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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State-of-the-art hospital opens in KZN

By: Ilana Koegelenberg – assistant editor

By simply switching to heat pumps, the Life Hilton private hospital in KwaZulu-Natal is saving about R45 000 a month

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Trumps Grill and The Big Mouth – made over in style

By: Ilana Koegelenberg – assistant editor

As part of the bigger Nelson Mandela Square refurbishment, the restaurants also got a revamp – from the beautifully redone Trumps Grill to the brand new The Big Mouth

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SA – the world’s fastest growing green building market

Nearly eight years ago green building in South Africa was considered as a ‘right thing to do’ for the environment. But more developers are heeding the call for sustainable building as they are becoming more mindful of economic benefits and the country is positioning itself as the fastest growing sustainable building country in the world.

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