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    • Plaza Singapura

      Project Description
      Plaza Singapura is a 7-storey shopping & entertainment complex with 2 basements comprising a hypermart, departmental stores, shops, restaurants and cinemas. It is located at 68 Orchard Road with direct linkage to the Dhoby Ghaut MRT interchange and the North-East MRT line, as well as the proposed LRT line to the downtown Civic and Business District.

      Green Features:

       

      • Low-e argon-filled double-glazed atrium skyroof for superior performance against heat and glare, while tapping desired level of daylight.
      • The introduction of high performance chillers.  The performance monitoring exercise have revealed approx. 20% energy saving.
      • Travellators are installed with energy conservation devices.
      • 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 studios and other supporting facilities.  The field is used from time to time for large-scale activities, rehearsals and performance practices.  The new headquarter is located at 9 King George's Avenue, adjacent to Jalan Besar Sports Complex.

      Green Features:

       

      • A concerted effort was made to naturally ventilate the double-volume entrance foyer and 5-storey central atrium.  By orientating the buildings towards the Northeast, the strongest prevailing wind is encouraged to cross ventilate through the entrance foyer, central atrium and sky garden.  Openings in the atrium skylight also promote stack effect, capitalizing on the pressure differentials for air circulation within the atrium.  38% of the total GFA is naturally ventilated, contributing to great savings in energy conservation using passive cooling.
      • Extensive landscaping is provided in the new headquarters, such as the open field, internal courtyards and roof gardens, constituting 52% of the total site area.
      • Use of computational simulation program to analyze shading to enhance energy efficiency
      • Air contamination control system.
      • Solar powered landscape bollards.]
      • Anti-termite mesh.
      • Lightshelves to enhance daylight penetration deep into the building interior.
      • Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) to harness solar energy.
      • Cool paint that is applied on the building façade reduces the surface temperatures and is also resistant to dirt, dust, chemicals, weather, micro-organism including mould and fungus.
      • Expected energy saving per year: S$256,285

       

      Casa Merah

      Project Description
      The project is located at Tanah Merah Kechil Avenue, within Bedok Planning Area, Singapore. The development comprising 556 residential units within 12 tower blocks, basement carpark, tennis court, swimming pool, clubhouse and communal facilities.

      Green Features:

       

      • Use cool paint to west facing external wall.
      • Integrating Grassed Swales, a Water Sensitive Urban Design’s (WSUD’s) Concept, into development for storm water conveyance, screening and removal of gross pollutants from storm water runoff.
      • Integrating Floating Fountain @ Bio-Pond as part of landscape water feature.

       

      UE Print Media Hub

      Project Description
      A 5-storey industrial building located at 61 Tai Seng Avenue.

      Green Features:

       

      • Daylighting design
      • Provision of 11.1% of the site areas with greenery
      • Used water efficient plants

       

      HDB Hub

      Project Description
      Conveniently located at the heart of Toa Payoh and served by an integrated transport system with the MRT and S'pore's first air-conditioned bus interchange, the HDB Hub is a commercial mixed development with retail and office components. It comprises a 33-storey and a 28-storey block, a 6-storey atrium, and 6 other low rise commercial blocks.

      Green Features:

       

      • Efficient District Cooling System.
      • Carpark ventilation design incorporating natural air vents, minimization of air ducts, jet fans and CO monitoring system helps save $550,000 of energy a year.
      • TiO² Treated Waterless Urinals to enhance water efficiency.
      • UVC emitters to improve air quality and keeping the air-conditioning system’s cooling capacity to an optimal level.
      • Facilities Booking System to automate the booking of 57 meeting rooms, a large auditorium and retail mall area. This system is fully integrated with the IBMS, office automation system (i.e. Lotus email system), accounting system, HVAC and lighting control, card access and intelligent display system to save energy and automate billing. This has resulted in cutting down of unnecessary wastage.
      • Energy Savings due to Green Features: about $2.8 million per year.

       

      One Jervois

      Project Description
      One Jervois is a condominium housing development comprising 2 blocks of 12-storey residential building with attic, basement & landscape deck car park and communal facilities. The development comprises 275 units and is located at Jervois Close.

      Green Features:

       

      • Thermal insulating paint to all external walls for entire development to reduce solar heat gain and energy consumption.
      • Use of energy efficient equipment such as energy efficient lightings in common areas, inverter air-conditioning system with energy green labels and motor-roomless lifts.
      • Rainwater harvesting integrated with automated irrigation system enabling savings in water usage.
      • Use of pneumatic waste conveyance system.
      • Features in the unit that enhances energy efficiency, water efficiency and indoor environmental quality.
      • Expected energy saving per year: S$311,830

       

      The Metropolitan Condominium

      Project Description
      The Metropolitan is a condominium housing development comprising 2 blocks of 45-storey residential building with basement car park, sky terrace, swimming pool and communal facilities. The development comprises 382 units and is located next to the Redhill MRT station.

