28 Jun '17, 7am

Education gets a green boost with Africa’s first Green Star certified school https://t.co/x2BBetR5XG

Education gets a green boost with Africa’s first Green Star certified school The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has great pleasure in announcing that Streetlight Schools’ Jeppe Park Primary is the first school in Africa to receive a Green Star rating, having achieved a 4 Star Green Star SA Interiors v1 certification. First of several schools in the Streetlight Schools stable to be Green Star certified, Jeppe Park Primary boasts a number of green building and sustainability focused measures, and the focus is on high quality low cost education that puts the well-being of the students first. The naturally ventilated building with many windows provides the students with access to healthy indoor spaces. Clever use of locally sourced materials provides acoustically designed spaces such as classrooms, libraries, play and social-areas suited to educational purposes. S...

Full article: https://www.gbcsa.org.za/news_post/education-gets-a-green...

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