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To hit green building targets, Singapore must retrofit 'many more' older buildings: Lee

Jovi Ho
Jovi Ho7/18/2022 03:03 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
To hit green building targets, Singapore must retrofit 'many more' older buildings: Lee
Singapore has greened more than 49% of buildings here, more than half its target of 80% of buildings by gross floor area by 2030. Photo: Albert Chua/The Edge Singapore
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Singapore must retrofit its older buildings to improve their sustainability standards in order to hit 2030 green building targets, says Minister for National Development Desmond Lee.

Speaking at the official opening of the refurbished DBS Newton Green on July 18, Lee provided updates on the Singapore Green Building Masterplan launched last year, which set out an “80-80-80 in 2030” target for the built environment.

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