Eleven hospital projects have been certified as green in March under the GBI Hospital Tool, which was launched last year.
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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.
GBI is introducing lower registration fees for subsequent renewal (RVA) application to encourage building owners to maintain the sustainability performance of their building. The fees will be applicable to all subsequent renewal projects registered from 1st January 2019 onwards, terms and condition applied. Below is the registration fees table for your reference. You may download the Renewal Application Form from our website.
|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.
We are pleased to introduce our latest bespoke rating tool: the GBI NREB: Historic Building Tool. Please click here to download the Tool.
Please be informed that the BEIT Software has been further upgraded. Please click here for the latest software.
Following consensus with the relevant industry players, GBI shall as an interim measure, accept a 20% reduction factor on the R-Value of radiant barrier (both reflective insulation and the air gap) with immediate effect. The Testing Method for the Radiant Barrier shall follow the testing method of MS 2095:2014 or an equivalent standard.
GBI continues to recognise innovative design of building structures with optimal use of concrete. However, for projects registered after 1st January 2018, one (1) innovative point will be awarded for CUI of 0.45m3/m2 or less, instead of 0.5m3/m2 previously.
Please be informed that the GBI Township Tool and Reference Guide has been upgraded to Version 2.0. Please click here for the latest document. All new Township projects registered after 1st January 2018 will be required to use this version.
Note that EE Star Rating is not applicable to Residential buildings. 0 to 5 EE Stars (with half Star increment) will be awarded based on the GBI score attained for criteria EE5 (or EE4 for ID Tool). A minimum of 1 EE Star is awarded but only if criteria EE1 is scored.
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 30th November 2016. Please contact the GBI secretariat for further information.
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.
GBI certified projects are eligible for Investment Tax Allowance (ITA), of 100% of qualifying capital expenditure incurred on green cost from the year of assessment 2013 (date on which the first qualifying capital expenditure incurred is not earlier than 25 October 2013) until the year of assessment 2020. The allowance can be offset against 70% of statutory income in the year of assessment. Unutilised allowances can be carried forward until they are fully absorbed.
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.
MyHijau Mark registers certified products, equipment, systems and approved service and systems providers that have been verified by Malaysian Green Technology Corporation to meet local and international environment and ecological standards.
The list are available from SWCorp website.
You may contact En. Abdul Nazib b. Halid at 03-22459465 or En. Hairul Yusri b. Mohd Zawawi at 03-22459469 to purchase a copy of the guideline.