Engineering News | Green Building and Industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/green-building-1 Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:32:01 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Entrenched player furthers green building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entrenched-player-furthers-green-building-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building and Industries Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488107 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729656_resized_afrisam201516afrisamsaiaawards0520181022.jpg EVERGREEN AfriSam has sponsored a number of awards to recognise notable achievements and work in sustainable building 511 287 Green awareness facilitates product uptake http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-awareness-facilitates-product-uptake-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building and Industries Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488112 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729663_resized_denbravennationalsalesmarketingmanagermichaelberg1022.jpg MICHAEL BERG Den Braven believes in providing the best solutions and products that contribute to a healthier and greener environment 511 287 Rescue Rod http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rescue-rod-2018-06-15 Creamer Media Reporter Green Building and Industries Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489358 1528719783 1529013600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732372_resized_primuslinervarioussites211022.jpg 511 287 Sustainable construction championed for building industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-construction-championed-for-building-industry-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building and Industries Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488243 1529049906 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729915_resized_concretewallgreenbuilding052018bloomberg1022.jpg VERSATILE Concrete is a sustainable material, with design flexibility, as it can be constructed into any shape, design and finish 511 287 Green building requires holistic approach http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-building-requires-holistic-approach-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building and Industries Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488134 1529049989 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729629_resized_jointbuildingcontractscommittee0520181022.jpg COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING Green building should not be regarded as a separate entity from the rest of a building project but rather as an integral part of the entire project 511 287 Proposed amendment to legislation set to eliminate lead in paint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proposed-amendment-to-legislation-set-to-eliminate-lead-in-paint-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488052 1529050080 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729652_resized_southafricanpaintmanufacturersassociation0520181022.jpg TAKING THE LEAD The proposed amendment to the Hazardous Substance Act of 2009 will reduce the amount of lead in paint to 90 parts per million 511 287 Municipality reduces GHG by using buses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-municipality-aims-to-reduce-ghg-using-green-bus-fleet-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Green Building and Industries Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454009 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Businesses embracing energy and carbon action plans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-embracing-energy-and-carbon-action-plans-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Green Building and Industries Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454022 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company aims for positive impact on environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-for-positive-impact-on-environment-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Green Building and Industries Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454103 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Need for environmental awareness in growing industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-environmental-awareness-in-construction-industry-growing-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Green Building and Industries Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453970 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 South Africans more conscious of greener ways of living http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-more-conscious-of-greener-ways-of-living-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Green Building and Industries Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454131 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653551_resized_windturbinesstandingreenfieldsatthevedadillowindenergyfarmoperatedbyaccionasainnavarraspain1022bloomberg.jpg INITIAL FOCUS The rating system developed by the Green Building Council of South Africa was initially only focused on new buildings 511 287 Several Green trends expected to emerge this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-can-expect-strengthening-trend-this-year-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Green Building and Industries Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453950 1497258359 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653071_resized_victorbouguenonmarketingmanager052017afrisam1022.jpg VICTOR BOUGUENON Trends include South Africa’s property and construction players committing to greener practices 511 287 Need for business to safeguard and support environmental protection initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-business-to-safeguard-and-support-environmental-protection-initiatives-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Green Building and Industries Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455401 1497855448 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656500_resized_bailedwaste062017interwaste1022.jpg REWARDING BENEFITS By obtaining green accreditation, businesses are recognised and can be rewarded for the role they play in protecting the environment 511 287 Programme provides in-depth understanding to boost green industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-programme-provides-in-depth-environmental-understanding-to-boost-green-industry-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Green Building and Industries Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454025 1497856011 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Luminaire manufacturer expands product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/luminaire-manufacturer-expands-product-offering-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Green Building and Industries Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454010 1497860516 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653247_resized_solonestandaloneluminaire052017bekaschreder1022.jpg SOL-ONE The luminaire has an integrated photocell and an integrated motion sensor 511 287 Dust suppression system in high demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dust-suppression-system-in-high-demand-2016-08-12 Kimberley Smuts Green Building and Industries Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421983 1470404163 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company receives environmental certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-receives-environmental-certification-2016-08-12 Kimberley Smuts Green Building and Industries Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422193 1470404163 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573871_resized_norcrossagroupsherqmanagerjuliusmcmaster1022.jpeg JULIUS MCMASTER The ISO 14001 certification provides a framework that enables us to manage and enhance our environmental performance 511 287 Remediation of waste tyres reduces carbon emissions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/remediation-of-waste-tyres-reduces-carbon-emissions-2016-08-12 Kimberley Smuts Green Building and Industries Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422170 1470404163 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Power Up energy systems boost green development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-up-energy-systems-boost-green-development-2016-08-12 Kimberley Smuts Green Building and Industries Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421967 1471003712 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Sustainable concrete structures actively reduce energy consumption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-concrete-structures-actively-reduce-energy-consumption-2016-08-12 