The impact of buildings on the environment is astounding, with the built environment currently accounting for 25% of the world’s water usage and 60% of its electricity. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA), which promotes green building development in the country, has re-elected Seana Nkhahle as its non-executive chairman and Rudolf Pienaar as non-executive deputy chairman for a second term.

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has urged the country to focus on electricity demand side management rather than just supply management, to consider a total energy debate.

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has made an ambitious commitment to introduce a net zero/positive building certification scheme by 2020, and six more meaningful goals, at COP21 in Paris today.

Growthpoint Properties has made an ambitious commitment to sustainability, energy efficiency and green building, to coincide with Buildings Day at COP21 in Paris today.

Giuricich Bros Construction – a leading South African independent and family owned construction firm – has increased its presence in the retail development sector by securing the lucrative building contracts for the new 45,000m² Springs Mall at Blue Crane Eco Park and the 15,000m² expansion of the well-established Vaal Mall.

RICS to join governments, industry and civil society groups in Paris for crucial UN climate talks.

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