Singapore is known as one of the most humid territories in Southeast Asia. The weather conditions which here have determined the creation of certain categories of services, among which plumbing and air conditioning are the most common and the best types of businesses when it comes profits.
Both local and foreign investors are welcomed to open plumbing and air conditioning companies in Singapore with the mention that they must respect the requirements imposed by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) in the city-state. It is also mandatory for home owners to know that the installation of air conditioning system must be completed by qualified personnel.
Our Singapore company formation consultants can help foreign investors who want to open air conditioning businesses here.
The first step to register an air conditioning company in Singapore is to choose the type of structure and register it with ACRA. This type of activity is suited for both sole traders with the right qualifications and also for limited liability companies. There is also option of changing the sole trader into a limited liability company, for those interested in expanding their portfolio or if the law requires it.
Our company formation agents in Singapore can assist with the incorporation process of the air conditioning business.
There are no special licenses for setting up an air conditioning business in Singapore, but as mentioned above, the personnel of such company must have specific qualifications. It is the company’s duty to register its trained installers with the BCA.
The company installing the air conditioning system must also respect the Code of practice for air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation and the ISO standard for the materials used upon installation, based on the requirements of the Building Control Regulations.
The company is also required to file an installation report with the BCA or the Housing and Development Board (HDB) once the work is completed.
For full information on the requirements related to opening an air conditioning business in this jurisdiction, please contact our Singapore company formation agents. We can assist with the registration of the company with ACRA.