Kimberley Smuts Green Building and Industries Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421954 1471004243 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573283_resized_ciparkinglotwithsunreflection1022.jpeg AIR-BORNE TOXINS DISMISSED Use of titanium dioxide in the surface of concrete results in the conversion of harmful compounds when exposed to ultra-violet light 511 287 Educated consultants, surveyors are key in green initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/educated-consultants-surveyors-are-key-in-green-initiatives-2016-04-01 Victor Moolman Green Building and Industries Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403870 1459246987 1459461600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000523400_resized_greenoffice1022.jpeg GREEN BUILDING Success of green technologies depends on all parties being well informed about their application and benefits 511 287 Green techniques, energy management reduce energy demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-techniques-energy-management-reduce-energy-demand-2016-04-01 Victor Moolman Green Building and Industries Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403935 1459505588 1459461600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000526175_resized_greenbuildingreuters1022.jpeg RESIDENTIAL ENERGY SAVING Responsibility of saving energy should be shared by consumers and suppliers 511 287 PPS building achieves high green rating http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pps-building-achieves-high-green-rating-2016-04-01 Victor Moolman Green Building and Industries Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404562 1459505783 1459461600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000525514_resized_greenbuildingppscentrionfacade1022.jpg RUSTED FACADE Rusted steel facade can easily be melted down and allows for a greener approach 511 287 Policy implementation yields green awareness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/policy-implementation-yields-green-awareness-2016-04-01 Victor Moolman Green Building and Industries Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404938 1460122218 1459461600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000526678_resized_alisongroves1022.jpeg ALISON GROVES Using green building techniques can increase creativity and productivity 511 287 Rainwater harvesting helps municipalities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rainwater-harvesting-eases-pressure-on-municipal-potable-water-resources-2015-08-14 Dylan Slater Green Building and Industries Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379466 1439275021 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000451793_resized_ecorainpic41022.jpg 511 287 Vehicle OEM improves efficiency, cuts energy use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vehicle-oem-improves-efficiency-cuts-energy-use-2015-08-14 Dylan Slater Green Building and Industries Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379478 1439275023 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000451820_resized_motorproductionline131022.jpg FORD RANGER New high-capacity air compressors were installed at a Ford assembly plant where the Ranger is manufactured 511 287 Paints industry spearheads lead-removal mission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paints-industry-spearheads-mission-to-remove-lead-from-paint-products-2015-08-14 Dylan Slater Green Building and Industries Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379476 1439470370 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000451816_resized_sapmapaintbrushandcan1022.jpg MAKING PAINT SAFE The quantities of lead used to manufacture some pigmented paints is insignificant 511 287 New emissions regulations impact industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-emissions-regulations-impact-industry-2015-08-14 Dylan Slater Green Building and Industries Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 379475 1441719178 1439503200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000451807_resized_envirosmokebloomberg1022.jpg REDUCING GREENHOUSE GASES South Africa has pledged to contribute towards a low-carbon economy 511 287 Utility costs, refurbishment contribute to green building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/utility-costs-refurbishment-to-contribute-to-growth-in-green-building-sector-2015-04-03 David Oliveira Green Building and Industries Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363556 1427466466 1428012000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000404968_resized_northpark15copy1022.jpg MITIGATING A NATION'S CHALLENGES Green building initiatives address many of South Africa’s environmental and energy challenges, such as electricity and water shortages 511 287 New green building completed in heart of Joburg http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-green-building-completed-in-heart-of-joburg-2015-03-18 David Oliveira Green Building and Industries Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363730 1427966203 1428012000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000405445_resized_0065fo1022.jpg WWF BUILDING, BRAAMFONTEIN Except for the façade, the original WWF building was deconstructed brick by brick, with every brick being used in the construction of the new building 511 287 Developer exceeds project’s recycled material targets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/developer-exceeds-projects-green-objectives-2015-04-03 David Oliveira Green Building and Industries Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363698 1427966589 1428012000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Retailer continues sustainability drive http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/retailer-continues-sustainability-drive-2015-04-03 David Oliveira Green Building and Industries Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363702 1428590070 1428012000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000405347_resized_builders1022.gif BUILDERS WAREHOUSE, RIVONIA The implementation of LEDs, daylight harvesting cells and evaporative cooling has successfully reduced the store's energy consumption to 89 kWh/m2 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/53905_2015-03-12_massmart_-_hd_web.mp47037546South African retailer Massmart group sustainability manager Alexander Haw discusses the group’s sustainability initiatives. South African retailer Massmart group sustainability manager Alexander Haw discusses the group’s sustainability initiatives. GBCSA adopts green-product certification scheme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gbcsa-adopts-green-product-certification-scheme-2015-04-03 David Oliveira Green Building and Industries Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363928 1427965790 1427925600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Skills development essential for REIPPPP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skills-development-essential-for-reipppp-2014-12-12 Jonathan Rodin TOP GREEN ENERGY PROJECTS Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200 353505 1418111559 1418335200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000377479_resized_29411021h15318111022.jpg PERFECT TIMING The insecurity of stable supply and the appropriate load profiles means that rooftop photovoltaic (PV) is in the perfect position for tremendous growth 511 287 Specialised equipment used for wind turbine transportation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-equipment-used-for-wind-turbine-transportation-2014-12-12 Jonathan Rodin TOP GREEN ENERGY PROJECTS Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200 353504 1418111582 1418335200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Construction started on hydro project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-started-on-hydro-project-2014-12-12-1 Jonathan Rodin TOP GREEN ENERGY PROJECTS Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200 353529 1418111609 1418335200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Renewable power a major energy growth source http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-power-a-major-source-of-africas-energy-growth-2014-12-12 Jonathan Rodin TOP GREEN ENERGY PROJECTS Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0200 353511 1420622624 1418335200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Increased demand for solar PV rooftop solution expected http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-demand-for-solar-pv-rooftop-solution-expected-2014-08-15 Mia Breytenbach Green Building and Industries Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0200 339628 1407764566 1408053600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000338254_resized_netshieldsolar709091022duane.jpg POWER INCREASE Powermode expects that electricity price increases will drive demand for solar photovoltaic solutions 511 287