Room for growth for businesses going green [News]

July 27, 2014 by  
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By Nicole Tan, Channel NewsAsia, 3 Jun 2014

More Singapore businesses have been going green in recent years, but experts say there is still much room for growth.

And while greater efficiency brings about substantial cost savings, analysts note that the upfront spending needed to implement sustainability initiatives may pose a challenge to some small firms.

Those that do invest in installing eco-friendly features and systems can see the benefits of going green.

“We can safely say through more than eight years of operation, the energy load of the buildings have been reduced by about 30 per cent, from just the presence of this rooftop system,” said Sylvain Richer De Forges, Director of Sustainability, Siloso Beach Resort.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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