Honda Malaysia opens first Gold-rated Green Building Index 3S Centre

Honda dealer Ban Hoe Seng (Auto) is first car showroom in Malaysia to receive Green Building Index certification

The first Green Building Index-certified car showroom in Malaysia has opened in Ipoh. Honda dealership, Ban Hoe Seng (Auto), invested RM15million in the new environmentally-friendly sales, service and spare parts (3S) centre to incorporate energy saving features that reduce waste and conserve water. These include:

  • 60% natural daylight use through its large glass openings and skylights
  • Zonal energy efficient Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting with motion sensors enable power savings and usage reduction
  • Natural ventilation through stack and cross ventilation in the workshop area
  • 100% potable offset for landscape and Water Closet (WC) flushing. The expected rainwater harvested annually is equivalent to 49% of total potable water demand of the Honda 3S Centre

The new 3S Centre complies with the criterion of the GBI rating system. These include the design assessment of the building in terms of Energy Efficiency, Indoor Environment Quality, Materials and Resources, Sustainable Site Planning and Management, Water Efficiency and Innovation. Honda Malaysia believes this initiative is in keeping with Honda’s principle of being a company that society wants to exist.

The new Honda 3S Centre was built on a two-acre site with the latest facilities and amenities to meet customers’ service and aftersales needs. This includes 19 bays, comprising 14 General Service Bays, 4 General Repair Bays and 1 Tyre Alignment Bay, off of which are able to accommodate up to 60 cars per day. The new Honda 3S Centre has comfortable customer lounges, complimentary Wi-Fi services, Kid’s Corner, free flow food and beverages as well as Muslim Prayer Room.

Ban Hoe Seng (Auto) (Honda 3S Centre) at 2, Jalan Sri Klebang A/13, Bandar Baru Sri Klebang, 31200, Chemor, Perak. To make an appointment or to find out more about the services and facilities, call 05-292 7333. Customers can also visit them or log on to for more information.