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It pays to make buildings green


(Fourth from left onwards) Jagdeep, Yew and council secretary Addnan Mohd Razali chatting with Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda) committee members (from left) Ng Han Seong, Datuk David Fong and Datuk Chan Fook Seng after launching the ‘Green Buildings and GBI Certification’ seminar at Setia SPICE Convention Centre in Relau, Penang.

(Fourth from left onwards) Jagdeep, Yew and council secretary Addnan Mohd Razali chatting with Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda) committee members (from left) Ng Han Seong, Datuk David Fong and Datuk Chan Fook Seng after launching the ‘Green Buildings and GBI Certification’ seminar at Setia SPICE Convention Centre in Relau, Penang.

EXISTING buildings in Penang will soon be given incentives to be “retrofitted” as green buildings by 2022, Penang Housing Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said.

He said the incentives were aimed at spurring developers to green their existing buildings that are not built according to green specifications.

   

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