Redefine Properties has successfully achieved a Net Zero Carbon Level 2 Measured certification by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) for three of their existing properties in Gauteng:
The Healthy Category of the V2 Tool emphasises the important role the built environment can and should play in improving the wellness of occupants.
‘Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) is not an organisation, but a movement.’ So says Dorah Modise, former GBCSA CEO, reflecting on its milestone 15th anniversary.
In his book ‘Greening our Built World: Costs, Benefits and Strategies’, Greg Kats studies the green capital premiums of 180 green buildings. Although the public perception is that there is an additional 17% capital cost to build green, the average capital premium for these buildings is just 1.5%,
The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) announces the launch of their new Green Star – Existing Building Performance (EBP) Custom Industrial pilot rating tool.
In an effort to accelerate the uptake of energy performance certificates (EPCs) in South Africa, the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) and the Carbon Trust are calling for 250 building owners and five SMMEs to participate in an EPC project funded by UK PACT,
The latest MSCI South Africa Green Annual Property Index continues to support the investment case for Green Buildings in the commercial property sector. The index showed that the investment performance of certified green, Prime, and A-grade offices improved in 2021
In celebration of Youth month in South Africa, the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) and the Youth In Property Association (YIPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
MSCI South Africa Green Annual Property Index celebrates five years, highlighting impressive cumulative results.
The Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) App Version 3.0 opened for project registration and certification in March 2021. Version 3.0 has made the EDGE App more streamlined and intuitive, while providing users with tools for more precise results.