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News : “Proto - Tropical Passive and Low Energy House Project Handover”

Photo Opportunity with the Industry Sponsors
 
May 6, 2015 - Universiti Kuala Lumpur marked another milestone in its history particularly in research collaboration and sponsorship assistance received for its green building project. The collaboration was sealed through an MOA and MOU Signing ceremony held today between UniKL and 6 partners namely: 
1. Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB)
2. SolarGE Sdn Bhd
3. Monier Sdn Bhd
4. Aluplast Bhd
5. Teh Chin Hock & Brothers Sdn Bhd 
6. Roof and Façade (M) Pte Ltd. 


Prof. Dato' Dr Mazliham Mohd Su'ud discussing with Industry Sponsors
 
The ceremony also witnessed handover of 4 Mock Up buildings from several industries sponsors to UniKL.


Green Mock Up Handover to UniKL
 
The green building research project was initiated in 2012 with the purpose to build a Proto-Tropical Passive and Low Energy House". This project consists of researchers from UniKL Business School, UniKL MFI, UniKL BMI and UniKL MICET. The project scope includes the construction and experiment of 3 houses and 1 control house. The project funded by 4 UniKL Short Term Research Grant covering most of research and development aspect. All 4 Mock Up Buildings have an identical floor area of 9msq (3m x 3m) and constructively different in terms of its wall material and compound, roof design and window features. 

MoA Siging with CIDB
 
UniKL BMI was choose as the test site due to its suitability of its location and environmental surrounding. It is also in line with UniKL BMI's initiatives to become an environmentally sustainable. 
   
Reported by
Siti Nur Bazilah Abzila
CCD

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