      Green Features:

       

      • Building orientation with 100% North South facing.
      • Extensive landscape at e-deck, planters on building façade and sky garden at 22nd storey provide a total of 8106m2greenery for the development.
      • Rainwater harvesting system channels rainwater from the roof to rainwater collection tanks located at 22nd storey.  The water will be used for automatic irrigation of landscaped areas.
      • Energy efficient light fittings which the lamps are made of recycled material will be extensively used for common areas.
      • The used of environment friendly and recycle materials manufactured locally or overseas for doors, wardrobes, lamps, rubber floorings, waterproof membrane and dry wall partitions.
      • Expected energy saving per year: S$545,600

       

      Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore

      Project Description
      GMS, Graduate medical school is Joint Venture of Duke University & National University of Singapore to establish an American-style graduate medical education program in Singapore with the focus on producing physician-scientists. It is a 1 block of 13 storey building, designs to house graduate medical education facilities capable of meeting the needs of at least 50-person classes, research facilities and also organize the functions to foster interactive learning between students and faculty. GMS is located at College Road at Outram SGH Campus.

      Green Features:

       

      • Energy efficient features include efficient lighting using T5 HF electronic ballasts, dimmers, motion detectors in all toilets, lifts with VVVF mode, energy efficient A/C systems, heat recovery system, pre- cooled fresh air (round-around coil), waste heat from cooling tower, electrical sub-meters link to BMS.
      • Water efficient features include condensate water collection which can save up to 47% of PUB water to top up cooling tower and irrigation for sky terraces, less water-consume trees and plants for greenery, “WELS Very good” rating fittings, water sub-meters link to BMS, chemical water treatment programme for cooling tower for better water cycles.
      • Operational management systems include bedding dispensing and disposal system and provision for recycled bins at recycled corner, Nitrogen Gas Fire suppression system.

       

      St. Thomas Suites

      Project Description
      A condominium housing development comprising 2 blocks of 33-storey apartments (total 176 units) with basement carpark and communal facilities at St Thomas Walk.

      Green Features:

       

      • Provision of pneumatic waste collection system
      • Solar powered light emitting tiles & solar powered bollard lighting at landscape areas
      • Sun pipes with e-deck for natural lighting to basement car park

       

      The Meyer Condominium

      Project Description
      The Seafront on Meyer is a condominium housing development comprising 3 blocks of 24 storey residential building with a basement car park, single storey clubhouse, swimming pools and communal facilities. The development comprises 327 no of luxury units and is located at Meyer Road.

      Green Features:

       

      • Solar studies conducted to enhance the building energy performance.
      • Balconies, planter boxes, vertical trellies and RC ledges are provided to shade the building’s envelope. Aluminium sliding screens are further added to shade the master bedroom window openings.
      • Rooms are designed to optimize the use of natural ventilation and daylighting.
      • Energy efficient inverter air-conditioning system
      • Use of solar panels to extract the sun's energy and turn it into usable energy—electricity for guard house and landscape lightings’ power.
      • Energy efficient light fittings and lamps which are made of recycled material will be extensively used for common areas.
      • Expected energy saving per year: S$698,950

       

      ClementiWoods Condominium

      Project Description
      A condominium  housing development comprising 7 Blocks of 5-Storey Apartments with attic (Total: 240 units) with Basement Carparks, swimming pool and communal facilities at West Coast Road.

      Green Features:

       

      • Use of thermal insulating paint to external façade wall to reduce solar heat gain.
      • Use of energy efficient equipment (e.g. energy saving & timer lightings in common areas, inverter air-con system, gas heater for units and energy efficient lift system)
      • Intensive and extensive landscaping including green roof; vertical / horizontal green screening, green “column” and bio-filter aquatic pond to regulate micro-climate
      • Water efficient dual flush sanitary wares & fittings for units and sensor at common area toilets
      • Rainwater harvesting for e-deck landscaping irrigation

       

      AALTO

      Project Description
      A condominium housing development comprising of 2 blocks of 27-storey condominium flats (total 196 units) development with 1 basement carpark, clubhouse, swimming pool and communal facilities at 191 & 193 Meyer Road.

      Green Features:

       

      • Use of pneumatic waste collection system with inverter controller
      • Use of motion sensor lighting at all apartment unit private lift lobby, changing room and commons staircases leading down to basement carpark
      • Provision of rooftop garden to clubhouse
      • Collection of AC condensate water for irrigation use
      • Collection of rainwater for landscape irrigation use

       

       4 Ontario Avenue

       

       

      Project Description
      4/6 Ontario Avenue is a unit of 2-storey detached dwelling house with attic at 4/6 Ontario Ave.

