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Carlton Hotel Singapore receives prestigious Green Mark Gold Award by Buidling and Construction Authority

The BCA Green Mark Award is an initiative dedicated to promote and raise environmental sustainability awareness in built environment among developers, building owners and individuals who have made outstanding achievements in these areas.

SINGAPORE – One of Singapore’s finest and upscale award-winning hotels, Carlton Hotel Singapore announced that it has been awarded the prestigious and highly-coveted BCA Green Mark Gold Award which recognizes the hotel’s commitment to best practices in environmental design and performance.

Strategically located in the heart of business district, the hotel emphasizes environmental sustainabilityin built environment. “This accolade is a wonderful testament of our team’s contribution and significant achievements through our combined conscientious efforts of ensuring the environmental friendliness of our hotel operations.” says Mr. Darren Ware, General Manager of Carlton Hotel Singapore.

The BCA Green Mark Award is an initiative dedicated to promote and raise environmental sustainability awareness in built environment among developers, building owners and individuals who have made outstanding achievements in these areas. Carlton Hotel Singapore reaffirmed its commitment to combat climate change in participation of yearly Earth Hour. Amongst the green initiatives the hotel had undertook for Earth Hour include increasing air-condition temperature for public spaces by 10C and dimming of façade signage and non-essential lightings. Other on-going green initiatives includes switching off electrical devices throughout the hotel when not in use, regulate water flow for taps and encouraging guests to reuse linens, towels and etcetera.

The BCA Green Mark Scheme is an initiative to create a more sustainable built environment in Singapore by promoting sustainable design, and best practices in construction and operations in buildings. It is a scheme that evaluates buildings for their environmental impact and performance through a comprehensive framework that assesses the overall environmental performance of both new and existing buildings in areas such as energy efficiency, in line with SG Green Plan 2030 to green 80% of Singapore’s building (by Gross Floor Area) by 2030. The assessment criteria cover the following key areas:

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Water Efficiency
  • Environmental Protection
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Other Green Features and Innovation
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