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The world’s first green library  


Named “My Tree House”, this one-of-a-kind children’s library is entirely eco-friendly from its shelving units to its sustainable lighting system by Philips, earning it the BCA Green Mark Platinum Award.


Co-created by the National Library Board (NLB) and City Developments Limited (CDL), in partnership with 11 other equally like-minded collaborators, ‘My Tree House’ was designed to make reading and learning about the environment enjoyable for the kids.


Energy-efficient LED lighting from Philips was installed to enhance reading comfort level with less overhead glare. The LED lighting was projected to achieve approximately 47% improvement in the lighting power consumption.


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