Singapore Welcomes Net Zero Energy Building

Published by Devdiscourse: Singapore has opened the doors of its ‘net zero energy building’, that has been built from scratch. Tan Eng Chye, the university president described the new facility as a ‘living laboratory’ that would inspire future high-performance buildings and sustainable development designs in Singapore and beyond. The pressure on developers to go green is mounting. Experts say buildings account for about 40 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. More renewable energy solutions will be needed to meet targets mandated by the Paris Climate Accord. New Buildings Institute a nonprofit organization highlights that the number of zero energy buildings across the United States and Canada has increased 700 per cent.

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