      Green Features:

       

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      The Orchard Residences

      Project Description
      The Orchard Residences is a super luxurious residential landmark development located in the heart of Orchard Road. This iconic development will be the tallest building on Orchard Road offering spectacular panoramic views and 7,000 sqm of fully landscaped gardens and amenities.

      Green Features:

       

      • ‘Parabienta’ Green wall system is used to vertically green part of the building facade on 2nd floor of the Development along footpath adjacent to Orchard Boulevard. The system is lightweight and provides consistent greening.
      • Rooftop Gardens and Landscaping.
      • Photocell sensors are used along Building Perimeter in Observation Deck and Sky Garden to reduce lighting levels by dimmers in response to amount of available daylight.
      • Rain sensors at Environment Deck are provided to control and limit extent of watering time by water-efficient Timer controlled Drip-Irrigation System.
      • Solar Powered Lighting to harness the use of sunlight.
      • Expected energy saving per year: S$181,600

       

      Orchard Turn Retail Mall

      Project Description
      The Orchard Turn Development is a major landmark Retail cum Residential development  fronting Orchard Road. The Retail Podium consists of 4 storeys of subterranean retail and F&B spaces directly connected to the Orchard MRT station and linking to other major adjacent developments. It also has 4 storeys of above ground retail and F&B spaces, a 3,000 sqm covered Public Event Square, an Art Exhibition space and 4 storeys of carpark spaces.

      Green Features:

       

      • ‘Parabienta’ Green wall system is used to vertically green part of the building facade on 2nd floor of the Development along footpath adjacent to Orchard Boulevard. The system is lightweight and provides consistent greening.
      • Photocell sensors are used along building perimeter in Observation Deck and Art Exhibition space to reduce lighting levels by dimmers in response to amount of available daylight.
      • 1.5m deep planters are provided at the Environmental Deck at roof level of the Retail  Podium  for landscape lush shrubs and trees and to minimise heat transfer to carpark and podium areas below.
      • Transparent Media Wall using LED lights with separation gaps admits daylight into the retail interiors and achieves visual transparency.
      • NEWater  for Cooling Tower Make-up Tank.
      • Expected Energy savings per year: $470,000

       

      Raffles City Tower and Raffles City Shopping Centre

      Project Description
      Raffles City comprise of a 40-storey office tower, a 3 level and a basement shopping podium, 3 levels of basement car parks. The development occupies an approximate site area of 26,000m2, which was also embraced by four busy roads leading to the heart of the commercial, leisure and financial centres in the area as well as the upcoming Integrated Resort at Marina Bay.

      Green Features:

       

      • High Frequency Ballast Car Park Light Fittings.
      • Motion-detector for activation of  toilet lightings.
      • Shading Aluminium Strips at Garden Court Skylight.
      • Use of daylighting.
      • Rooftop landscaping to lower facade temperature

       

      Golden Shoe Car Park

      Project Description
      10-storey car park located at 50 Market street.

      Green Features:

       

      • Use of LED lamps
      • Use of high frequency ballast to reduce flickering of lights
      • Provision of 6.5% of the site areas with greenery

       

      HSBC Building

      Project Description
      HSBC Building is a prime office building in Raffles Place, which is located at the heart of Singapore?s financial and commercial hub. The 999-year leasehold property comprises a 21-storey office block and three basement levels with a total net lettable area of 18,624 sqm as at 31 December 2005.

      Green Features:

       

      • Landscaping along the building perimeter.
      • Sub-meters installed at all cooling tower to monitor the water consumption.
      • Use of water efficient fittings.

       

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      Project Description
      HDB’s Demo Eco Precinct is a public housing residential development consisting of 7 16-storey residential block with a total of 712 dwelling units, of which there are 98 3-rooms units, 600 4-room units and 14 5-room loft units.  The development occupies a total site area of approximately 2.9Ha and is located at the junction of Punggol Road, Punggol Drive and Punggol Place.

      Green Features:

       

      • The residential block are generally north-south oriented, thus minimizing heat gain and maximizing ventilation as it also faces the prevailing winds.  Design of the residential unit also attempts to maximize daylight and provide effective cross-ventilation, thus reducing energy usage.
      • Extensive green has also been provided to some areas of the rooftop to help reduce heat gain to the topmost residential units.
      • Residential units are installed with water-efficient fittings, such as the dual flushing cum integrated basin-toilet pedestal system.
      • Rainwater is harvested at the rooftop of each residential block to help reduce the usage of potable water at common area.
      • Solar panels are also provided at the rooftop to harvest solar energy and motion sensors provided at strategic locations to also help reduce energy consumption from the Grid.
      • Recycling is also encouraged via the convenient provision of a centralized refuse chute for recyclable waste at every residential block. Recycling bins are also provided along common areas like the landscape deck.

