Engineering News | Green Building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/green-building Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:53:16 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Four South African cities strive to make all new buildings zero-carbon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/four-south-african-cities-strive-to-make-all-new-buildings-zero-carbon-2018-04-16 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:54:00 +0200 483991 1524212622 1523876040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Efficiency certification achieved for new project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consultancy-achieves-edge-preliminary-certification-for-balwins-polo-fields-2018-04-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481532 1522737160 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714931_resized_polofieldslifestylecentre1creditlytarchitects1022.jpg SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT The Polo Fields is a massive development of 1 512 apartment units that will be located in the Waterfall precinct, in Midrand 511 287 Phase 1 of Loftus Park mixed-use development nears completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/phase-1-of-loftus-park-mixed-use-development-nears-completion-2018-03-14 Schalk Burger MIXED-USE PRECINCT Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:28:00 +0200 481168 1521728123 1521037680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715785_resized_loftusparkviewoverpiazza1022.jpg 511 287 Growthpoint starts excavation work for Rosebank office development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growthpoint-starts-excavation-work-for-rosebank-office-development-2018-03-07 Marleny Arnoldi Green Building Wed, 07 Mar 2018 12:48:00 +0200 480424 1520421759 1520419680 99999999999 renay de 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712419_resized_growthpointproperties144oxfordinrosebank03201810122.jpg Growthpoint Properties' 144 Oxford office development 511 287 Built environment summit in May http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/yearly-summit-on-built-environment-moves-to-may-greater-attendance-expected-2018-02-23 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478232 1519809498 1519941600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Over 20 000 visitors expected at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/over-20-000-visitors-expected-at-event-2018-03-02 Simone Liedtke bauma CONEXPO AFRICA Official Preview Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477926 1519809541 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706695_resized_baumaconexpoafricanasrec022018messemunchen1022.jpg 2018 EDITION The third iteration of the event in Africa will be held from March 13 to 16 511 287 Pros of on-site solar PV systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/on-site-solar-systems-effective-way-for-companies-to-use-renewables-2018-03-02 Schalk Burger RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478909 1519974436 1519941600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 HVAC&R event breaks records http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hvacr-event-breaks-records-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen Green Building Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478013 1519106402 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706840_resized_ahrexpoheatingcooling23021022.jpg EXPO EXTRAVAGANZA More than 72 000 people attended the AHR Expo 511 287 Discovery headquarters nears completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/discovery-headquarters-nears-completion-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Green Building Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476969 1518500544 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704619_resized_wbhodiscoverybuildingcivilengineeringconstruction0220181022.jpg VISIONARY CONSTRUCTION The vision for the Discovery building extends beyond providing indoor environmental quality for the occupants, to the integration of a building into a healthier, more desirable surrounding precinct 511 287 Drones offer inspection and maintenance benefits for built environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drones-offer-inspection-and-maintenance-benefits-for-built-environment-2018-02-16 Dylan Slater DRONES Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477472 1518691736 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705710_resized_janethomsonppfotor.png JANE THOMSON Remotely piloted aircraft systems can lower costs, enhance general visibility and improve personnel safety 511 287 Companies urged to ‘proactively’ reduce their carbon footprint as second Draft Carbon Tax ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proactive-energy-strategies-will-limit-carbon-tax-cost-implications-2018-02-09 Nadine James CARBON TAX Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476814 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 World-class speakers confirmed for exhibition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-class-speakers-confirmed-for-exhibition-2018-02-02 Jessica Oosthuizen Green Building Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475726 1517295045 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701844_resized_frigairbusinessconferences0220181022.jpg KNOWLEDGE CORNER Courses at FRIGAIR expo can benefit engineers, architects, contractors and designers 511 287 Conference to focus on innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-examining-technological-innovation-across-sa-economy-2018-02-02 Jessica Oosthuizen Green Building Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475579 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701500_resized_electrificationdistributioncoaxcablesukdec2014bloomberg1022.jpg TECHNOLOGY TAKEOVER The Technology Innovation Conference is reflecting on progress made in creating connectedness among government entities, citizens and businesses 511 287 Need for more energy increases demand for solar power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-more-energy-increases-demand-for-solar-derived-power-2018-01-26 Victor Moolman Green Building Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474772 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699744_resized_abengoasolarkhisolaroneparabolictroughcspupingtonnortherncape710220315duane.jpg WIDESPREAD POWER There are several solar farms across the member countries of the Southern African Development Community 511 287 Solar energy can reduce tariff hike strain on consumers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/constitutional-court-ruling-could-lead-to-price-hikes-for-south-africans-2018-01-26 Victor Moolman Green Building Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474888 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Three-year project reaches completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-year-project-reaches-completion-2018-01-26 Victor Moolman Green Building Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475066 1516970454 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 School installs solar system at boarding house http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/school-installs-solar-system-at-boarding-house-2018-01-26 Victor Moolman Green Building Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474883 1516970472 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Green building improvements needed to meet Paris agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-building-improvements-needed-to-meet-paris-agreement-2017-12-15 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 474097 1513327845 1513288800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 KZN education department awarded green building certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-education-department-awarded-green-building-certification-2017-12-13 