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BCA opens SkyLab to lift green building technology research

Its rotatable lab can be angled to the sun and wind in energy-efficiency tests

PM Lee puts in the last block to launch the BCA SkyLab and Academic Tower. With him are Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong (second from right), BCA chairman Lee Fook Sun (left) and BCA CEO John Keung.


A FACILITY of the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) that advances tests and research into innovative energy-efficient building technologies was declared open on Wednesday.

The BCA SkyLab, built at a cost of S$4.5 million, features a rotatable lab that can be