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.
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
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.
By André Harms, Director, Ecolution Consulting A world in a socio-environmental crisis urgently needs sustainable development compatible with planetary boundaries and societal cohesion. Yet, our global construction industry faces fierce competition, tight building schedules and constraining budgets.
Introduction: In an era where environmental sustainability has become a pressing global concern, the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has been developing an updated and enhanced version
Cities will host two-thirds of the world population by 2050. Fundamental shifts are required to enable cities to accommodate the influx of people,
In a world grappling with the escalating threats of climate change and natural disasters, the need for resilient infrastructure has become increasingly crucial.
By Bernhard Lembeck – ProNature Founder and Managing Director Imagine, you are the boss of a wood coatings company in Germany losing tons of business to a natural paint company?
With an updated version of the Green Star rating system under development, I have had the privilege of leading a team of volunteers in the development of a category within this tool entitled ‘positive’.
Rainfall across the country has historically been variable over time, season, and locations. This has been exacerbated due to the many influences of climate change across our country.