       

      Hong Wen School

      Project Description
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      Green Features:

       

      • 30% improvement lighting as compared to the base code
      • Use of Solatube to bring in light from external into 1st storey Foyer Space.
      • The depth of most classrooms is not more than 9.5m to allow for natural daylighting.
      • Use Water-saving sanitary wares.
      • Use Light-weight Roof Garden System over the Classroom Blocks.
      • Provide CO2 sensor for library & staff room.

       

      Goodwood Residence

      Project Description
      12-Storey Condominium Development with 210 dwelling units at Bukit Timah Road.

      Green Features:

       

      • The building facades incorporate Green Walls with lush vegetations to reduce the ambient temperature and providing a lush greening façade
      • Infiltration trenches built at the base of the adjoining Goodwood Hill to collect and filter groundwater before channeling to rainwater harvesting tank
      • Waste generated by the demolition of the existing building is utilized as part of a “Zero Building Waste” concept. Demolished concrete is reduced into aggregates that can be used to make precast internal walls for the new building.
      • Pneumatic collection system – Double refuse chutes are provided in each service lobby for the separation of recyclable and non-recyclable wastes.
      • Operable sunscreens – The building façade is sheathed in a layer of operable metal sunscreens which serve to shade the apartments but are also open enough to allow for good natural ventilation.

       

       Capitaland Institute of Management & Business (CLIMB) @ Sentosa

       

       

      Project Description
      Set on the island of Sentosa, the new CapitaLand Institute of Management and Business (CLIMB) is a colonial-style building adapted and restored for innovative reuse of space. The two-storey building has now been transformed into office, training rooms and facilities conducive for learning. CLIMB is set up by CapitaLand, one of the largest listed real estate companies in Singapore and Asia, as a learning centre for continuous knowledge-transfer and professional development amongst its employees.

      Green Features:

       

      • Restoration, Conservation and Adaptive Reuse of Whole Building
      • Rainwater harvesting system to store collected rainwater in an underground tank and then deliver the filtrated rainwater to water points for general washing and irrigation purposes
      • Conservation of mature trees

       

      Memories at Old Ford Factory

      Project Description
      The National Archives of Singapore (NAS) has restored the Old Ford Factory, a gazetted national monument, because of its historical significance as the venue of the British Surrender to the Japanese on 15 February 1942. The building of a new repository block was carried out together with the restoration of the Old Ford Factory to meet the long term storage needs of NAS. The restored Old Ford Factory now houses a permanent gallery featuring the exhibition Syonan Years: Singapore Under Japanese Rule, 1942 - 1945?.

      Green Features:

       

