The plan is published by the Department of Mineral Resources & Energy and is currently out for public comments. The Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), first promulgated in 2011 (and the last review being in 2019), is developed to ensure security of electricity supply within South Africa.
Independent start-up Oelinga won the first-ever proptech award of the Greenovate Awards, which recognise and reward innovative, sustainable solutions by young talent in the built environment. The University of Cape Town (UCT) won the top prizes in both property and engineering categories, once again excelling at the 2023 Greenovate Awards.
In the ongoing process of adopting international best practice, integrating growing understandings of climate, and supporting and rewarding South African green building excellence, the Transforming Tomorrow update of Green Star New Build draws on industry expertise and engagement
We at GBCSA are proud to showcase our members whose products have an environmental focus, and in doing so help us move closer towards our goal of a transformed built environment, where people and planet thrive.
Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) held the 16th Green Building Convention in Cape Town recently, including the GBCSA Leadership Awards, celebrating remarkable achievements in the green building sector.
Nontombi Dubazana is an Environmental Sustainability Specialist at Dube Tradeport and a Green Star Accredited Professional for the Existing Building Performance tool.
The GBCSA Academy is making waves once again by introducing an exciting new online short course that promises to revolutionise the way we think about and approach building design in the South African context.
The launch of a revised version of the Green Star rating system by the Green Building Council of South Africa is a major step in the right direction for increasing inclusive aspects of sustainability in the building and construction sectors.
Back when I was growing up, we caught a train to watch a movie on a Saturday afternoon, way before streaming, DSTV and video machines. James Bond movies was my thing and after every movie, at the end of the credits, would be the teaser “James Bond will return in…”and […]
The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) is looking for a Technical Coordinator in the Technical Team to assist in the reviewing and day to day management of the certification process for all GBCSA Rating Tools (Green Star, GBCSA Net Zero, EWP, and EDGE).