Engineering News | Green Building https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/green-building Thu, 21 Oct 2021 01:35:00 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 More than 30 developments in the pipeline in Cape Town CBD – report https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-than-30-developments-in-the-pipeline-in-cape-town-cbd-report-2021-10-14 Irma Venter BUILDING & PROPERTY Thu, 14 Oct 2021 14:10:00 +0200 597992 1634298351 1634213400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000967783_resized_brtmycitipedestriancrossingcrosswalkcapetown20161022.jpg 511 287 Research shows where, how housing developments are built impact on residents' carbon footprints https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-shows-where-how-housing-developments-are-built-impact-on-residents-carbon-footprints-2021-09-30 Creamer Media Reporter GREEN BUILDING Thu, 30 Sep 2021 16:05:00 +0200 596644 1633013088 1633010700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/86468_30.09-divercity_carbon-study_final.pdf13996078To download a copy of the research findings, click here. To download a copy of the research findings, click here. Botswana, Namibia outline efforts towards green bonds, sustainable stock exchanges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/botswana-namibia-outline-efforts-towards-green-bonds-sustainable-stock-exchanges-2021-09-28 Donna Slater FINANCIAL Tue, 28 Sep 2021 12:53:00 +0200 596333 1632831935 1632826380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Green bonds provide balance to traditional investment vehicles https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-bonds-provide-balance-to-traditional-investment-vehicles-2021-09-27 Donna Slater FINANCIAL Mon, 27 Sep 2021 12:06:00 +0200 596207 1632738350 1632737160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 iREREP to have 30-year lead time, private sector to be responsible for technical and financing ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irerep-to-have-30-year-lead-time-private-sector-to-be-responsible-for-technical-and-financing-aspects-2021-09-20 Donna Slater RESOURCE EFFICIENCY Mon, 20 Sep 2021 16:21:00 +0200 595732 1632151543 1632147660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 GBCSA congratulates Redefine on 40 Green Star certifications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gbcsa-congratulates-redefine-on-40-new-green-star-certifications-2021-09-17 Tasneem Bulbulia PROPERTY; GREEN BUILDING Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:24:00 +0200 595572 1631886274 1631885040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 RMB launches ESG-risk-measuring platforms to support sustainable investing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rmb-launches-esg-risk-measuring-platforms-to-support-sustainable-investing-2021-09-02 Donna Slater FINANCE Thu, 02 Sep 2021 14:44:00 +0200 594078 1630589894 1630586640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Public Works to release RFI in development of green energy, resource efficiency drive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-works-to-release-rfi-in-development-of-green-energy-resource-efficiency-drive-2021-09-02 Donna Slater ENVIRONMENT Thu, 02 Sep 2021 12:25:00 +0200 594024 1630589185 1630578300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000959972_resized_mpumalangahighcourt1022.jpg The Mpumalanga High Court, which the DPWI handed over in November 2019, is an example of a building where energy and water saving technologies could be rolled out 511 287 The importance of organisational culture in supporting women https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-importance-of-organisational-culture-in-supporting-women-2021-08-27 Anna Moross Green Building Fri, 27 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 592178 1628861147 1630015200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000956488_resized_karendebruyng7renewableenergieswomeninindusrtypr0821jpg1022.jpg KAREN DE BRUYN The global renewable energy revolution has set in motion new opportunities for women to contribute to the engineering sector 511 287 Cement producers apply for tariff protection against imports https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tariff-application-with-itac-waiting-for-cement-designation-to-be-gazetted-ppc-2021-08-13 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 591300 1628580403 1628805600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Commercial property industry set to improve https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commercial-property-industry-set-to-improve-2021-07-16 Nadine Ramdass Green Building Fri, 30 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 589676 1627552795 1627596000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000951255_resized_massmartprogressblackpepperproperties1507211022.jpg MASSMART PROGRESS Covid-19 has enhanced is the use of space 511 287 Hybrid solar installation completed in Zimbabwe https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hybrid-solar-installation-completed-in-zimbabwe-2021-07-23 Halima Frost Green Building Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588844 1626697831 1626991200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000949383_resized_sagermanyblockpowerdhybrid07211022b.jpg OFF GRID The hybrid solar installation installed by Blockpower SA