17 Oct '17, 9am

Yes, that is correct - SA’s green building sector continues to grow: https://t.co/lrD7ZYzIeV

Yes, that is correct - SA’s green building sector continues to grow: https://t.co/lrD7ZYzIeV

SA’s green building sector continues to grow What saves enough water to meet the daily needs of 550 000 people each year? Just 300 resource-efficient buildings certified by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA), said CEO Dorah Modise. “GBCSA is meaningfully contributing to the planet,” Modise told a crowded conference room, without a hint of exaggeration, at the 10th Green Building Convention, held in the Century City Conference Centre from 9 – 11 October 2017. Growing demand for local skills and jobs In 2018, the proportion of green buildings will climb from 2017’s 41% to 61% of all South African building project activity. The GBCSA certifies buildings according to the Green Star rating system, and these buildings are recognised for their resource efficiency, which are rated in minute detail using sustainability indicators on every aspect of the development, fro...

Full article: https://www.gbcsa.org.za/news_post/sas-green-building-sec...

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