By implementing green building practices, South Africa’s construction industry can recover quicker from the effects of the national lockdown.
Finance and Policy
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 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.
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.
In SSA, cities will double in population by 2050, providing a $768 billion investment opportunity to green future construction until 2030, says IFC report.
Singapore based SP Group has established the first zero-emission building in Southeast Asia that is fully powered by green hydrogen.
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.
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?”