Net Zero

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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Ecolution committed to becoming Net Zero carbon by 2025.

During COP25, which took place in the first two weeks of December 2019, Ecolution Consulting committed to becoming Net Zero carbon by 2030 alongside other Bcorperations who took on the BCorp Net Zero Challenge. Ecolution has taken the challenge one step further by committing to Net Zero by 2025 –  five years earlier than BCorp’s …

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Which Green Building Certification is right for you?

These days, it has become critical to construct and renovate buildings in an energy and resource-efficient way. If you’re stuck on knowing whether your building is, in fact, sustainable, rating systems have been created known as Green building rating systems. But as they consistently expand and increase in popularity, it becomes more and more complicated to know …

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Virgin Active Constantia Receives Net Zero Waste Rating

Virgin Active, Constantia Club, has achieved a Net Zero Waste certification from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), through rigorous waste reduction and recycling on site, with Ecolution Consulting as the Net Zero Accredited Professionals. Currently 93% of the gym’s waste is being diverted. An amount which was calculated as being possible through an initial waste …

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Growthpoint’s “The District” receives Net Zero Water Certification

The District building in Woodstock is Growthpoint Properties’ first commercial property in Cape Town to certify Net Zero Water and no longer rely on the municipal water grid. What Qualifies as a Net Zero Water Building? A Net Zero Water building is one which is designed, constructed and operated to greatly reduce its water consumption and then offset its remaining water demand with harvested, …

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Two Dam Sustainable, Our Net Zero Project, Receives Innovative Project of the Year Award at SAEE Conference

Our net zero project, Two Dam Sustainable, was announced winner of the Innovative Project of the Year Award at the 13th annual Southern African Energy Efficiency Confederation (SAEE) Conference that took place from the 13th to the 14th of November 2018. The Awards program recognises outstanding accomplishments of both individuals and companies in the industry, shining …

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Our Net Zero Project, Two Dam Sustainable, Announced a Winner in Green Building Council Leadership Awards

Our project Two Dam Sustainable was named winner in the category: Net Zero Innovative Project Award at last night’s Green Building Council Leadership Awards. The awards took place during the Green Building Council of South Africa’s (GBCSA) annual Green Building Convention. This Net Zero Innovative Project Award recognizes leading Net Zero projects that have achieved an innovative and cutting edge outcome in terms …

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Net Zero Certification Pilots in South Africa

One of Ecolution Consulting’s latest projects, Two Dam Sustainable, has been certified Net Zero Carbon by the Green Building Council of South Africa. Two Dam Sustainable, a trout farm near Montagu, Western Cape, is one of the first four pilot projects to have been certified net zero in South Africa in October 2017. The GBCSA Net Zero/Net …

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WGBW2017 Drives Awareness to Advance Net Zero Buildings

World Green Building Week takes place from 25 September – 1 October 2017 and we are proud to be participating in this green initiative to view buildings as catalysts for action against climate change. This year’s theme “Our Hero Is Zero”, is driving awareness around the need for rapid transformation in the building sector to achieve …

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