More malls going green [News]

July 27, 2014 by  
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By Wong Siew Ying, Channel NewsAsia, 6 Jun 2014

More shopping malls in Singapore are going green in the global push to be more environmentally friendly.

Such green features help to reap savings in energy and water usage.

But in addition, some consultants say, they also help to create a safer shopping experience for consumers

There are 32 eco-malls in Singapore according to the Building and Construction Authority, and some of the green features do enhance your shopping experience without you even knowing it.

Lend Lease which manages 313@Somerset along Orchard Road says such features include a highly efficient air-conditioning system that generates more airflow but less noise, skylight that lets in natural lighting, and the use of what’s called low volatile organic compounds or low VOC paints which are less toxic.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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