpower, strutting materials, smaller and a more compact basement means lesser basement lights and mechanical ventilation.
      • Solar powered system for heated pool and aircraft warning lights.
      • Motion detection system in apartment unit at main entrance door.
      • Separate stack for air conditioner condensate pipe.
      • Twin chutes - Pneumatic refuse collection system.
      • Light Dimming System in common areas with BAS.


      St Regis Hotel & Residences Singapore

      Project Description
      St Regis Hotel & Residences Singapore is a joint venture project between City Developments Limited, Hong Leong Holdings and TID Pte Ltd. It is a mixed development comprising of one 20-Storey Hotel Block and two 23-Storey Strata Apartment Blocks with 3 Basements at Tanglin Road/ Tomlinson Road/ Cuscaden Road.

      Green Features:


      • Ceramic Facade Cladding System – self cleaning properties resulting in lesser cleaning intervals, saving in labor and water consumption.
      • Condensate water recycling resulting in water savings up to 19300 m3 per year.
      • Motion detection system integrated with lighting for private lift lobbies at Strata Apartments.
      • Twin Chutes Pneumatic Refuse Collection System to encourage recycling and segregation of recyclable and non-recyclable wastes.
      • Recycled rainwater storage system.
      • “WetSep” Silt Water Treatment System (total suspended particles <50mg/l) – savings of 3210m3 per month.


      City Square Residences

      Project Description
      This City Square development comprises of 2 blocks of 28th Storey, 1 block of 29th Storey and 3 block of 30th Storey Condominium Housing (Total 910 units) with provision for 3 basement car parking, clubhouse, swimming pool and other communal facilities at Kitchener Road.

      Green Features:


      • Extensive usage of solar powered light-emitting tiles, pole lights and bollard lights for its external landscaping.
      • Dual chutes – pneumatic refuse collection system. For segregation of non-recyclable and recyclable wastes.
      • 4 ticks energy saving inverter aircon system.
      • Use of low e glass on west facing windows.
      • Extensive use of sunpipes to bring natural daylight to the 3 basement levels (as deep as B3).
      • Use of waterless urinals at clubhouse toilets.


      The Azure

      Project Description
      The Azure is a 116-unit condominium development comprising of 1 block of 6 storey apartments with attic, basement carparks and communal facilities being built at Ocean Drive along the foreshore of Sentosa Cove Island. The project was conceived as an environment-friendly development in-line with the owner's safe and green culture. The project demonstrated many environment-friendly features, which can be adopted for residential projects. Planning for the project includes an environmental impact assessment on the features and building systems to be used.

      Green Features:


      • Building development design with all units northeast facing.
        - Planters, balconies, canopies and ledges to act as sun shading devices.
        - Canopies and ledges as sun shading devices.
        - Low emission double-glazing to reduce energy needs due to solar heat gain.
      • Use of energy efficient equipment such as energy efficient lightings in common areas, inverter air-conditioning system with energy green label and motor-roomless lifts.
      • Use of environmentally friendly products that require less energy to produce and less manpower to construct which saves energy and manpower resources.
      • Use of solar tube at E-deck for natural lighting to clubhouse restrooms and basement car parks.
      • Use of intensive & extensive landscaping in development, use of green roof system on substation roof and providing landscaped roof garden at clubhouse roof.
      • Allocated Nursery at Sentosa Cove to allow for advanced tree planting/ relocating/ restoration of trees and growth for acclimatizing.
      • Use of Pneumatic waste conveyance system with automation of refuse collection system.
      • Use of Ductless Basement MV System with CO Sensor to optimise airflow rate, thus reducing energy requirement.
      • Use of solar powered light-emitting tiles, pole lamps, bollard lights at landscape areas and solar-powered water heater for clubhouse changing room showers.
      • Use of sunpipes for bringing daylight into basement carpark.
      • Use of environmentally friendly lightweight plastic grid for turfing along fire engine access way.


      The Tresor

      Project Description
      The Tresor is a 62-unit private condominium housing development comprising of 2 blocks of 5-storey residential building located at Duchess Avenue/ Duchess Road with swimming pools, communal facilities and basement carpark.

      Green Features:


      • Waterless urinal at clubhouse toilet.
      • Solar powered light. Sunpipes to bring natural lighting into the basement carpark.
      • Use of low-VOC paint.
      • Use of recycled plastic in children’s playground equipment.
      • Ductless MV fans in basement.