      • The National Archives of Singapore (NAS) has restored the Old Ford Factory, a gazetted national monument, because of its historical significance as the venue of the British Surrender to the Japanese on 15 February 1942.
      • The building of a new repository block was carried out together with the restoration of the Old Ford Factory to meet the long term storage needs of NAS.
      • The restored Old Ford Factory now houses a permanent gallery featuring the exhibition “Syonan Years: Singapore Under Japanese Rule, 1942 - 1945”. Memories at Old Ford Factory Going Green
      • In the development of Memories at Old Ford Factory (Memories), sustainability and efficient resource management were two key considerations of NAS besides authenticity and faithfulness in the restoration processes. The four principles of waste management – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Recover - were deeply entrenched in the philosophy of site management and redevelopment throughout the 20 odds months of building and restoring works - both the construction of the new archives repository as well as the set up of the exhibition gallery. Through a number of ‘Green’ innovations, NAS hopes to see MOFF turns into a model site where energy and resource consumption is efficient and running cost is maintained at low levels over time. However, the implementation of these ‘Green’ features does not only bring cost benefits to the operation of the facilities and compound. Instead, these features also serve as illustrations of the relevance of the stories and lessons on innovation and perseverance told in the exhibition to our lives today. These lessons emphasize the importance of sustainability in the use of resources as well as the value of perseverance in finding creative ways to adapt and get around resource scarcity.
      • For example, part of the exhibition is about the critical role of water in the Malayan Campaign. When key reservoirs in Singapore fell into Japanese hands during the campaign, the loss of water supply became one of the key considerations of the British in making the decision to surrender. Likewise today, water continues to be a vital resource for Singapore. Without unlimited access to fresh water, conservation of water and its sustainable management is more important than ever before for Singapore. In this context, the implementation of the rainwater harvesting system thus has greater meaning and connection to the exhibition at Memories. 1. Lighting exhibition displays with cool lights instead of conventional halogen lights traditionally used in museums
      • Within the exhibition gallery, Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) and Fibre Optic lighting (FOL) systems are adopted as the only sources of display lighting. The objective is to steer the gallery away from the use of conventional halogen systems that are traditionally found in many museums and art galleries. While this move may have resulted a slight higher set up cost in the beginning, we were motivated by other long-term benefits that we could harvest from the use of LEDs and FOL, as outlined below: 
      • i. The combination of LEDs and FOLs in the gallery at Memories, presents an advantage over the halogen system in terms of their lower energy consumption. Based on the required usage of the gallery, had we adopted the halogen system, we would have consumed 7,883W more power, or nearly 80% more than what the gallery now consumed: 2,192W. (Annex 1 shows the breakdown & comparison) 
      • ii. Although the gallery did not display many original records that are extremely sensitive to UV, reproduction of exhibits is expensive too and if we could prolong the exhibit lifespan, it means reduction of recurrent cost. The use of UV-free LED and FOL thus poses a tremendous advantage over the halogen system as the exhibits will be less susceptible to fading and light damages arising from heat, etc. Furthermore, with significantly lower heat emission from LED and FOL, the amount of stress exerted on the gallery air-conditioning is also reduced.2. Harnessing of solar energy to supplement exhibition display lightingTaking energy conservation efforts in the gallery a step further, we have been harnessing solar energy at Memories since September 2006 to supplement the powering of exhibition display lights. Currently, 86.4 kWh of power consumed by LED light fixtures within the gallery monthly is totally drawn from solar energy. Correspondingly, 1,036.8 kWh of “clean” solar energy is used yearly. This was possible also because LED lights in general consume much lower power than halogen lights. 
      • In line with the principles of waste management, various materials from the original building as well as other building projects were recycled and integrated into the exhibition gallery as displays. From the original Ford building, damaged mosaic tiles and green tinted glass were re-used in a mosaic map display, which is the center piece of the gallery.Fences that once surrounded the Old Parliament House are now used in the gallery as an installation art, lending a symbolic meaning from their distinctly colonial design to exhibits at the “Internment of POWs” section, as well as in the external landscape of Memories as a safety barrier to prevent visitors from wandering unknowingly to the steep slopes at the corners of our compound.4. Recovering of rainwater to irrigate plants and food crops in the garden and natural landscapes of Memories.
      • Beyond the gallery premises, the exhibition continues in the “Syonan Garden” which cultivates wartime food crops such as rice, sweet potatoes and tapioca. With rainwater harvesting technology, rainwater is collected and channeled for watering the garden. Memories is able to collect up to 9 m3 of rainwater weekly, with a day of continuous rainfall or equivalent in a week.With sufficient rainfall, the system is able to provide recycled rainwater to irrigate the garden and surrounding landscapes of Memories for two hours each day. This saves approximately 468 m3 of potable water used yearly. Come September 2007, the capacity of the system will be expanded further to a total of 1,508 m3 of potable water. The larger capacity will allow the landscapes of Memories to be fully watered by harvested rainwater, and generating further savings. 5. Roof garden at the archives repository block.  
      • The installation of a high density, low maintenance garden on the roof of the repository building is an innovative means of insulating our repositories from the Sun’s direct heat. Planted with hardy plants that requires little care, the roof garden is easily maintained. More importantly, the garden also reduces the temperature and area of the heat source that accumulates on the concrete roof. This brings down the amount of external heat that penetrates into the repositories directly below the roof.
      • With the roof garden and layers of insulation applied to the roof, a consistent 1-2 degrees drop in temperature in the repository immediately below the roof was achieved. 6. Eco-friendly functions and sustainable practices. In order to achieve sustainable resource management in the long term, eco-friendly functions and practices are observed in our daily operations. For example, the use of natural lighting is integrated as a display and presentation technique in several parts of the gallery. Other eco-friendly practices that have been integrated into the operations also include fertilizing and maintaining plants and landscapes with organic fertilizers rather than chemical fertilizers as well as the use of motion-sensor taps rather than push taps that can generate significant wastage of water. Dried leaves and weeds that are removed from the garden and landscapes are also recycled and made into organic fertilizers with a compose-maker. Plants and landscapes are also cleverly used in various parts of the centre for functional purposes. Bamboos, for example, are used in place of conventional steel screens to form a natural and aesthetically pleasing screen to shield the AHU from sight and dampen noise from the units. Similarly, plants are also planted along the slopes and driveway to act as natural safety barriers, in place of steel fences.

