green buildings

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.
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 building practices can help construction industry bounce back

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?”

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