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Malaysia's International Green Benchmark
WHAT IS THE GREEN BUILDING INDEX?
The Green Building Index (GBI) is Malaysia’s industry recognised green rating tool for buildings to promote sustainability in the built environment and raise awareness among Developers, Architects, Engineers, Planners, Designers, Contractors and the Public about environmental issues and our responsibility to the future generations.
The GBI rating tool provides an opportunity for developers and building owners to design and construct green, sustainable buildings that can provide energy savings, water savings, a healthier indoor environment, better connectivity to public transport and the adoption of recycling and greenery for their projects and reduce our impact on the environment.
WHAT WE DO?
What & Why
A Green building focuses on increasing the efficiency of resource use energy, water, and materials…
How GBI Works
STAGE 1 Application & Registration Complete and submit the GBI Application Form with…
PAM’s architects have over the years been developing and working more and more towards a more sustainable…
- GBI Non-Residential New Construction (NRNC) Tool
- GBI Residential New Construction (RNC) Tool V1.0
- GBI Residential New Construction (RNC) Tool V2.0
- GBI Residential New Construction (RNC) Tool V3.0
- GBI Non-Residential Existing Building (NREB) Tool
- GBI NRNC:Data Centre Tool
- GBI NREB:Data Centre Tool
- GBI NRNC: Retail Tool
- GBI NREB: Retail Tool
- GBI Non-Residential New Construction (NRNC): Hotel Tool
- GBI Non-Residential Existing Building (NREB): Hotel Tool
- GBI Non-Residential New Construction (NRNC): Resort Tool
- GBI Non-Residential Existing Building (NREB): Resort Tool
- GBI Township Tool
- GBI Industrial New Construction (INC) Tool
- GBI Industrial Existing Building (IEB) Tool
- GBI Interiors (ID) Tool
- GBI Non-Residential New Construction (NRNC): Hospital Tool V1.0 *NEW*
- GBI Non-Residential Existing Building (NREB): Hospital Tool V1.0 *NEW*
The number of stars awarded is based on points scored for EE5 (BEI values) and may, therefore, be applicable to GBI Non-Residential and Industrial projects only. Kindly refer to the BEI table below.
We are pleased to inform that our integrated water use and water efficiency WE Calculator has been updated where bugs in Rainwater Harvesting Tank incremental size analysis has been fixed. You may download the updated WE Calculator from our website.
Please be notified again that all new projects registered from 1st January 2019 onwards will be required to use the WE Calculator to compute all relevant WE criteria credit claims.
GBI requires development of GBI Design Guide Books to assist GBI Facilitators, GBI Commissioning Specialist and user to understand the intent of GBI criteria and what are the documentations required for submission. GBI is currently requesting for proposal from interested parties, for the development of GBI Design Guide Books.
The Request for Proposal document can be downloaded here. The document provides background information on the objective and scope of the Request for Proposal (RFP). The document also provides detailed requirements of the proposal. Interested parties are encouraged to submit the proposal and the deadline for submission is 1st April 2019 at 12pm. Please contact the GBI secretariat for further information.
|Size of Project||Total GFA (m2)||RVA Registration Fees||Subsequent RVA Registration Fees|
|Single Residence||Below 1,000||500||500|
|1,001 – 2000||1,000||500|
|Small||Up to 4,000||2,000||800|
|Intermediate||4,001 – 10,000||2,500||1000|
|Medium||10,001 to 30,000||5,000||2000|
|Large||30,001 – 50,000||8,000||3200|
|Extra Large||50,001 – 100,000||11,000||4500|
|Mega Project||Above 100,000||15,000
We are pleased to introduce our integrated water use and water efficiency WE Calculator, a comprehensive software developed by GBI that provides simulations for innovative and creative design solutions for green buildings. You may download both the WE Calculator and its User Guide from our website.
Please be notified that all new projects registered from 1st January 2019 onwards will be required to use the WE Calculator to compute all relevant WE criteria credit claims.
i) GBIF and PSP/SP can be from the same organisation but must be different individuals.
ii) CxS and PSP/SP cannot be from the same organisation.
iii) GBIF and CxS can be from the same organisation but must be different individuals.
Green service providers are eligible for Income Tax Exemption (ITE) of 100% of statutory income from the year of assessment 2013 until the year of assessment 2020.
For detail information,, please refer to MIDA’s website: http://www.mida.gov.my/home/tax-incentives-for-green-industry/posts/
Where ≥50% of wood-based materials and products used are appropriately certified. These components include wood materials permanently installed OR purchased for the projects. Timber formwork is excluded from the calculation. Materials must comply with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) OR Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) requirements.
The list are available from SWCorp website.