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2017 Edition

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250th green building certification in Africa by GBCSA

As it enters its 10th year in operation, The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has reached the remarkable milestone of 250 green building certifications in Africa. Streetlight Schools’ Jeppe Park Primary achieved a 4 Star Green Star SA...
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Cape Town community: would you like to help the homeless and displaced in Hout Bay for Mandela Day?

On the 11th of March 2017 over 10 000 people lost everything in a fire that raged through the informal settlement of Imizamo Yethu for almost 20 hours. Sadly, on Easter Sunday a further 700 people lost everything in another fire. Each year, fires ...
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GBCSA inspires South Africans to connect with nature on World Environment Day

The Green Building Council SA (GBCSA) is celebrating World Environment Day on 5 June with inspiration and ideas on how to bring the outdoors inside, appreciate nature and protect the natural environment that we all share. The theme for this year i...
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Batho Pele House gets great green credentials as public sector deepens green building collaboration

Driving the sustainability of public sector buildings in South Africa forward, the heritage-sensitive and environmentally-innovative refurbishment of the Agrivaal building in Pretoria has achieved a 4 Star Green Star SA Office v1 – As Built rating ...
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