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As it enters its 10th year in operation, The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has reached the remarkable milestone of 250 green building certifications in Africa.

Driving the sustainability of public sector buildings in South Africa forward, the heritage-sensitive and environmentally-innovative refurbishment of the Agrivaal building in Pretoria has achieved a 4 Star Green Star SA Office v1 – As Built rating from the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA).

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has announced that the Fourleaf Estate residential development in Port Elizabeth is the first residential project in Africa to meet the EDGE resource-efficiency standard and receive EDGE final certification.

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) signed a license agreement with the Kenya Green Building Society (KGBS) last week which allows the KGBS to use the Green Star rating system and trademark in Kenya for certification of green buildings, and to train and accredit professionals in Kenya using Green Star material.

South Africa’s most prestigious shopping centres are joining more than a billion people across 178 countries in an unprecedented wave of support for the urgent need to address climate change.

The built environment has a major role to play in climate change mitigation, and progressively more South African property investors are rising to the challenge with positive impacts on the environment and their businesses.

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) today announced the launch of the locally applicable version of the Green Star – Communities rating tool in South Africa.

Young environmental visionaries from the University of Cape Town took first place in the Growthpoint Greenovate Awards for the second year running.

Growthpoint Properties’ Greenfield Industrial Park in Cape Town has been awarded South Africa’s first ever Green Star SA rating for an industrial property.

Collaborating for a better, greener built environment, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (NCIB) has again joined forces with the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) as the principal sponsor of the Green Building Convention 2016.

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