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Efficiency first: Are you ready for EPCs?

There are less than 9 months to go before public sector buildings greater than 1 000m² and private sector buildings greater than 2 000m² must publicly display their Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). The GBCSA Academy continues to share insight and knowledge to enable the building industry to reach its goals.

GBCSA Academy: Interview with PTM-certified Mariam Diedericks

Mariam Diedericks is the CEO and co-owner of Coalition Energy Projects (Formerly Coalition Cabling & Electrical), focussing on electrical installations, energy-saving and renewable energy. She is also the Director of the Western Cape Business Opportunities Forum.

GBCSA Academy: Special EDGE Auditor training offer

Help us grow our network of GBCSA registered EDGE Reviewers. To become an Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) Reviewer, it is required that an individual is an IFC registered EDGE Expert and an experienced EDGE Auditor.

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.

Organisational categories

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

Property Developers

Annual Turnover

Investors, Owners, Property Managers

Total Asset Value

Major Corporate Tenants & Retail

Annual Gross Rentals

Building Contractors

Annual Turnover

Building Product Manufacturers & Distributors

Annual Turnover

Professional Services: Architects, Designers, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, PM’s, Consultants, Legal

Number of employees

Research, Higher Education, NGO’S & Regulators

NGO or Research/Higher Education/ Regulators

Related Interests: Utilities, Financial, Insurance, etc.

Annual Turnover

Government

Local/ municipal/ provincial/ state 
Contact GBCSA to confirm your category