       

      Paterson Suites

      Project Description
      A residential development (total 102 units) at Paterson Road

      Green Features:

       

      • Building design which minimizes west facing windows and allows cross ventilation and natural light  through the units
      • Rain water harvesting and auto irrigation
      • Use of energy efficient features such as motion detectors for private lift lobbies & walk-in wardrobes, energy efficient air-conditioning, fridges and lifts

       

      The Orange Grove

      Project Description
      A condominium housing development comprising 1 block of 12-storey residential apartments (total 72 units) with attic, basement carpark and other ancillary facilities at Orange Grove Road.

      Green Features:

       

      [Use of energy efficient equipment such as lightings, air-conditionings and lifts.] [Use of Pneumatic waste conveyance system] [Use of solar energy for all energy requirements of the guard house

       

       The Vermont on Cairnhill

      Project Description
      A residential development comprising 123 units with basement carpark, tennis court, swimming pool and communal at Cairnhill Rise.

      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.

       

      Hillcrest Villa

      Project Description
      A residential development located along Hillcrest Road (beside National Junior College) with 163 units.

      Green Features:

       

      • Used 4-tick air-cons
      • Used Solar Panels
      • Heat Recovery System

       

      Verdure

      Project Description
      A condominium development consisting of one block of 5-storey residential apartments (69 units) and three pairs of 2-storey strata-titled residential semi-detached housing (6 units) with a basement carpark, swimming pool and communal facilities along Holland Road.

      Green Features:

       

      • Provision of Sun-shading, Low-E glass and thermal insulating paint treatment for western façade
      • Provision of titanium dioxide coating to external glazing for self-cleaning capability
      • Solar tube to convey daylighting to basement carpark

       

      Reflections@ Keppel Bay

      Project Description
      A condominium housing development comprising 1129 units with basement carpark, mini-mart & ancillary facilities at Telok Blangah Road/Bukit Chermin Road.

      Green Features:

       

      • Use of motion sensors at lift lobbies and clubhouse toilets
      • Provision of pneumatic waste collection system
      • Green roofs and green walls at substation, ESS and tennis courts.

       

      L'VIV

      Project Description
      A luxury boutique development, L.'VIV is a unique development conceived specifically for the well heeled urban elite, providing amenities and details for convenience, comfort and fun. Rising 32 storeys in a single tower, all 100 units are strategically designed with distant views to Orchard Road and the Bukit Timah Nature reserve.

      Green Features:

       

      • Building blocks are placed and oriented to reduce direct sunlight into the apartment units
      • Solar panel for common staircase lighting]
      • Extensive green wall and trellis at driveway

       

      The Riverine By The Park

      Project Description
      Condominium Development comprising of a block of 30 storey residential building (total: 96 units)with a basement carpark, swimming pool and communal facilities.

      Green Features:

       

      • Use of motion sensor for clubhouse toilets and private lift lobbies
      • Provision of green walls and green trellies
      • Chemical-free termite treatment system

       

      Halia

      Project Description
      A cluster housing development (total 32 units) at Hindhede Drive.

      Green Features:

       

      • Heat recovery system for hot water at clubhouse changing room and Use of LED lighting for main entrance signage with photovoltaic cell
      • Sun pipes are installed to distribute natural day lighting to the basement car park
      • Motion detectors to control basement car park lighting

       

      Humanities & Social Sciences Building at Nanyang Technological University

      Project Description
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      Green Features:

       

      • Use of 4 tick air conditioners
      • Sub meter to monitor the cooling load usage in chiller plant.
      • Motion sensor at toilet and photo cell sensor to control the perimeter lighting. 
      • HF electronic ballast in T8 light fitting

       

      Helios Residences

      Project Description
      2 blocks of 20-storey residential flat building (total: 140 units) with basement carpark, tennis court, swimming pool, clubhouse and communal facilities at cairnhill circle.

      Green Features:

       

      • Motion detectors to staircases
      • Rainwater collection tank for landscaping irrigation
      • Extensive landscaping at entrance levels. Planting vine extended vertically to the residential towers.

       

      Ocean Financial Centre

      Project Description
      Proposed New Erection of a 43 storey office building, A/A of existing Ocean Tower to a 5 storey carpark with 1st shopping & A/A to existing 3 basements with new underground pedestrian / shopping mall.

