Project Eligibility Criteria for Building Sector

 No Criteria  Sample projects
Adoption of Green Technology in the construction, management, maintenance and demolition of buildings.


  1. Building: Office, Shopping complex, Hospital & clinic, Hotel and resort, University/ college and research institution, factoring  building, exhibition hall and School, telecommunication tower, transmission tower and other type of building or structure as may be advised from time to time.

A Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
  1. Minimum EE Performance – Compliance to minimum requirement of MS1525:2007 (Code of Practice on Energy Efficiency and Use of Renewable Energy for Non-residential Buildings)
  1. Building envelope (Overall Thermal Transfer Value-OTTV or Roof Thermal Transfer Value- RTTV)
  2. High efficient equipment e.g. motor, chiller, pump, fan & blower, cooling tower, transformer, bioler and ballast.
  3. Boiler economizer or air pre-heater
  4. Control (Building Energy Management System- BEMS, Variaable Speed Drive, etc.)
  5. Enhanced post occupancy commissioning and verification and sustainable maintenance.
  6. Energy management
B Indoor Environmental Quality
  1. Minimum Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Performance- Minimum IAQ performance to enhance indoor air quality in building,  thus contributing to the comfort and well-being of the occupants.



  1. Low indoor air pollutants, mould prevention
  • Carbon Dioxide Monitoring and Control,
  • Good thermal comfort control system,
  • Effective air change
  • Acceptable lighting levels
  • Daylight glare control
  • Low internal noise levels.
  • Low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) level
C Materials & Resources
  1. Reuse materials, recycle content materials and construction waste management.
  1. Use of environmentally-friendly Refrigerants and Clean Agents.
  • Record of reuse and recycle content materials.
  • R-134a, Hydrocarbon refrigerant
 D Water Efficiency
  1. Rainwater Harvesting to reduce potable water consumption.
  2. Water Recycling to reduce potable water consumption.
  1. Water Efficient - Irrigation/ Landscaping - Encourage the design of system that does not require the use of potable water supply from the local water.
  2. Water Efficient Fittings - Encourage reduction in potable water consumption through use of efficient devices.
  3. Metering & Leak Detection System - Encourage the design of systems that monitors and manages water consumption. 
  • Rainwater Harvesting system


  • Dual piping to allow the use of grey water
  • Water efficient fittings
  • Metering & Leak Detection System