New lease on life for the Castle of Good Hope

When one of South Africa’s oldest and most cherished landmarks needed new pipes, Water Damage Services had the perfect solution.

By Kelly-Ann Prinsloo

When the Castle of Good Hope, a national landmark, needed new pipes, Water Damage Services had the perfect solution.

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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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