      Green Features:

       

      • Efficient Chiller Plantroom System - Use of Energy Efficient Plantroom system
      • Regenerative Drive Lift System - Use of Regenerative Drive System for all Low, Mid and High Rise Lifts
      • Efficient Lighting Control - Use of energy efficient lighting and motion sensors for all toilets and staircases. Provision of photosensor for controlling lobby lightings.
      • Extensive Landscaping, Roof Garden and Vertical Greening - Extensive vertical greening and roof gardens are designed for the development. Automatic and effective irrigation system for the large greenery area is adopted.
      • Photovoltaic Cells System - Use of building integrated photovoltaic to harness solar energy
      • Eco Office System - Eco Switch Control Programme provides an option for tenants to control the temperature and also light fittings to minimize the power consumption during off-peak and lunch hour
      • Paper Recycling Chute System - An integrated paper recycling facility providing a convenient way for various offices and users to recycle their paper waste. It will be a concerted effort by the building management to achieve 100% recycling of all paper

       

      Philips Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd - Toa Payoh Complex

      Project Description

      Philips Electronics Singapore’s Toa Payoh complex is located at 620A Lorong 1 Toa Payoh. The complex is built on a site area of 47,281 m2 and consists of four buildings – TP1, TP2, TP3 and TP4 – which have four to six levels each with basement car parks in two of them. The first building was built in 1972, with the latest addition of the fourth building in 1997.

      The Toa Payoh complex houses the Philips Innovation Campus, which brings together 1,300 development engineers and industrial designers with all of Philips’ development and design activities conducted under one roof. The Singapore Learning Center, Philips Healthcare’s first and largest dedicated facility for advanced medical equipment training in Asia Pacific, is also housed at the Toa Payoh complex. Also located in the Toa Payoh complex are the local sales organizations, industrial operations and support, and regional competence centers of Philips’ three sectors – Lighting, Healthcare and Consumer Lifestyle – which provide marketing and technical support to Asia Pacific.

      Green Features:

       

      • Adopted energy saving lighting solutions that resulted in annual saving of 353,500 kWh with pay back periods of 5 years.
      • Used more energy efficient LED lights for building signage instead of neon lamps.
      • Used water efficient water taps to save about 6500 m3 of water.
      • Rain water harvesting tank with capacity of three cubic meters was installed. Water collected is used for irrigation and washing of floor.
      • Extensive recycling activities, which recycled 212,000 kgs of wooden, carton, rejected products and papers in 2007.

       

      Trilights

      Project Description
      A residential development located along Newton Road. (152 units, 2 blocks)

      Green Features:

       

      • Used 4-tick air-cons
      • Sun Pipes
      • Rooftop greening

       

      Office Renovation at Apple Operations Europe, Singapore Branch

      Project Description

      Apple building is an existing three-storey light-industrial building, completed in 1988, with a Gross Floor Area of 28,000.34 m2, situated at 7 Ang Mo Kio Street 64, Singapore 569086. Apple occupies 21,688.30 m2. It’s tenant, ASE Singapore Pte Ltd, occupies 6,312.70 m2 of the premises.

      The building is of reinforced concrete with brick and wall plaster finish. It has metal roofing with steel truss. The building is fully air-conditioned and protected by water sprinkler fire fighting system.

      Apple’s underwent renovation work to all their offices in September 2007 and is due to complete in July 2008. Efforts were made during the renovation to implement green features and systems.

      Green Features:

       

      • T-5 fluorescent light fitting with electronic high frequency ballast are used to provide good visual comfort with energy savings.
      • Daylight-linking sensors are installed on light fittings near the windows to automatically dim the lights when there is sufficient daylight.
      • Variable Speed Drives are installed for all existing AHUs
      • The condensate water collected from the AHUs are recycled for the cooling make-up water.
      • Carbon Dioxide Sensors are installed to automatically modulate the fresh air intake to AHUs to reduce the aircon heat load.
      • Commitment and effort from the Apple management  to protect the environment and to maintain a comprehensive yet practical environmental management system.
      • Maintaining the indoor environmental quality through surveys and annual 3rd party audits.
      • The estimated savings is S$72,000.00 per year

       

      Tokio Marine Centre

      Project Description
      21 storey office development with a basement and 3rd storey carpark & sky terrace at 20 Mc Callum Street.

      Green Features:

       

      • High efficient Air-conditioning system
      • Motion senor for common toilet
      • Automated car parking system
      • Heat pipe for relative humidity control
      • VAV thermally diffuser
      • Automatic condenser tube cleaning system
      • Plasma Air Purifiers

       

      Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

      Project Description
      Modern yet tropical 320 rooms hotel with 5 star features located adjacent to Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3.

