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Premier Foods Facility achieves Green Star and Net Zero Carbon Certification

The Premier Foods Facility in Lords View Industrial Park, owned by Equites, was recently certified with a Green Star Custom Industrial and Net Zero-CARBON As-Built rating. Ecolution was appointed as the Net Zero and Green Star Accredited Professionals on the project. This state-of-the-art sustainable warehouse facility consists of warehouse space, yards, and office facilities, providing a healthier environment for …

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Building Commissioning: So Much More than a Credit

An expert system resulting in quality buildings with manifold benefits Today the Green Building Council of South Africa released a technical clarification on their commissioning clauses, explaining that Green Star allows for either the CIBSE or ASHRAE guidelines based Commissioning Processes to be implemented to achieve the relevant credits for certification (see CIR: MAN2 -C-OB1-0855 as well as the recent technical clarification: MAN2 -T-OB1-1562). The Building Commissioning (Cx) …

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Google Office Wins Interior Award

Google South Africa’s Head Office in Bryanston, Johannesburg, has won top spot in the International Green Interior Awards, an initiative delivered by Australian Living, a sustainable building consultancy.  Ecolution Consulting was responsible for implementing the fundamental commissioning process for the country’s head office, while ecocentric and Solid Green were the sustainability consultants for the project, submitting the project for …

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

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 submission.  …

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