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V&A Waterfront’s The Ridge wins highest rated building 2021

The Green Building Council South Africa wishes to congratulate the winners of the annual GBCSA Leadership Awards. The Awards were celebrated at the closing plenary of the annual Green Building Convention and showcase some of the tremendous people and projects making a difference in the industry.

The awards are based on submission data gathered during the Green Star certification process, and individuals are nominated by the industry.

“Congratulations to all the projects and individuals who received awards this year. It is an honour to recognise the movers and shakers in our industry,” said Reynolds.

HIGHEST RATED BUILDING

Winner

The Ridge (Cape Town)

6-Star Green Star Office Design v1.1

AP: Mike Munnik, Agama Energy | Property Owner: V&A Waterfront

 

Runner-up

Balwin Head Office (Johannesburg)

6-Star Green Star Office Design v1.1

AP: Zendré Compion, Solid Green | Property Owner: Balwin Properties

 

BEST QUALITY SUBMISSION

Winner

Gleneagles (Johannesburg)

5-Star Green Star Existing Building Performance v1

AP: Sally Misplon, Misplon Green Building Consulting | Property Owner: Redefine Properties

 

Runner-up

Wickham House (Johannesburg)

5-Star Green Star Existing Building Performance v1

AP: Sally Misplon, Misplon Green Building Consulting | Property Owner: Redefine Properties

 

EDGE LEADER

Yvonne Pelser, InsideOUT Consulting

 

ESTABLISHED GREEN STAR

Winner

Mike Munnik, Agama Energy

 

Runner-up 

Dash Coville, Solid Green

 

RISING GREEN STAR

Winner 

Hlologelo Manthose, WSP Group Africa

 

Runner-up

Alex Varughese, Solid Green

 

YIPA SUSTAINABLE YOUNG CHANGEMAKER

GBCSA also partnered with the Youth in Property Association (YIPA) to introduce the inaugural YIPA Sustainable Young Changemaker Award, which recognises the exceptional contribution of young people to sustainability in the built environment sector.

Winner 

Thamsanqa Hoza

Hoza is the first recipient of the award.  He is a young leader who is passionate about the intersection of infrastructure development, technology, and people, and particularly using this to improve the livelihoods of Africans. He is the founder of Hot Nozzle, a company that manufactures novel water heating technologies. He is an Allan Gray fellow, AIF top ten young innovators, received qualifications from UCT & Cambridge University, and has also received an award from the Queen of England.

Individual Membership

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  • Total Employees: 1 - 5 Employees - R 4080.00
  • Total Employees: 6 - 20 Employees - R 12570.00
  • Total Employees: 21 - 50 Employees - R 24690.00
  • Total Employees: 51 Plus Employees - R 43840.00

Lisa Reynolds

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

Lisa Reynolds is the CEO of the Green Building Council South Africa.

Lisa was the driver for the drafting of Energy Efficiency Standards and Regulations for Buildings and has been involved in Energy Efficiency since 2003. She serves on many committees in the SABS and within the energy management professionals’ space. She was President of the SAEEC from 2016 to 2019 and was the previous President of the ESCo (Energy Services Companies) Association. Lisa was instrumental in the formation of SAFEE (Southern African Females in Energy Efficiency) within SAEEC.

She has assisted the South African Government with its Green Building Framework policies, Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives and Energy Efficiency Strategies

Her passion for the “Green space” started with the birth of the Green Building Council in 2007. Lisa served on the Board and the Technical Committee of the GBCSA, as well as on several Technical Working Groups for Rating Tools and Criteria. Lisa. became CEO in June 2020.

Lisa has a BSc, an MBA and a CEM. Lisa’s awards include the 2007 ETA Award for Women, 2008 Individual Energy (SAEE), 2012 SABS Standards Writer Award; the 2014 Women in Energy (SAWIEN); and the 2016 Ian Lane Hall of Fame award.

Lisa is committed to growing the Green Economy within a Green Recovery.

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As an organisational member, you will fall into one of the below categories, and be charged according to specific size indicators. Please reach out to us for any further clarity on which category is best for your organisation

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Total Asset Value

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Building Contractors

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Related Interests: Utilities, Financial, Insurance, etc.

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