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Potch solar PV training back by popular demand

Aimed at small, medium and large solar PV plant installers, the next one-day training course hosted by SUNCybernetics is scheduled for Friday, 8 November 2013 at the Solar Training Center SA, based at North West University (NWU), Potchefstroom. The course covers theory and a practical demonstration on the recently installed NWU solar PV installation. Topics […]

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Paarl’s Pearl Shines Once More

Paarl, the Pearl of the Boland, is one of South Africa’s oldest towns. The heritage that has shaped the area has been captured over centuries in the historic buildings that line its streets. One such building is Het Gesticht, an old slave church, which today is a museum that serves as a symbol of reconciliation […]

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ABEI lauches first global solution for electricity useage

ABEI Launches First Global Cloud-Based Solution for Electricity Usage Monitoring and Control With power costs escalating at an alarming rate, Body Corporates, Home Owners, Managing Agents, Developers, Architects, and indeed any large consumers of electricity are under pressure to contain and reduce these costs wherever possible. ABEI in conjunction with Billion (a global Taiwanese manufacturer […]

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Waterfall Business Estate goes green as it grows

The large “soil mountain” next to the N1 highway between Woodmead and Midrand in Johannesburg, is part of a green initiative by Atterbury Property Developments in its most ambitious project so far – the Waterfall Business Estate. “Rather than carting it away, we’re stockpiling the soil from earthworks to reuse in construction projects,” says Atterbury […]

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Why the Asian’s leading event in design is an unavoidable event

According to the “World Design Guide” 73 design events are organized in 2013. As it is reasonably not possible and useful for a magazine like yours to cover all of them, you need to do a selection. So far it sounds to be just common sense, but this exercise is actually more complicated that it […]

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Property career week aims to further property sector transformation

The Property Sector Charter Council (PSCC) recently organised a Property School Career Week to create interest among learners about the career opportunities in the property sector. The aim of the exercise was to create a single platform for learners to find out as much as possible about the industry by engaging with professionals from various […]

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Retailers line up to open at the new Jozini Mall, KZN – Opening 24 October 2013

Jozini Mall, the new 18,220sqm community shopping centre in North-Eastern KwaZulu-Natal, is now fully let and will open on Thursday, 24th October 2013. National tenants who have committed exceed 85% of the area. Anchor tenant Shoprite will lead the 50 shop retail mix in a 3,124sqm store. Gavin Tagg of Retail Network Services, which is […]

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GROHE highlights at the World Architecture Festival

Renowned architecture event in Singapore Discover innovative products and projects, draw fresh inspiration and share forward-looking insights – this is what the World Architecture Festival (WAF) was about. Taking place from October 2 to 4 2013, architects and designers from all over the globe will converged on Singapore to attend the world’s largest architecture event. […]

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GROHE means business in Africa

GROHE, the world leading German manufacturer in sanitary fittings is entrenching its foothold within the African market through continued expansion and dedicated commitment to bringing pure water enjoyment to all. GROHE is renowned world-wide for their innovative technologies, ground-breaking designs and firm commitment to environmental sustainability. With GROHE sales offices established in East and West […]

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Achieving long-term sustainability with wood

Cobus Lourens from Swartland offers an overview on what makes the use of timber products from Swartland such an effective long-term contributor to sustainability and green building practices.   25 September 2013, Johannesburg: Wood is a great green construction material – it is both sustainable and renewable when it is sourced from sustainably managed forests […]

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