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Green Building

6th Edition Real Estate Development Summit 2019

Economic growth has been singled out as being the key driver of change in Africa. Now with Fortune 500 Investment companies from Europe, China, Middle East and USA pouring in around $200 billion into the African market, it has led to the development of several Residential, Commercial and Hospitality properties with around 1000+ Live projects and another 2000+ more being in the pipeline. Africa is opening its […]

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The Green Building Council South Africa opens the doors to its new Johannesburg office, with help from its sponsors

On Tuesday the 8th of May the GBCSA held a launch event at their new Johannesburg offices, Rosebank Corner, 191 Jan Smuts Avenue. This by-invitation-only event was an opportunity for GBCSA’s guests and sponsors to see and experience for themselves why we say that our offices are physical expressions of our purpose, values and principles.

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Fourleaf Estate in PE is Africa’s first residential development to receive EDGE final certification by the GBCSA

EDGE Certified Project PE

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 […]

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Green Star expands throughout Africa

Under a new agreement, the GBCSA is now licenced to certify green buildings throughout the African continent with the Green Star rating system. The licence agreement allows the GBCSA, in collaboration with other African green building councils, to sub-licence and use Green Star with their Local Context Report to certify buildings in their respective countries.

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