313@somerset earned the highest recognition in the BCA’s (Building and Construction Authority) benchmarking scheme which incorporates internationally recognized best practices in environmental design and performance - BCA Green Mark Platinum Award.
For Earth Hour, 313 does her part by going Beyond the Hour with the switching off of all facade and non-essential lighting in the mall for 2 hours. 313 is dedicated to do its part for the environment, as well as makes thoughtful decisions with the consideration of our carbon footprint as well as with careful consideration to the creation of an excellent shopping experience for all visitors to our mall.
Find out how you can Go Green with 313! below:
Green Fact 1:
Did you know that energy is still consumed when your electrical appliances are on standby mode?
Switch off your appliances at its power socket from TODAY and enjoy at least $50 in savings per year! Set aside at least two days in a week to take public transport to work/school; do your part to reduce your carbon footprint and help to conserve our Earth’s natural resources.
Green Fact 2:
Did you know that recycling one ton of paper saves 20 trees, 7,000 gallons of water, three cubic yards of landfill space, 60 pounds of air pollutants, and saves enough energy to power the average home for six months?
Print double sided from today, and use unwanted single sided paper as rough paper.
Green Fact 3:
Switch off your computer completely when not in use for more than 30 minutes. You can save an estimated $15 a month by not leaving it on overnight, as well as do your part in prolonging the life of our earth.
Green Fact 4:
Responsible use of water enables you great savings off your water bills every month!
Green Fact 5:
- Use water efficient tap fittings
- Turn off shower when shampooing your hair or scrubbing your body
- Use the water for washing rice to water your plants
Close the door every time you take items out of the fridge and also check that it seals properly.