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:02:00 +0200 473914 1513166798 1513166520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698190_resized_doeugudistrictofficescopyfotor.jpg The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education 511 287 Focus on environmental services boosts project sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-environmental-services-boosts-project-sustainability-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Green Building Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471126 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692386_resized_hacthrangeofenvironmentalsocialandsustainability112017hatchesg1022.jpg SUSTAINABILITY REQUIREMENTS Sustainability requires the optimisation of environmental, social and economic outcomes 511 287 Green consciousness continues to drive green building trends http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-consciousness-continues-to-drive-green-building-trends-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Green Building Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470935 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691861_resized_gregricesustainabilityconsultant112017wspafrica1022.jpg GREG RICE Businesses and citizens have recently become more conscious of the importance of resilience and resource scarcity 511 287 Waterfall City development for Deloitte Africa HQ kicks off http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waterfall-city-development-for-deloitte-africa-hq-kicks-off-2017-11-27 Natasha Odendaal CONSTRUCTION Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:27:00 +0200 472334 1511790827 1511789220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Steel Awards 2017 confirms LSFB growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-awards-2017-confirms-lsfb-growth-2017-11-13 Nica Schreuder Green Building Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470778 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691494_resized_summitplacesasteelawards1022.jpg SUMMIT PLACE The Assupol Building, the 11-storey winning office block in the Summit Place development 511 287 Monitoring energy consumption fosters efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/monitoring-energy-consumption-fosters-efficiency-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Green Building Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469019 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687573_resized_smartsolutionseachmicromodulecanbelinkedtoabuttonthatisfastandeasytoprogram1022.jpg SMART SOLUTIONS ElectroMechanica’s smart home solutions enable users to control and monitor their energy consumption from their smartphone 511 287 New council announced by architectural body http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saclap-announces-new-council-2017-11-10 Dylan Slater Architecture Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469539 1510037535 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Organisation assists business in becoming energy efficient http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-assists-business-in-becoming-energy-efficient-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder ENERGY EFFICIENCY Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468966 1510308722 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687510_resized_monitoredconsumptiongenesisenergybrendonohagan20081022.jpg MONITORED CONSUMPTION NCPC-SA is trying to find ways to optimise South Africa’s energy consumption 511 287 Newly inaugurated PV microgrid to supply almost 50% of Robben Island’s electricity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robben-island-inaugurates-r25m-microgrid-2017-11-03 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468781 1509430618 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687048_resized_electricityabbsamdleonviljoenrobbenisland102017duane1022.jpg LEON VILJOEN This system makes it the ideal solution, not only for the environment, but also from a business perspective 511 287 Reforms, business models key to unlocking private sector investment for climate change – IFC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reforms-business-models-key-to-unlocking-private-sector-investment-for-climate-change-ifc-2017-11-02 Natasha Odendaal CLIMATE CHANGE Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:39:00 +0200 469860 1509634269 1509633540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Report outlines vision for a million South African ‘climate jobs’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/report-outlines-vision-for-a-million-south-african-climate-jobs-2017-11-02 Terence Creamer CLIMATE JOBS Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:20:00 +0200 469820 1509630687 1509628800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689485_resized_eskommegawattparksolarduanenew.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71727_omcj_booklet_(aidc)_final_4_oct17.pdf7613555One Million Climate Jobs: Moving South Africa Forward on a Low-Carbon, Wage-Led and Sustainable Path One Million Climate Jobs: Moving South Africa Forward on a Low-Carbon, Wage-Led and Sustainable Path CSIR is looking to transform how infrastructure is built in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-csir-is-looking-to-transform-how-infrastructure-is-built-in-south-africa-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure – 2 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467358 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Property developer launches SA’s first dual-certified property portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-launches-sas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-progresses-developments-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467231 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683656_resized_growthpointdiscoverybuilding0920171022.jpg WRAPPING UP Growthpoint Properties is nearing completion on the 112 000 m2 office development for Discovery, in Sandton 511 287 PPC, NUM make headway on wage impasse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppc-num-make-headway-on-wage-impasse-2017-10-19 Creamer Media Reporter LABOUR Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:44:00 +0200 468384 1508493227 1508424240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 GBCSA launches Net Zero pilot certification scheme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gbcsa-launches-net-zero-pilot-certification-scheme-2017-10-13 Schalk Burger GREEN BUILDING Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:51:00 +0200 467738 1507895067 1507891860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Construction starts on new R500m office tower development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-starts-construction-of-new-r500m-office-tower-development-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466637 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682176_resized_properttydevelopmentablanddhk35lowerlongperspective0920171022.jpg ENVISAGED DESIGN The building will have a modern look, characterised by dynamic glazed façades of floor–to-ceiling heights 511 287 Abland going green on precinct developments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abland-going-green-on-precinct-developments-2017-10-12 Anine Kilian PROPERTY Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:41:00 +0200 467608 1507815717 1507812060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Integrated heat pumps provide cost-effective energy efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-heat-pumps-provide-cost-effective-energy-efficiency-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Green Building Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465300 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679262_resized_hydratherproductrange20171022.jpg BIG PLANS HydraTherm has upcoming ranges of energy efficient water heating solutions in the gas and solar water sectors for 2018 511 287