26 Aug '16, 11am

South Africa leads the pack for commitment to green building practices:

South Africa leads the pack for commitment to green building practices:

South Africa leads the pack for commitment to green building practices Green building is forecast to double globally by 2018, according to new research, which showcased South Africa as one of the top performers world-wide, reporting the highest percentage of green building projects currently underway. Even more impressive is the fact that South Africa’s commitment to green building isn’t triggered by regulatory requirements, as is the case in many other jurisdictions, but by “doing the right thing”. Dodge Data & Analytics and United Technologies published World Green Building Trends 2016 this month, on which the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) was a research partner. “[In South Africa], respondents believe the green activity so far is just laying the groundwork for an overall shift in the market,” says the report. “If this degree of commitment to green building hol...

Full article: https://www.gbcsa.org.za/news_post/south-africa-leads-the...

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