      The Pharos

      Project Description
      The Pharos is a 30-storey residential condominium consisting of 175 units with 2 basement carparks, strategically located along 60 Kim Seng Road, between the busy hub of Orchard and Chinatown, and with a view of the Singapore River Promenade.

      Green Features:


      • Solar Exposure Studies and Modelling to establish the amount of potential direct radiation received.
      •  Vertical aluminium fins to reduce high solar radiation
      •  Green roof system to lower facade temperature & thereby cooling needs
      • Sunpipes to enable daylight penetration into deep plan areas
      • All the units are supplied with 4 ticks Energy Labeled air-cons.
      • All units are also provided with dimmer controls for living/dining and master bedroom.
      • Rainwater collection tanks are located on 4th storey to collect rainwater which runs-off on the tower block flat roof and is used for watering plants on 1st storey by way of gravity fall.
      • During construction, water treatment system is used for recycled and treated water for washing, flushing of toilets, etc.
      • The development is provided with pneumatic refuse collection system with double chute, one for organic and the other for recyclable waste.


      ITE College East

      Project Description
      The ITE Regional Campus consists of 3 blocks of 5-6 storey high institutional buildings:  Administration Block, Technology Block and Business Block with a central Forum and Amphitheatre, and outdoor sports facilities such as swimming pool, track and field, tennis courts etc. The site area of the development is 112,000m2. Situated at Simei, it is the first ITE Regional Campus to be built as part of Government's plan to develop ITE as a world-class Technical Education Institution.

      Green Features:


      • Environmentally friendly natural rubber pads are used for the timber flooring.
      • Open staircases and circulation spaces minimise energy consumption.
      • Use of sun-shades along the corridors, low-E performance glazing and laminated double-glazed curtain-wall.
      • Maximize day lighting into circulation spaces, multi-purpose rooms, classrooms and offices.
      • Extensive planting with integrated themed landscape walks for nature conservation.
      • Ceiling boards at all labs, classrooms, offices and toilets contain about 40% recycled content.
      • Building design and layout enhances physical permeability between the 3 blocks, with naturally ventilated corridors at the building perimeters, elevated central Forum structure, double-volume Concourse, internal landscaped courtyards, thus allowing cross-ventilation and maximising natural daylight.


      Tan Tock Seng Hospital

      Project Description
      A restructured hospital 15 storey high with 4 basements, 197,000m2 in floor area, 52,500 m2 land area and situated in Thomson Road. The tallest restructured hospital and second largest hospital in Singapore.

      Green Features:


      • Application of Clean and Renewable Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology to replace conventional Uninterrupted Power Supply as emergency back-up power of Building Automation System, saving energy.
      • Improve IAQ by application of Bio-Kil technology, which affixed nano-scaled anti-microbial onto air-con filter surface through covalent chemical bonding to form a non-leaching, non-toxic, long lasting bacteria and virus eradicating surface.
      • Redesigned the operating theatre air-condition control system which allow staffs to switch from Full Operation mode to Economy mode when operating theatre is not in use, conserving energy through increased the temperature and relative humidity coupled with reduced air-change rate, but maintaining sterile environment. This project won SPRING Singapore Star Award in 2004 and save TTSH $120,000 per year. 
      • Rain sensors were installed to offset air-conditioning temperature set-point and shut-off irrigation system to save air-conditioning energy and irrigation pump energy and water.
      • Installed dual sensor (CO2 & temperature) system to control the basement carpark ventilation, saving more than $290,000 per year on energy cost and prolong equipment life.
      • TTSH is progressively replacing conventional T8 light fittings with recyclable T5 light fittings, which are brighter hence reducing the number of tubes from 3 to 2 numbers.


      The Infiniti

      Project Description
      The Infiniti Condomimium is located at West Coast Area and bounded by West Coast Park and Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE). The building mass comprises a staggered 12-storey block with 8 lobbies extending along the length of the site. A configuration of up to 4 units per floor clustered around a central core meets the required efficiency. Total of 315 residential units in this development.

      Green Features:


      • Ductless Basement MV System Individual fans can be controlled by groups in order to increase/reduce ventilation to areas requiring the ventilation.
      • Consideration for building orientation and layout.
      • Use of energy efficient lightings, building system and equipment.
      • Use of water efficient fixtures such as taps or water cisterns.
      • Provision of landscape greenery including rooftop gardens and sky terraces where possible.
      • Heat films on glazing to reduce solar heat absorption to the interiors.
      • Promotion of recycling to their building users.


