Energy efficiency: Republic Polytechnic, Singapore

Beca’s experience in energy efficient buildings made a major impact with the award-winning Republic Polytechnic, located on a 20-hectare site near the Woodlands MRT station in Singapore. Having provided a comprehensive suite of services including electrical engineering, HVAC engineering, fire engineering, plumbing and energy management, Beca delivered an integrated complex that features 11 learning pods, five satellite buildings and common areas. Completed in 2006, significant reductions in energy consumption were achieved via the use of thermal energy storage tanks and solar hot water.

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