and Dhybrid was tailor made for the client in Zimbabwe 511 287 Report shines light on empowerment of women in green industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/report-shines-light-on-empowerment-of-women-in-green-industry-2021-07-20 Donna Slater GENDER EQUALITY Tue, 20 Jul 2021 16:07:00 +0200 590002 1626790768 1626790020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Despite Q1 dip, Afrimat Construction Index four-quarter average shows consolidation of recovery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrimat-construction-index-sees-consolidation-of-recovery-trend-2021-07-02 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587464 1624947873 1625176800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Hardware, building material markets more buoyant but difficult conditions linger in building sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buoyant-hardware-building-material-markets-push-up-confidence-index-2021-07-02 Irma Venter BUILDING INDUSTRY Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587466 1624947873 1625176800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Afrimat Construction Index sees consolidation of recovery trend https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrimat-construction-index-sees-consolidation-of-recovery-trend-2021-06-22 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Tue, 22 Jun 2021 13:51:00 +0200 587379 1624624270 1624362660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000946419_resized_lsffeaturewoodstockbuildingdji0008o62021jpg1022.jpg 511 287 Buoyant hardware, building material markets push up confidence index https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buoyant-hardware-building-material-markets-push-up-confidence-index-2021-06-14 Irma Venter BUILDING INDUSTRY Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:44:00 +0200 586705 1623674742 1623674640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000945075_resized_fnbsenioreconomistsiphamandlamkhwanazi20211022.jpg Siphamandla Mkhwanazi 511 287 Consultancy alters green processes due to Covid 19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-free-green-city-challenges-2021-06-11 Claire O'Reilly Green Building Fri, 11 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 585381 1623075412 1623362400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000942533_resized_greenbuildingsindustriessolidgreen202106111022.jpg THE FINAL COUNTDOWN The City of Johannesburg’s Green Building Policy awaits finalisation 511 287 Pioneers for sustainable urban regeneration https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pioneers-for-sustainable-urban-regeneration-2021-06-11 Claire O'Reilly Green Building Fri, 11 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 585401 1623075413 1623362400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Timber’s viability overlooked by developers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/timbers-viability-overlooked-by-developers-2021-06-11 Claire O'Reilly Green Building Fri, 11 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 585387 1623075413 1623362400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000942558_resized_greenbuildingsindustriessawmillingpr202106111022.jpg WOOD REDUCES CARBON OMMISIONS Carbon dioxide is removed from our atmosphere by wood plantations during their rotations of seven to 20 years. 511 287 Wood beneficial for the circular economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/woods-participation-in-the-circular-economy-2021-06-11 Claire O'Reilly Green Building Fri, 11 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 585398 1623918048 1623362400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000942562_resized_greenbuildingsindustriesupschalkgrobbelaar20210611.jpg SCHALK GROBBELAAR Only one-third of the wood used in a linear economy would be required in a circular economy 511 340 Green certified offices more defensive in pandemic property market – index https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-certified-offices-more-defensive-in-pandemic-property-market-index-2021-05-27 Simone Liedtke GREEN BUILDINGS Thu, 27 May 2021 11:20:00 +0200 585171 1622108064 1622107200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sustainable construction ethos prioritised by manufacturer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-construction-ethos-prioritised-by-manufacturer-2021-05-21 Darren Parker Green Building Fri, 21 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 583291 1621263095 1621548000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937956_resized_constructionenchrysosolar1022.jpg ENERGY EFFICIENCY The solar installation provides about 70% of the facility’s energy requirement 511 287 Balwin remains ‘cautiously optimistic’ on the back of positive financial results https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/balwin-remains-cautiously-optimistic-on-the-back-of-positive-financial-results-2021-05-17 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Mon, 17 May 2021 12:14:00 +0200 584245 1621248685 1621246440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000940135_resized_propertybalwinkikuyuunitswaterfall0520171022.jpg An artistic rendering of Balwin's apartments at its Waterfall development. 