      Environment Building

      Project Description
      Environment Building is a government building with 25-storey of office and gross floor area of 49,000 square meters and 2 basement car park.  The building is located at Scotts Road and near Newton MRT Station.

      Green Features:


      • Provision of motion sensors at all toilets and staircases and use of light sensor at canteen and VIP car park.
      • Collection of rainwater and provision of rain sensor for irrigation of landscaping.
      • Collection of condensate from all AHUs as make-up water for cooling tower.
      • Use of heat pump at cafeteria for production of hot water.


      The UE Square Shopping Mall, Park Avenue Suites & Shell House @ UE Square

      Project Description
      The Project is bounded by Clemenceau Avenue, River Valley Road, Unity Street & UE Square Driveway. UE Square Shopping Mall is a 3 ½-Storey Retail & Commercial Podium with estimated GFA of 6,900 sqm. Park Avenue Suites comprises a Twin Block 14-Storey High 150 Units of Service Apartment with estimated GFA of 15,000 sqm. Shell House is an 18-Storey Commercial Office Building with 2 Identical Wings of estimated floor area of 20,000 sq ft per each floor and with a combined GFA of 33,000 sqm

      Green Features:


      • Replacement all T8 Fluorescent Light Tubes With Energy Saving T5 Tubes To the Entire 3 Level Basement Carpark
      • Upgraded all Condenser and Chilled Water Pumps By Resizing the Pumps & Adding Variable Speed Drives (VSD)
      • Modernization of High-rise Lifts With Gearless Motors
      • Imparting Management’s Green Environmental Philosophy & Policies to all Tenants & Occupants
      • Installation of the Odourless Vacuum Pneumatic Waste System


       Marina Bay Residences (BFC Phase 1)

      Project Description
      Marina Bay Residences is a condominium housing development comprising of 1 block of 55-storey residential apartments with a 7-storey podium consisting of 6-storey of car park and other ancillary facilities.  The development comprises 428 units and is located at Marina Boulevard.

      Green Features:


      • Computational fluid dynamics studies conducted to examine the building air flow to optimize the use of natural ventilation.
      • Extensive landscaping, sky terraces, gardens are utilized to lower local ambient temperature - typology for high-rise residential building.
      • Pneumatic chute conveyance system with dual chute for recycling.
      • Use of seawater for ground improvement works with substantial water saving.
      • Expected energy saving per year: S$543,800


       Marina Bay Financial Centre (Phase 1)

      Project Description
      Proposed office development comprising 1 Podium Block with 5 levels of carparks, 2 office tower blocks consisting of 33/50-storeys, 2 basement carparks with underground pedestrian network and retail use at Marina Boulevard/Central Boulevard (Downtown Core Planning Area)

      Green Features:


      • District Cooling System
      • Pneumatic chute conveyance system
      • Heat Recovery System
      • Sustainable Building Construction using steel and drywall construction
      • Designated lots for hybrid cars
      • Use of alternative source of water for ground improvement works


      The Quartz

      Project Description
      The Quartz is a condominium housing development comprising 1 block of 17-storey, 6 blocks of 18-storey and 2 blocks of 19-storey residential building with a shop unit, basement car park and communal facilities.  The development comprises 625 units and is located at the junction of Sengkang Central, Buangkok Drive and Compassvale Bow.

      Green Features:




      Xilinx Asia Pacific HQ

      Project Description
      Xilinx Asia Pacific Headquarters consisting of a 6-Storey Office Cum Business Park Development located within Changi Business Park.

      Green Features:


      • Energy efficient air-conditioning system
      • Interior and Exterior Landscaping has been used to enhance the external areas and improve the internal office quality and overall improvement of the microclimate. Water features on the First and Fourth Storey assist to lower the surrounding temperature.
      • Innovative use of heat pipe
      • Use of desiccant dehumidifier
      • Use of “Trio Heat-Source” Hot Water System
      • Use of Centralized Lighting Management System which is linked to Building Management System via IT backbone
      • Installation of LED street lightings along the building edge as decorative lighting.
      • Use of high performance low-emissivity double glazing unit for all external windows and full height ‘shop-front’ glass
      • Maximise day lighting into office floors by limiting floor depth to not more than 10 metres; this also enhances visual connectivity with external natural environment
      • Extensive use of low VOC paint & to zero-formaldehyde-emission carpet improve indoor air-quality
      • Extensive use of T5 lights in offices, car park and operational floors.
      • Use of motion detection system integrated with lighting in meeting rooms, toilets, car park & staircases.
      • Use of recycled condensate water for landscape irrigation
      • Energy savings per year: $500,000 per year


      Singapore Flyer

      Project Description
      Singapore Flyer comprises a 3-Storey Terminal Building housing retail and entertainment outlets linked to a 2-Storey Carpark Building at the Marina Promontory. The Giant Observation Wheel (GOW) on Singapore Flyer will be a 150 meters diameter rotating GOW with 28 fully air-conditioned capsules that rises more than 165 meters high to provide a breathtaking panoramic view.

