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7 Cool Green Building Trends

Interested in the latest and greatest in energy saving green building trends for 2016? The best news for energy-conscious builders and homeowners is that, with the tremendous upswing in the green building movement, innovations and developments are continually being made. The emphasis is on making...

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South Africa’s best Green Buildings

Considering that our buildings and structures contribute one out of three tons of the CO2 produced globally each year, it makes sense to adopt construction principles that emphasise energy saving and promote sustainability. But how do you get a nation to change their minds about...

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Designing For Climate Change

There is no better time than now to set about building the ‘green way’ or to turn your existing building from a greenhouse gas offender into an energy saving model for the future – this is the message coming out of the landmark bargain struck...

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What is Green Building?

Green or sustainable construction is more than just a passing fad; it is a highly necessary adaptation of current building principles to the pressure of climate change and energy saving concerns. The term “Green Building” encompasses both the physical construction process and the final product...

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Is double glazing worth it?

In South Africa, where our mainstream electricity supply is under increasing pressure and subject to costly tariff hikes, it makes good sense to seek alternative ways to secure energy saving in the home and workplace. Looking for various ways of saving on electricity is not...

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