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2017 Edition

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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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Do you want to join the GBCSA and WPN in helping those less fortunate on Mandela Day?

On Mandela Day, Tuesday 18 July, the GBCSA JHB office will be spending their 67 minutes at Compass Community Provision and Social Services Organisation in Edenvale.  In association with the Gauteng Chapter of the Women’s Property Network, we will...
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The award-winning Greenovate Awards Programme just got even bigger

Engineering students can now achieve green glory too! Inspiring and encouraging university students to discover, explore and invent ways to live more sustainably, the hotly-contested Greenovate Awards Programme is taking environmental innovation even...
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Fourleaf Estate in PE is Africa’s first residential development to receive EDGE final certification by the GBCSA - the project is up to 29% more energy efficient; up to 25% more water efficient & boasts up to 43% reduction in the energy used to make construction materials

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has announced that the Fourleaf Estate residential development in Port Elizabeth is the first residential project in Africa to meet the EDGE resource-efficiency standard and receive EDGE final certifica...
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