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icon_arrow_hdr Zero Energy Building
As BCA's flagship R&D project under its Green Building Masterplan, an existing building at the BCA Academy was retrofitted into a Zero-Energy Building (ZEB). ZEB was officially opened on the 26 Oct 2009. It houses green classrooms and offices, and also function as a test-bedding centre for Green Building Technologies. This project is partly funded by the MND Research Fund for the Built Environment and EDB Clean Energy Research and Testbedding (Cert) Programme.

Energy Efficiency Features in the ZEB:

Energy Efficient Envelop
Lighting System
Active Control and Management
Air-Conditioning System
Fully Powered by the Sun
Future Green Classrooms in ZEB
  • Green roof
  • Viewing platform
  • Cooling towers
  • BIPV
  • West facade
  • Rooftop of ZEB
  • Anemometer
  • Vertical greenery
  • Mirror ducts
  • In the office
  • Personalized Vent
  • Task lighting
  • Underfloor system
  • Light pipe
  • Light shelf
  • Sensors
  • Motion sensor
  • Light pipe
  • Multi-purpose hall
  • Solar chimneys
  • Inverters
  • Illuminance sensor
  • Chiller plant room

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