The Green Building Council of South Africa has launched two exciting new courses – "Greening Existing Buildings" and "Economics of Green Building" in response to need and industry demand.

The new R100 million South African Police Service (SAPS) 10111 Radio Control Centre in Korsten, Port Elizabeth, designed by Matrix for the National Department of Public Works (NDPW), is a world-class facility built with the intension of achieving a four star Green Star SA 

Thursday, 28 March 2013 07:34

Sandton buildings are going green

A hundred years ago Sandton was considered the 'market garden' of Johannesburg, about 50 years later Sandton is described as a 'community of 30,000 whites and 15,000 horses'.

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) applauds Africa’s largest pension fund - the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) – on joining the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).

A new comprehensive report recently released from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), highlights that there are a large number of compelling benefits from green buildings received by different stakeholders throughout the life cycle of a building. 

Tuesday, 26 March 2013 09:41

Green Stars for Alice Lane

Sandton’s select address, Alice Lane is now home to a 4 Star Green Star SA rated office, as developer Abland receives certification from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) for the design of their prestigious Sandton project.

Growthpoint Properties Limited is taking another bold green step by replacing all of its light fittings in its office portfolio using the latest energy-saving technology. 

The official Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) Convention and Exhibition is South Africa's premier green building conference and exhibition, providing access to the latest, cutting edge, exciting information delivered by international and local experts!

The launch of the next green building rating tool by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), the Green Star SA - Public & Education Building Rating Tool (version 1), is set to take place at the GBCSA Convention and Exhibition, at the CTICC from 23 – 25 October 2012

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) has launched the PILOT Energy and Water Benchmarking tool for the commercial property industry, which allows property owners to see how their building’s consumption measures up to industry norms

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