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Mandela Day – Thursday, 18 July 2019

Call for donations | Mandela Day with GBCSA and WPN GBCSA and WPN will once again team up to make the difference in our community by assisting Compass Community Provision and Social Services Organisation in Edenvale. We would like to encourage our members to contribute to this worthy initiative by […]

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Affordable Housing Investment Summit

When it comes to the construction of affordable houses in Africa, the challenges that most of the developers, consultants and architects face are: 1.    Shortage of finance from the investors 2.    Lack of cost effective building materials These primary challenges encountered by affordable housing developers, architects and consultants […]

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The GBCSA Hall of Fame : Andrew King

Andrew King, is a Technical Intern at the Green Building Council South Africa. His primary role is to assist the technical team to develop credible and objective measurements for green buildings as well as review certification applications and award Green Star ratings. In parallel to this Andrew is currently completing his […]

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The GBCSA Hall of Fame : Hlompho Vivian

Hlompho Vivian, currently holds a Business Development and Key Accounts Specialist position within the Green Building Council South Africa. Her role is to facilitate cooperation with the public sector to create an enabling environment for green building implementation through certification, capacity development and advocacy. Before joining the GBCSA in late […]

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Balwin Goes Green With International Finance Corporation’s Edge Certification

JSE listed Balwin Properties, South Africa’s largest turnkey sectional-title developer, today announced its commitment to help fight climate change through the mainstreaming of green lifestyle developments. As an initial phase, Balwin pledged to have seven of its built-to-sell and three of its rental developments EDGE certified.  EDGE (Excellence in Design for […]

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