What does 2020 have in store for the green building industry? We asked our team what they thought are some of the emerging (or ongoing) green building trends for 2020, along with discussing key green building drivers, opportunities, and challenges.
Ecolution Consulting has 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 challenge deadline and 25 years earlier that the given IPCC deadline of decarbonsation by 2050.
A new sustainable lodge has opened in Rwanda, adding to the growing luxury tourism sector in the country. Singita, an award-winning hospitality and conservation brand committed to extensive reforestation initiatives in Rwanda, is behind the lodge. Ecolution Consulting are proud to have worked with them and developers Milton Group on […]
Hotel Verde, Cape Town; the airport-hotel managed by Verde Hotels, Africa’s greenest hotel group, recently re-certified with a Green Star SA Existing Building Performance Certification from the Green Building Council of South Africa. According to the Green Building Council of South Africa, the score of 92 points (a six star […]
As Ecolution Consulting, we are proud to announce the completion of one of our recent projects: the first Green Star rated brewery in South Africa, Darling Brew. The brewery, located in Darling, Western Cape, was also the first brewery in Africa to become Carbon Neutral in April 2018 with Ecolution […]
Our founder and director André Harms had fun putting some of his practical engineering skills to use at the @AfricanClimateAlliance climate justice march on Friday 14 June, assisting the sound team at CityVarsity to get ready for the youth speeches. The youth marched from Parliament to the Grand Parade where […]
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 […]
Green buildings are gaining momentum around the globe given their economical and environmental value. Within the last 10 years, the international market for green construction projects has grown remarkably, and is expected to continue growing in the coming years. According to Dodge Data & Analytics’ World Green Building Trends SmartMarket […]
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 […]
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 […]