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OCON GOES GREEN WITH STANDARD BANK

The much talked about five star, Green Star rated Standard Bank building in Rosebank, Johannesburg continues the trend of companies establishing environmentally friendly and energy efficient buildings and joins nine other developments currently rated five stars with the Green Building Council of South Africa. The 65 000 m2 Standard Bank building has some 4, 500 […]

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dhk Architects’ Ridgeside project obtains a four star “As Built” Green Star rating

dhk Architects’ Nedbank Ridgeside office building in Umhlanga Rocks, Kwa-Zulu Natal, was recently awarded a four star “As built” rating under the Green Building Council of South Africa’s (GBCSA) Green Star rating system for offices. The rating system recognises achievements in sustainable architecture. This acknowledgement makes Ridgeside one of fewer than 20 buildings in South […]

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SAPOA honours excellence in SA property development

Showcasing the SA property industry’s impact on the world stage, One & Only The Palm, Dubai, clinched top honours at SAPOA’s (South African Property Owners Association) Awards for Innovative Excellence in Property Development, sponsored by Nedbank Corporate Property Finance.   This year, SAPOA presented a dozen awards to outstanding property developments. It announced the award […]

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Plaster Primer for a Greener Future

For a plaster primer that’s as friendly to the surfaces it protects, as it is to the environment, choose Ecosure. Not only does it comply with Green Star rating requirements, but it is also the only product on the market that can be applied directly to Rhinolite.  With its water-based and alkali resistant properties, Ecosure […]

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Nedbank Menlyn Maine Falcon Building receives 4 star Green Star rating

The Nedbank Menlyn Maine Falcon Building will be the new regional head office for Nedbank and has recently been awarded a 4 star Green Star rating .The Menlyn Maine precinct is a mixed use development and stands out as a green node in South Africa. Mathieu du Plooy, MD of WSP Africa: “We are proud […]

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The Green Building Conference and Exhibition returns

The Green Building Conference and Exhibition returns to Sandton Convention Centre in 2011 and will provide a powerful mix of international and local content for built-environment professionals and stakeholders. World renowned designers and experts will accompany South Africa’s own leaders in sustainable construction in a new extended plenary format Opportunity to attend a real-time green […]

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Nedbank phase II awarded South Africa’s first as built Green Star SA rating

Phase II of Nedbank’s head office has achieved another eco-friendly first. Today it was announced at the Green Building Council Convention that the development in Sandton, Johannesburg has been certified as South Africa’s first As Built Green Star SA Building under the Green Building Council of South Africa’s (GBCSA) Office v1 rating tool. The building […]

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Nedbank Phase II awarded South Africa’s first as built Green Star SA Rating

Phase II of Nedbank’s head office has achieved another eco-friendly first. Today it was announced at the Green Building Council Convention that the development in Sandton, Johannesburg has been certified as South Africa’s first As Built Green Star SA Building under the Green Building Council of South Africa’s (GBCSA) Office v1 rating tool. The building […]

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