      Green Features:


      • Rooftop gardens or sky terraces to reduce urban heat island and energy consumption in buildings.
      • Use of environmentally friendly materials for construction.
      • All common areas are installed with high frequency ballast to improve occupant comfort.
      • Use of energy efficient LED lighting.


       The Solitaire

      Project Description
      A residential condominium with 3 blocks of 12 storey (total 59 units) with communal facilities at 40 Steven Road/ 5 Balmoral Park.

      Green Features:


      • Use of bio-fuel for construction equipment
      • Use of motion and lux sensors for staircase half landing and private lift lobby
      • Use of recycling aggregate for single story structure
      • Use of pneumatic waste collection system with provision of additional chute for recyclable refuse
      • Provision of green roof and vertical green


      Cliveden At Grange

      Project Description
      A condominium development comprising erection of 4 blocks of 24 storey flats (total :110 units) with basement carparks, swimming pool and communal facilities at Grange Road/Jalan Arnap.

      Green Features:


      • ‘Green’ Clubhouse with photo-catalyst coating with water film cooling system, green roof, heat pump to heat up water for showers and ventilation at changing rooms (natural)
      • The ‘Green’ Clubhouse also serve as a Green Educational Centre to create awareness and promote environment friendly features and good practices to the residents
      • Wireless lighting on/off and dimming switches for all apartment units
      • Centralised recyclables refuse chute with pneumatic collection system


      Shelford Suites

      Project Description
      A residential development with 3 blocks of 5 storey  flats (total 77 units) with basement carpark, attic, swimming pool & ancilliary communal facilities at 16,16A & 16B Shelfort Road.

      Green Features:


      • Light pipe for basement carpark
      • PV for management office and heat pump for club house toilet
      • Motion sensors for staircase half landing
      • Pneumatic waste collection system
      • Green roof


      City Square Mall

      Project Description
      City Square Mall is a 9 Storey Commercial Development comprising of a Retail Podium from the 1st to 5th Sty, an  Institutional Tower from the 6th to 9th Sty &  4 levels of basements consisting of  2 levels of  Car park, 2 levels of  Retail & other Ancillary Facilities including an Urban Park / Sunken Plaza @ Kitchener Road & Serangoon Road.

      Green Features:


      • Use of building integrated photovoltaics to harness solar energy
      • Fabric Sun Screen for Curtain Wall at North West Elevation to mitigate the heat  passing thru the clear glass façade curtain wall
      • Energy Efficient LED lighting for Façade
      • Energy Efficient  Lifts, Escalators and Travellators – Designed w/ auto-lighting & ventilation fans, VVVFD & slow-down feature.
      • Intensive Green Roof to lower ambient temperature and heat gain into the building.
      • Sun Path and Shadow Casting Modeling was conducted for an efficient & effective analysis of  the sun path’s  effect &  sun’s shadow effect on the building for energy efficiency enhancement.
      • Twin chute (organic & inorganic waste) pneumatic waste disposal system to improve the indoor air quality.
      • Priority parking for Hybrid cars that reduces environmental impact.
      • Atrium with indoor trees creates a green environment and helps to absorb noise & reverberation.
      • Real time display of indoor environmental performance for public awareness.
      • Expected Energy savings per year: $2mil


      One Shenton

      Project Description
      A residential development comprising 43/50 storey of flats (341 units) with swimming pool and communal facilities at 1 Shenton Way.

      Green Features:


      • Use of pneumatic twin refuse chute
      • Use of motion sensors for staircase half landing and private lift lobbies
      • Bio pond


      Buckley 18

      Project Description
      Buckley 18 is a condominium development comprising of 2 blocks of 5 storey residentail building located at Buckley Road. This freehold development has 49 units consisting of 2, 3, 4 bedroom apartments.

