BCA Green Mark Testing

BCA Green Mark

IAQ Consultants is accredited by the Singapore Accreditation Council – Singapore Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (SAC-SINGLAS) to ISO/IEC 17025. We work closely with Green Mark consultants by conducting a periodic Indoor Air Quality Surveillance Audit based on BCA’s requirements. Test parameters and acceptable limits are to have adhered to the SS554 standards.

The environment test includes the following parameters:

SS554 Test Parameters
Air Temperature Air Velocity
Respirable Suspended Particles Particulate Matter (PM) 2.5
Formaldehyde Total Volatile Organic Compounds
Relative Humidity Carbon Dioxide
Carbon Monoxide Total Viable Bacterial Count
Total Viable Mold Count*

* Optional under the SS554/2016

What is BCA Green Mark for a Building?

BCA Green Mark is a green building rating system to evaluate the building’s environmental impact and performance. It provides a comprehensive framework for assessing the overall environmental performance of new and existing buildings to promote sustainable design, construction, and healthy operations practices in buildings.

Advantage of BCA Green Mark Certification

The BCA Green Mark provides an internationally recognized best practices in environmental design and building performance. The award yield benefits on the stakeholder such as better corporate image, potentially achieving higher rental, the resale value of buildings, and many operational savings due to better design or improvements after the BCA audit.

The assessment process aims to verify the relevant reports and documentary evidence such that the building project meets the intents of the criteria and certification level. Depending on the overall assessment and point-scoring, the building will be certified to have achieved the respective Green Mark rating.

Benefits of BCA Green Mark Certification Include:

  • Facilitation of the continuous reduction in utility bills through resource efficiency savings
  • Reduction of negative environmental impacts
  • Improving indoor air quality to provide a healthy, conducive and productive work environment
  • Increase in awareness and prevention of Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and/or Building Related Illness (BRI)