New BCA scheme to help construction companies go green [News]
By Monica Kotwani, Channel NewsAsia, 10 Apr 2014
A scheme to get small construction firms to adopt green work practices and be gracious was launched on Thursday by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA).
Under the voluntary scheme, firms are required to implement measures to minimise dust and noise. This will benefit residents who live near projects handled by small firms.
Separately, BCA also announced a revised Green and Gracious Builder Scheme for larger firms.
Straits Construction, which is developing a residential project in Kovan, has put up natural and high tech sound barriers to minimise the noise generated. It has also put up special netting to minimise dust from reaching the surrounding neighbourhood.
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Source: Channel NewsAsia