The ‘My Clean Green Home’ design competition called for professionals and students to develop a home that demonstrates sustainable living in action. The winning design can be explored online and will soon be constructed and ready for visiting in person, in Cape Town.
2020 has been a particularly challenging year; full of uncertainty and constant adjustment to the circumstances we find ourselves in both globally and in our day to day lives.
Attacq’s Chief Development Officer replaces outgoing Chair IIse Swanepoel
The latest MSCI South Africa Green Annual Property Index provides the hard data reinforcing the benefits of certification for green buildings.
GETTING TO ZERO: A guide to developing net zero carbon buildings in South Africa gives a thorough overview on net zero carbon buildings in South Africa.
The GBCSA has added a new Covid-19 innovation credit to its Green Star rating tool. This will reward any design initiatives, construction management procedures, technologies, processes or strategies employed on projects to address Covid-19.
Cape Town households are encouraged to take part in a range of over the coming weeks and months aimed at helping them save money and create more sustainable lifestyles.
The Green Building Council South Africa welcomes Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s commitment to do “whatever it takes” to ensure a stable electricity supply to grow the South African economy, because painful change is required.
Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) will be reducing their physical office footprint from two regional offices into one, resulting in GBCSA operations being located in Cape Town. Operating from one location reduces building, transport and other related environmental impacts and served as a key motivator for this decision.
As announced at the 12th Annual Green Building Convention in October, GBCSA and Divercity have initiated a long-term research partnership to further information and knowledge within the built environment sector to aid decision makers in developing more sustainable cities in South Africa.