      Green Features:


      • The building orientation is north south oriented, minimizing the west facing facades. West facing facades are designed mainly as RC gable end walls. Cool paint is also applied to the gable end walls.
      •  Rainwater is harvested to be used for irrigation purposes. Drip irrigation has also been used as an efficient form of irrigation.
      • Environmentally friendly materials are extensively used. They include precast drains, wheel stoppers and road kerbs using recycled aggregates; Playground equipment and wood products using recycled material; Recycled milled waste for earth control measures.
      • Green walls and green roof are located at the club
    • ...Energy Saving due to Green features: $700,000 per year   People Association Headquarter Project Description The People's Association Headquarters is used as offices, meeting rooms, performances arts...

    • Project Description
      A residential building consisting of 16 units arranged in 5 storeys and attic floor is located at Nassim Hill in Tanglin area, a strategic location in Singapore.

      Green Features:


      • Southwest and Northeast oriented
      • Energy efficient air conditioning, refrigerator, T5 and LED lighting
      • Gas water heater


      71 Robinson Road

      Project Description
      Proposed Erection of 15-Storey Building with 2 Levels of Carparks

      Green Features:


      • Water Efficient Irrigation and landscaping is achieved from harvested rainwater and NEWater
      • Photo cell for are installed at office perimeter downlight to maximize usage of day lighting.
      • Low Flow High Temperature chilled water system are implemented using less energy for cooling
      • Priority car park lots allocated for fuel efficient green vehicles like hybrid cars as an encouragement to the car users.



      Project Description
      Latitude is a condominium development located at Jalan Mutiara off River Valley Road comprising of 127 units in total, offering a choice of 2-, 3- and 4-bedroom apartments. Lush landscaping, free-form swimming pools and serene water features frame the development.

      Green Features:


      • Extensive landscape at the e-deck, green roofs at the clubhouse and gymnasium, planting in the basement and planters on building façade provide lush greenery.
      • Use of energy efficient light fittings in common areas, inverter air-conditioning system with energy green labels and VVVF lifts reduce energy consumption
      • Online portal with green building guide to educate residents on the energy efficient features of the apartment unit and development


      Fuji Xerox Towers

      Project Description
      38 Storey Commercial cum Office Building with Basement Carpark at 80 Anson Road

      Green Features:


      • Chiller System Optimization program
      • Use of Heat Pipe to reduce Relative Humidity in the room without consuming energy
      • Use of Ultrasonic sensors for toilets and Motion sensors for staircases / Photosensors for carpark entrance and exit to reduce energy consumption in lightings
      • Use of CO sensors at basement carpark to control mechanical ventilation fans
      • Provision of condensate water collection system to reduce water consumption and to increase chiller system efficiency
      • Provision of recycling bins at common area and recycling paper collection system with cleaning contractor


      City House

      Project Description
      City House is an existing building located at 36 Robinson Road. It has 23 storeys with a total GFA of 20,050 sq m.

      Green Features:


      • Chiller System Optimization program
      • Energy Efficient Lightings and lifts
      • Use of High Frequency Ballast to reduce energy consumption
      • Provision of recycling bins at common area and recycling paper collection system with cleaning contractor
      • Use of CO2 sensors to regulate CO2 level in the room


      The Turquoise

      Project Description
      A Condominium Housing Development Comprising of 2 Blks of 6-Storey Residential Building (Total 91 units) with 1 Basement Carpark, Swimming Pool and Ancillary Facilities at Cove Drive, Sentosa.

      Green Features:


      • North-South orientation with short sides facing East-West, thus minimizing heat gain.
      • Use of low voc internal paint and recycled products eg. Carpets, drainage cells and green label products ie. paint and waterproofing
      • Use of pneumatic refuse conveyance system and siphonic drainage system


      Urban Resort Condominium

      Project Description
      A condominium residential development comprising 1 block of 18 storeys and 1 block of 20 storey with basement carpark, swimming pool at 32 & 32A Cairnhill Road.

      Green Features:


      • Use of motion sensors and photo sensors at lift lobbies and clubhouse changing room
      • Use of energy efficient water heater with heat elevator
      • Use of LED lighting for landscape and bathrooms night lights


       Wilkie Studio at 86 Wilkie Road

      Project Description
      Wilkie Studio comprises of 3 blocks of 4-storey luxury apartments. Located at Wilkie Road, the freehold development has 40 exclusive luxury units with basement car park and swimming pool.

