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A guide to developing net zero carbon buildings in South Africa is freely available and can be downloaded here

Guide to developing net zero carbon buildings in SA launched

GETTING TO ZERO: A guide to developing net zero carbon buildings in South Africa gives a thorough overview on net zero carbon buildings in South Africa. It provides guidance to professional teams considering developing a net zero carbon building and shows those shaping the built environment in South Africa that it is possible. While it […]

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Vote for 78 Corlett Drive in Melrose North, Johannesburg, designed by Daffonchio and Associates Architects, which has been nominated for the ArchDaily Building of the Year 2020 Awards.

78 CORLETT DRIVE NOMINATED FOR THE ARCHDAILY BUILDING OF THE YEAR 2020 COMPETITION

78 Corlett Drive in Melrose North, Johannesburg, designed by Daffonchio and Associates Architects, has been nominated for the ArchDaily Building of the Year 2020 Awards. 78 Corlett Drive achieved a 6 Star Rating and Net Zero Carbon accreditation and was awarded Highest Rated Building Award for 2018 by the GBCSA. Vote for 78 Corlett Drive […]

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Brett Chrystal, Associate Director and Head of Sustainability at Bentel Associates International, makes the case for net zero.

THE CASE FOR NET ZERO

Following the Paris Agreement on Climate Change in 2015, a number of European countries have  made commitments to move to a Net Zero emissions economy. This is in response to climate science showing that in order to halt climate change, carbon emissions have to stop – reducing them is not sufficient. (more…)

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The Vleihuis Development in Linden, Johannesburg, owned and designed by Marc Sherratt Sustainability Architects, achieved Net Zero Certifications from the GBCSA for Carbon, Water and Ecology.

LINDEN VLEIHUIS: REINTRODUCING BIODIVERSITY INTO URBAN LIVING

In September 2018, Solid Green demonstrated sector leadership when the Vleihuis Development in Linden, Johannesburg, achieved Net Zero Certifications from the GBCSA for Carbon, Water and Ecology. The project was also awarded Runner Up: Net Zero Innovative Project Award in the Green Building Council Leadership Awards 2018. (more…)

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As one of the first projects in Africa to be certified Net Zero, 78 Corlett Drive in Johannesburg is leading the local green building sector into a new phase of evolution.

THE RACE TO ZERO: 78 CORLETT DRIVE

As one of the first projects in Africa to be certified Net Zero, 78 Corlett Drive in Johannesburg is leading the local green building sector into a new phase of evolution. The project was awarded a Net Zero Carbon (Pilot) Level 1 Certification in late November 2017, and a 6-star Green Star Office V1.1 Design certification […]

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