green buildings

energy efficiency

The results of the global public survey on energy efficiency

Governments need to take stronger policy action to reverse the worrying slowdown in global energy efficiency improvements, according to the results of a public survey conducted by IEA.
green buildings

How to tap into the enormous potential in green buildings

In SSA, cities will double in population by 2050, providing a $768 billion investment opportunity to green future construction until 2030, says IFC report.
smart building

Southeast Asia welcomes first zero-emissions building

Singapore based SP Group has established the first zero-emission building in Southeast Asia that is fully powered by green hydrogen.
ABB

Absa bank invests in efficient operations

ABSA South Africa is investigating net zero offices in terms of water and energy efficiency.
New Development Bank

Middle East, Africa to invest $10m in HVAC systems

The Middle East and Africa region is expected to invest up to $10.1 billion in heating, ventilation and air condition (HVAC) systems by 2024.
built environment

Built environment consumes 33% of global energy

The built environment globally is responsible for 33% of energy consumption and has an impact on the environment requiring a construction mind-shift.

Green buildings: ‘we are building together’

Exclusive interview with Bryan Groenendaal, Editor of Green Building Africa and panellist at the Future Cities conference track at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in the session focusing on “How can municipalities prepare for the challenge of integrating decentralized energy resources?”
Smart cities

Cities are the next frontier for climate investments, says report

According to IFC, cities in emerging markets alone have the potential to attract more than $29.4 trillion of climate investments.
smart water solutions

S.Africa: Growthpoint takes commercial property off water grid

South African property developer Growthpoint Property has taken its first commercial property off the municipal water grid. The District Building in Cape Town was consuming...

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