In the last edition of the newsletter, we touched onthe topic of safety glazing in glass facades. Followingthis broad topic on safety, we will be discussing themaintenance aspects of the glass facades. This willwrap up the topics from manufacturing to installationand followed by the upkeep in facades and glass inbuildings.

Heard of the recent buzzword, “SUSTAINABILITY”?So, what is this hype all around sustainability in thebuilt environment?

The Building and Construction Authority and the Singapore Green Building Councilhave worked together to develop the next edition of the Singapore Green BuildingMasterplan (SGBMP) together with industry stakeholders and the community and aimsto green 80% of Singapore’s buildings by 2030. With less than 10 years, Singapore iscertainly stepping up on its efforts through actionable practices and education.

As part of Glasstech Asia's knowledge-based community learning, the Asia Façade &Glass Conference, a 2-day conference will expect more than 300 professionals from thebuilt environment in Southeast Asia. The conference will provide a platform for theglass and façade community to learn about the latest market developments and stayahead in business in this fast-growing industry and will happen on 26 – 28 October2022 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre.

Theme: Climate Change and the Future of SustainabilityThis theme aims to discuss about the variety of sustainable solutions to combat climatechange, how sustainability efforts have changed due to the pandemic and its impact onthe flat glass and façade industry in the region.Registration is now opened at

Fellow friends and colleagues in the built environment, I certainly wish that we will beable to catch up face to face and what better opportunity than to get together inOctober 2022, especially now that the city-state is fully reopened for business! I lookforward to reconnecting with you all in-person and forging new relationships. 

10 Oct 2022