Sol Plaatje University: eco-friendly education

Sol Plaatje University is the Northern Cape’s first major university.

By Kelly-Ann Prinsloo

Deep in the heart of South Africa lies Kimberley, a city that, was known for the Big Hole and not much else. Now, it is home to South Africa’s newest bastion of higher learning, Sol Plaatje University.

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Dulini House: an exercise in environmentally-friendly luxury

Dulini House

By Kelly-Ann Prinsloo

Deep in the heart of the Kruger National Park lies a house known as Dulini House. Dulini House, situated in the Sabi Sand Reserve in the Kruger National Park, is an exercise in environmentally-friendly luxury. From heat pumps to a complete grey water harvesting system, Dulini House is easy on the eyes and its surroundings.

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The Capital Mirage: state-of-the-art plumbing

The Capital Mirage installation is one of the first to use VRF as its prime source of energy to heat water.

By: Kelly-Ann Prinsloo – writer

The Capital Mirage, an ultra-modern building with a state-of-the-art internal plumbing system, is perfectly placed in Cape Town, South Africa’s world-class city. A first-class city at the edge of the world, home to one of South Africa’s most famous natural wonders and countless world-renowned hotels, restaurants, beaches, and tourist attractions, Cape Town is Africa’s crowning glory. And now, that crown has one more glittering jewel in its stable: the Capital Mirage.

 

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A tailor-made solution for Strathyre Girls’ Home

By: Kelly-Ann Prinsloo – writer

When the Strathyre Girls’ Home needed new geysers, Travalgar Plumbing had an alternative suggestion – bringing down electricity consumption from 35 000W a month to only 6 000W!

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Karl Bremer: aesthetically-pleasing efficiency

By: Ilana Koegelenberg – assistant editor*

The Karl Bremer Office Development is the first project to achieve a Socio-Economic Category Pilot rating in Africa as part of its Five-Star Green Star SA rating

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New Woolworths shines after many challenges

By: Ilana Koegelenberg – assistant editor

From having to chemically blast the dolomite slab to being forced to redesign the plantroom – the challenges on the new Woolworths in Jean Crossing was plentiful, but it call came together in the end

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