      Green Features:

       

      • Natural lit and natural ventilated corridors - All typical guest room floors are with naturally ventilated external corridors with maximized daylight. Energy saving from air-conditioning, pressurization and artificial lighting achieved with external corridors. All external corridors are provided with planters those act as sun shading devices. Planters with greenery reduce radiation and improve heat insulation.
      • Natural lit guest room toilets - Guestroom toilets are provided with artwork glass partition to benefit from daylight.
      • Re-Constituted timber Deck - Re-Constituted timber used for all timber decks. Re-Constituted timber is made of 60% recycled wood fiber.
      • Low VOC paints used for all internal areas
      • Centralized heat recovery pumps are used for the generation of hot water. Heat is recovered from condenser water
      • Cool air recovery pipes are used to cool the untreated fresh air before entering into pre-cool AHU for guestrooms.
      • Glass skylights are filled with water brings daylight into building without heat transfer. Heat transfer is minimised, since circulating water on the skylight effectively absorbs heat.

       

      Canadian International School @ Jurong West Street 41

      Project Description
      The Canadian International School @ Jurong West provides Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programmes for children of expatriates from Early Childhood Education to Grade 12.  The total GFA of the new campus at Jurong West is 28,708 m2. The school consist of a 3 storey high Admin Block, two wings of 5-storey high classrooms and a Gymnasium Block.  The school is located at Jurong West St 41 with easy access to the nearest bus stop and MRT stations (Lake Side, Chinese Garden, Jurong East via bus services).

      Green Features:

       

      • [Extensive greening with lakeside view gives a “School House in the Garden” concept
      • Use of daylighting and natural ventilation in atrium, open corridors and staircases
      • Thermal Energy Storage installed to balance the energy demand between peak and off-peak hours and enable chiller plant to operate at best efficiency
      • Electricity generated from photovoltaic cells is used feed into the lighting distribution board
      • Hot water heating is provided by air-to-water heat pumps.
      • Variable speed drives, VAV boxes, auto-tube cleaning of chiller condenser coils, exhaust air recovery and CO2 sensors are specified to constitute an energy efficient air conditioning system for the spaces.
      • Displacement ventilation installed to provide cooling in the auditorium.
      • Energy efficient lighting system is provided such as T5 lights with high frequency ballasts, photocells, timers and motion/occupancy sensors.
      • Light pipes are provided to maximize day lighting and reduce the need for lighting power.
      • Rainwater harvesting system for irrigation of landscape.
      • Water efficient sanitary fittings such as waterless urinals, self-delayed action closing taps and dual flush WCs were used.
      • Environmental Management System has been established to monitor and set target for energy and water usage on site, use of recycled materials during the construction and the school’s commitment to disseminate and promote the “green message” to the students in the form of Green Mascot, monthly Green and Garbage Free Days, Student Ecology Club and more.

       

      Riveria Gardens

      Project Description
      A block of 28-storey residential flats comprising 49 units with swimming pool and basement carpark at 8 River Valley Grove.

      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.

       

      313@ Somerset

      Project Description
      Proposed New Erection of 8-Storey Commercial Building with 3-Basements on Lots 01309C TS 21 at Orchard Road / Somerset Road

      Green Features:

       

      • Green Lease and Tenancy Collaboration.  Tenant’s provisions are specified in the Green Lease and there is a control on the energy usage (W/m2).
      • Carbon offsetting car-park. A small portion of the car-parking fees will be used to fund solar panels to be built on the development.  The intention is to offset the carbon of the vehicles getting to the mall.
      • Solar Panels to harness the sun’s energy to power up car-park lightings and barrier system.
      • Use Sprinkler Tank for Thermal Energy Storage Bank.
      • Waste heat recovery system to capture the heat rejected from the chiller, to heat up hot water to supply the entire mall’s requirement.
      • Carbon footprint studies for the embodied carbon of the development.

       

      Sage

      Project Description
      A residential development along Nassim Road with 7 blocks and 33 units.

      Green Features:

       

      • Used 4-tick air-cons
      • Energy efficient lifts
      • Sun Pipes

       

      The Regent Singapore

      Project Description
      The Regent Singapore – a Four Seasons Hotel, is built around a sun-filled atrium that ascends through the building’s 12-storey interior. It is conveniently located in the city’s most select area, central to the business district, the tranquil Botanic Gardens, and minutes away from Singapore’s most exclusive shopping and entertainment hub on Orchard Road. All 439 guestrooms, including 46 suites with private balconies, feature unique interior decor reflecting Southeast Asia's rich heritage.

      Green Features:

       

      • Normalized Energy Usage Intensity (EUI) for 2007 = 313 kWh/m2/year. The Normalized EUI during the award of Energy Smart Hotel label was 320 kWh/m2/year. There was a reduction of 2.19% of total energy consumption within 1 year.
      • Lighting system upgrading was e
    • 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.

       

      Latitude

      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
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      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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