The V&A Waterfront is proud to be awarded five Green Star Ratings from the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) this week.

SA Real Estate Investment Trust, Emira Property Fund, has committed to sustainable development through greening their portfolio with the Green Building Council of South Africa.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 13:22

New Discovery head office is certified green

The new Discovery global headquarters in Sandton Central has become the largest new build project to receive a 5 Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) to date.

The average cost premium of building green over and above the cost of conventional construction – or green cost premium – is a mere 5.0% and can be as low as 1.1%.

Green building is gaining rapid momentum in Africa with office buildings in Rwanda and Namibia both receiving 6-Star Green Star ratings, certified by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA).

Solid Green Consulting has successfully facilitated 20 Green Star SA certifications with the Menlyn Maine Pegasus building marking this milestone.

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University's new R116m Business School is the first in South Africa to receive official "green" design rating accreditation for a public and education building from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA).

The new Cecilia Square office building in Paarl, which is located adjacent to the N1 close to the Paarl Mall and is scheduled for completion in September, has received a 4 Star Green Star Office Design Rating from the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA).

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.

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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