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SA’s brightest green stars are honoured

South Africa’s top rated Green Star buildings and top green building professionals were announced at the Green Star Leadership Awards 2014, held at the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) Convention, sponsored by Nedbank, in Cape Town last week. For their stellar contributions to green building in South Africa, this year’s big winners of these […]

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African innovation to be showcased at annual Green Building Convention

The Green Building Council of South Africa’s annual convention is set to showcase Africa’s potential to develop sustainable buildings as an answer to its infrastructure challenges as well as in response to Africa’s growing and complex cities. The convention, to be held in Cape Town from 10 to 12 September 2014 has cast its central […]

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Green initiatives gaining momentum in South Africa

Green building in Johannesburg has received a boost with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s (JSE) listing of its first green bond. The Green Building Council of South Africa has welcomed the R1.46 billion ($140 million) bond issued by the City of Johannesburg, which will be used to fund green initiatives. “This is great news,” says Brian […]

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Growthpoint scoops first 5-star Green Star SA rating for integrated industrial and office development for its Grundfos development

Growthpoint Properties’ custom developed industrial and office facility for multinational group Grundfos in Germiston has been awarded a 5-Star Green Star SA Office Design v1 rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA). This landmark rating is even more remarkable as it is the first to be given to an integrated industrial and […]

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LAUNCH OF ‘MY GREEN HOME’ CHALLENGE

One South African family will change their home to help change the world Today the Ngewana family launched their public journey of greening their home and lifestyle. Bulelwa Ngewana, the Mother of the family says: “We’ve always had good intentions, but haven’t been sure about where to start. So we’re taking on the My Green […]

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Green Building Council of South Africa honours Sage VIP’s contribution to the industry

At a prestigious celebratory event held this week at Sage VIP’s green home in Menlyn Maine, the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) honoured founding sponsors and pioneers in the green building industry for their part in contributing to the organisation’s growth over the last six years. The GBCSA is a non-profit company and leads […]

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Six stars for V&A Waterfront’s No. 1 Silo

The new No.1 Silo office building at the V&A Waterfront has been awarded a 6 star Green Star SA rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa. The No. 1 Silo office development is South Africa’s latest – and largest – green office building. It is only the second building to be awarded a […]

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