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Absa awarded EPC certificate for complying with new regulations

Absa has been awarded an EPC certificate verifying its above-average performance and compliance with South Africa’s new energy performance regulations for buildings.
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Smart city: Automation of electrical and mechanical building systems

What makes a building ‘smart’ is the vast amount of data generated by buildings, which effectively transforms them into iterative learning loops writes writes Yuri Ramsamy, the product marketing specialist building products at ABB.

Stellenbosch University scores a high rating in energy efficiency

The Admin B building at Stellenbosch University has received the first-ever Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) in recognition of its commitment to energy efficiency.
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Absa: Facilitating green home ownership

The Absa Eco Home Loan, launched in partnership with Balwin Properties, makes buying and owning a green home possible for South Africans.
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Sustainable design used to improve building occupants’ health

Despite a lockdown induced slowdown in new-build projects, engineering consultants Zutari says they are still receiving enquiries from property developers to pursue Green Star ratings that promote sustainable design principles.
Op-ed: Green buildings are key to reducing energy consumption

Op-ed: Green buildings are key to reducing energy consumption

Buildings presently account for about 40% of the world’s energy consumption, green buildings can help to reduce this consumption, writes Thabang Byl of Schneider Electric.
The growth in utility management interest occurred after Eskom said rotational power outages were here to stay until at least March 2022.

Op-ed: Utility management an urgent priority for new developments

The growth in utility management interest occurred after Eskom said rotational power outages were here to stay until at least March 2022.
Green building practices can help construction industry bounce back

Green building practices can help construction industry bounce back

By implementing green building practices, South Africa’s construction industry can recover quicker from the effects of the national lockdown.
Green building practices can help construction industry bounce back

IFC’s support of green building policies leads to emissions drop

IFC’s support of green building policies, two million tons of greenhouse gases are avoided annually, which is equivalent to removing 426,000 cars off the road.

One Discovery Place achieves six Green Star as-built rating

One Discovery Place is among one of the few projects to have achieved a six Green Star as-built rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa.

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