Last night the 2019 Green Building Council Awards took place during the Green Building Convention Gala Dinner. The gala dinner theme, trashion, saw outfits mixed up with upcycled trash. Hotel Verde was awarded Highest Rated Building Winner. André Harms was recognised as the runner up of the Established Green Star Category. Congratulations to our colleague […]
To date, the building and construction industry has mainly focused on how buildings perform in-use. That’s why this year’s #GreenBuildingWeek was selected as #BuildingLife. Calling on all of the building and construction industry supply chain to decarbonise.
World Green Building Week is an annual campaign that motivates and empowers us all to deliver greener buildings by challenging us to explore how we can create a sustainable, healthy and climate resilience built environment for all.
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, a rating systems have been created, known as Green building rating systems. And we’re here to give you some insight into how these rating systems work and which one will be best for you and your business.
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 this exciting responsible tourism project. […]
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 rating) received by Hotel Verde […]
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 as their sustainability consultants. Now, […]
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 a number of different speeches […]
As a a certified Bcorp, we are a company committed to using business as a force for good. We believe that the values we aim to uphold both internally and externally form the basis of our goal to be a business that cares for people and the planet. We wanted our values to be more […]
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 […]