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GBCSA awards Hotel Verde for achieving the highest Green Star rating in the country

Highest Rated Green Star Award

Hotel Verde came out on top achieving the Highest Rated Building Award at the Annual Green Building Convention 2015. Hotel Verde, having achieved 82 points, equating to a six-star certification, was rated with the Green Star SA existing building performance tool (EBP) and was certified in June 2015, where Ecolution was the Accredited Professional for the […]

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Hotel Verde achieves Double Platinum status

LEED Platinum

Hotel Verde has been awarded platinum status, the highest certification, by the U.S. Green Building Council under the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance Rating System. This achievement makes it a double platinum building after having earned the same accolade under LEED New Buildings and Construction in May 2014. This success has identified the four-star hotel as […]

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Hotel Verde achieves 6 stars in EBP tool

Green Star SA 6 star

Hotel Verde has become the first hotel to be rated with Green Building Council South Africa’s Existing Buildings Performance rating tool during its pilot phase, and achieved no less than the most prestigeous 6 stars (82 points) meaning that this project is recognised for world leadership in sustainable development. The rating will be valid for 3 […]

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Platinum Heritage rating for Hotel Verde

Heritage awards Hotel Verde platinum

Having worked alongside them towards their goals we are pleased to announce that Hotel Verde has been awarded a Platinum rating using the Heritage Environmental Management System (EMS). Not only is Hotel Verde built sustainably but has proved that it is now also operated sustainably. Heritage is recognised as one of the leading certification brands in Africa […]

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Hotel Verde Awarded Prestigious Platinum Certification for LEED BD&C

LEED Platinum

As lead sustainability consultants on the Hotel Verde project it is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce that Hotel Verde is now the first building in Africa to have achieved a Platinum rating under the LEED green building rating system in the category of New Buildings and Construction. Hotel Verde is the second […]

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Sustainability Audit of St. Joseph’s Home for Chronically Ill Children

solar

Ecolution recently performed a sustainability audit of St Joseph’s Home for Chronically Ill Children. The large premises already uses 30+ solar geysers but many more areas were found in which sustainability can be improved. We look forward to seeing St Joseph’s carbon footprint decreasing as our recommendations are implemented in the home. Read more about the […]

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Eco-Logic Awards

Awards

Hotel Verde was awarded the Water Conservation award at the prestigious Eco-Logic Awards, hosted by Enviropaedia and SABC 3. This prize recognises excellence in harvesting and saving water on all fronts. The Eco-Logic awards were created to enable and assist the consumer to participate in looking after our planet, through the conscious use of their consumer […]

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Green buildings save energy and costs

Cape Town

“Green”, energy-efficient buildings save clients money and make for happier tenants, heard a meeting of environmentalists and businesses in Cape Town On Wednesday. Andre Harms of Ecolution speaks of the Africa’s Greenest Hotel, Hotel Verde, which is under construction near the Cape Town International Airport and is due to open in August of 2013. Hotel […]

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