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85302_ye21.pdf2534731Click here to download a copy of Balwin Properties' results presentation on May 17. Click here to download a copy of Balwin Properties' results presentation on May 17. PIC acquires Deloitte building in Midrand to add to GEPF portfolio https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pic-acquires-deloitte-building-in-midrand-to-add-to-gepf-portfolio-2021-05-06 Donna Slater PROPERTY Thu, 06 May 2021 16:05:00 +0200 583436 1620310609 1620309900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nonresidential buildings will have to display energy performance certificate by next December https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nonresidential-buildings-will-have-to-display-energy-performance-certificate-by-next-december-2021-04-28 Schalk Burger GREEN BUILDING Wed, 28 Apr 2021 10:20:00 +0200 582665 1619599827 1619598000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Managing green-building strategies during construction crucial for ratings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/managing-green-building-strategies-during-construction-crucial-for-ratings-2021-04-09 Schalk Burger GREEN BUILDING Fri, 09 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 580112 1617195565 1617919200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000931125_resized_aecomexxarogreenofficelakesidecenturion03211022.jpg The building achieved an As-Built 6-Star Green Star-rating, which is the highest GBCSA sustainability accreditation 511 287 Deloitte Africa makes an impact with new green building https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/deloitte-africa-makes-an-impact-with-new-green-building-2021-03-26 Natasha Odendaal WATER Fri, 26 Mar 2021 11:20:00 +0200 580269 1616750894 1616750400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Increases in civil tender awards, hardware sales despite Covid pandemic https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/civil-tenders-hardware-sales-positives-in-construction-industry-metelerkamp-2021-03-26 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579224 1616059251 1616709600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Research shows promise in decarbonisation drive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-shows-promise-in-decarbonisation-drive-2021-03-19 Halima Frost Green Building Fri, 19 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578122 1615814254 1616104800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000926831_resized_energytransitioncsirlithiumionevbattery03211022.jpg SAVING FOR THE FUTURE Battery storage can become a substantial contributor to maximizing the efficacy of renewable energy 511 287 WBHO sees a tripling of civils and road project pipelines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wbho-sees-marked-improvement-in-civils-road-sectors-2021-03-19 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 19 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578831 1615814255 1616104800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 L2D's entire portfolio is now Green Star certified https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/l2ds-entire-portfolio-is-now-green-star-certified-2021-03-18 Creamer Media Reporter GREEN BUILDING Thu, 18 Mar 2021 10:27:00 +0200 579550 1616057855 1616056020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Civil tenders awarded, hardware sales positives in the construction industry – Metelerkamp https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/civil-tenders-awarded-hardware-sales-positives-in-construction-industry-metelerkamp-2021-03-05 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 05 Mar 2021 14:16:00 +0200 578443 1614950098 1614946560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000927574_resized_afrisamroadpic030220211022.jpg 511 287 WBHO sees marked improvement in civils, road sectors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wbho-sees-marked-improvement-in-civils-road-sectors-2021-03-03 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Wed, 03 Mar 2021 13:01:00 +0200 578130 1614929161 1614769260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000926881_resized_wbhowolfgangneffceo202121022.jpg Wolfgang Neff 511 287 SA’s first energy performance certificate marks key milestone, says SANEDI https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sas-first-energy-performance-certificate-marks-key-milestone-says-sanedi-2021-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Wed, 03 Mar 2021 12:25:00 +0200 578129 1614768126 1614767100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Improved formulation, developments maintain low VOC emissions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-formulation-developments-maintain-low-voc-emissions-2021-02-12 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Green Building Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576498 1614682386 1614290400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Heritage building facelift under way https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heritage-building-facelift-under-way-2021-02-12 Darren Parker Green Building Fri, 12 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575065 1612879964 1613080800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000920387_resized_civilengconstructionicongroup0120211022.jpg ICONIC BUILDING REFURBISHMENT The project is centred around a 120-year-old heritage building, which needs to be preserved 511 287