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Case Study: SEM assists Tukkies to conserve water

The Objective The University of Pretoria (Tukkies) needed to embark on a water conservation drive.   The Challenge Current consumption breakdown per area was not quantified, infrastructure was ageing, and internal capacity was not available.   The Solution The University of Pretoria, also fondly known as ‘Tukkies’ realised they could save significantly on water consumption […]

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Opinion Piece: Conserving water – the next step in efficiency

Energy efficiency has become a focus area for businesses as the cost of electricity has continued to escalate in recent years. However, when embarking upon carbon footprint reduction initiatives and when looking to reduce resource usage to decrease costs, many organisations fail to take one all-important area into account: water. Inefficient use of water, wastage […]

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Opinion Piece: Holistic energy management – the ultimate goal of energy efficiency initiatives

Energy efficiency is fast becoming an important item on the South African corporate agenda, for a number of reasons. While some organisations have taken this to heart with the implementation of Green Star energy rated buildings, and many organisations are beginning to take steps to reduce energy consumption, others have not even begun. There are […]

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