      Green Features:


      • [Conserving existing CBP wall and create 800m2 of perimeter green wall system
      • 100% prefabricated bathroom
      • 100% recycled drywall partition system to all units.
      • 100% screedless floor system to all units
      • 100% recycled compressed marble floor finish for all units
      • 100% recycled honeycomb door for all units
      • 100% 4 ticks fridge and multi-split aircon system]
      • Rainwater harvesting and automatic water-drip irrigation system.
      • Twin chute pneumatic refuse chute system with recycling facilities
      • On Site Water Recycling Plant


      Applied Materials Building

      Project Description
      The Applied Materials facility at Changi Business Park is 6 storeys high, incorporating 2 basement levels of car park. The building has a GFA of 19,225.07sqm  A major architectural feature of the building are the terraces at the 3rd and 5th and 6th storeys of the building and the internal sky lit atrium linking the 5th and 6th storeys of the building.

      Green Features:


      • Energy Efficient Air-Conditioning system in VAV air-distribution, District Cooling System and high chilled water delta-temperature design (7 °C).
      • Energy Efficient lighting system with Facilities Management software to provide precise control of the lighting system. Motion sensors for after-hours lighting control and toilet lighting system for all times.
      • Water Efficient fittings for all toilets, such as dual flush systems and motion sensor taps, fitted with flow regulating thimbles.
      • ISO 14000 compliant building maintenance and management practices performed by selecting Facilities Management supplier that is ISO 14000 certified.
      • Recycling bins for plastic, cans and paper waste provided at every pantries in the building.
      • Carbon Monoxide monitoring system for basement car park mechanical ventilation system.


      9 Tampines Grande

      Project Description
      Proposed Erection of A Block of 8-Storey Office Building with One Level of Basement Carpark on HDB Land Parcel P15 Lot 2559K Mk 29 at Tampines Grande (Tampines Planning Area)

      Green Features:


      • Photovoltaic Cells 100 kWp]
      • Building Integrated Photovoltaic at the west facade 7 kWp
      • Solar air conditioning system
      • Newater for toilet flushing
      • Photo sensors to control perimeter lighting
      • Rainwater collection system (70m3)
      • Heat recovery wheel and heat pipe for PAU
      • Motion sensors used in staircase and toilets
      • Non-chemical water treatment system for cooling tower


      Kim Tian Green

      Project Description
      A HDB housing development located along Kim Tian Road. (1100 units, 7 blocks)

      Green Features:


      • Energy efficient lifts
      • Rooftop greening
      • Used recycled materials


      Punggol Vista

      Project Description
      A HDB housing development at Punggol Central. (7 blocks, 628 units, 16 storeies)

      Green Features:


      • Energy efficient lifts
      • Rooftop greening
      • Used recycled materials


      Clementi N4 C8

      Project Description
      HDB flats located at Clementi Ave 1 with 11 blocks and 2234 units.

      Green Features:


      • Energy efficient lifts
      • Rooftop greening
      • Used recycled materials


      The URA Centre

      Project Description
      The URA Centre is the HQ of the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA).  The building displays good urban design with its good massing, circulation and linkages with its surrounding.  The Podium block is kept low at 5 storeys so that it blends with the adjacent low-rise conservation developments while the 16 storey slab block office is built to compliment the neighbouring high rise office buildings. The podium and tower is connected by a 5-storey high glass atrium, which functions as an amenity core.

      Green Features:


      • All windows use low emission double-glazed light green glass and are sunshaded reducing solar radiation and transmission without compromising visibility.
      • First in Singapore using the Miconic M10 Lift Control System which conserves energy through reduced stoppages, shorter average waiting time and lesser number of trips each lift has to make.
      • Natural ventilation and lighting in the 5-storey high glass central atrium by means of stratum airconditioning system and low emission skylight glass ceiling respectively.
      • Use of energy efficient fluorescent lightings with high frequency electronic ballast in offices and motion detection system in toilets and lift lobbies.
      • Effective sequencing of chillers operation through the Building Automation System which optimises the number of chillers used to meet the varying heatloads during the day thus achieving efficient use of energy.


      River Valley High School & Hostel

      Project Description

      Green Features:


      • Adopted good building envelope design for right orientation and maximizing natural daylighting.
      • Used energy efficient fittings such as lightings, lighting controls, air-conditioning and lifts.
      • All sanitary fitting met at least the very good ratings from PUB’s WELS.
      • Used recyclable vinyl tiles and carpets.  Pre-cast panels are specified for all internal walls. These materials have undergone a production process sensitive to the environment.
      • Use of HF electronic ballasts to all fluorescent luminaries for better lighting.



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