Sound management practices coupled with preventive maintenance works can significantly extend building’s life cycle, reduce long-term operation and maintenance cost and contribute to a more sustainable community. Even though the buildings are old age, building owners and property managers can consider pursuing a certification with the Selective Scheme of BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0.
The BEAM Plus Existing Buildings V2.0 Selective Scheme is the rating tool catered to aged buildings. The rating tool enables building owners and property managers to assess and make improvements on the sustainability issues that are material in achieving the sustainable operations of the building. Moreover, the Selective Scheme provides the flexibility for have their buildings certified in individual aspects. There are no prerequisites under the Selective Scheme. Therefore, all buildings regardless of their age could participate in the certification and be fairly assessed against a credible assessment criteria.