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Zero is Hero

By Mary Anne Constable First published in Green Economy Journal The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) presented a compelling case for creating net zero buildings at their annual Green Building Convention in October 2018. This requires a huge mindset shift in the building industry and a deeper understanding of […]

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Green Stars rising in Mauritius

Mauritius, the business-friendly island nation, is celebrating their first Green Star rating at the Mon Tresor Business Gateway. The Mon Tresor Smart City is one of several schemes aimed at consolidating the convenience of Mauritian international business and financial services through helping residents’ work-life balance.  Based on sustainable values, quality […]

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New green interior rating delights GBCSA

Green by name and by interior design  If you were to visit the Rosebank office space enjoyed by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) today you will not be surprised that it is celebrating a successful Green Star – Interiors v1 rating. As high-performance tenant spaces, green interiors are […]

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ROYAL
 INSTITUTION
 OF
 CHARTERED
 SURVEYORS
 (RICS)
 SUMMIT 
AFRICA 
2018
 RICS
 signs 
MoU 
with
 Green
 Building
 Council
 SA

The
 Royal
 Institution
 of
 Chartered
 Surveyors
 (RICS)
 signed
 a
 landmark
 Memorandum
 of
 Understanding
 (MoU)
 with
 the
 Green
 Building
 Council
 SA
 (GBCSA)
 at
 the
 start
 of
 RICS
 Summit
 Africa
 2018,
 which
 kicked
 off
 in
 Sandton
 Central,
 Johannesburg,
 yesterday
 (Wednesday,
30
May
2018). As
 smart
 urbanism
 and
 sustainability
 is
 the
 overall
 theme
 at
 this
 year’s
 summit,
 the
 MoU
 […]

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Dear Member…

The GBCSA’s attention has been drawn to a publication impugning the credibility and integrity of the GBCSA, it’s supporters and members, and that of the South African green building movement at large. The GBCSA is procuring legal advice on the matter. In the interim it wishes to allay any concerns […]

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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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