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School Fitout to Build

Can we have green schools?The greening of schools offers a unique opportunity to address these issuesand is an extraordinarily cost-effective way to enhance student learning,reduce health and operational costs and, ultimately, increase quality arguesthe Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA). Pictures by: Gareth Griffiths ImagingIn the commercial property sector, green buildings have lower operating ...
By Richard Owen-Thomas | November 28, 2019 | Resources

Insulation installers to be certfied

The industry association for insulation manufacturers and has announced a new trade registrationopportunity for installers, which should give clients considerable peace of mind. The Thermal Insulation Products and Systems Association of South Africa  (TIPSASA) has announced the official registration of the trade qualification ‘Insulation Installer with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The qualification consists ...
By Richard Owen-Thomas | November 28, 2019 | Resources

Energy Saving Tips

In addition to insulating your home, here are a few additional tips to assist you to reduce your enviromental footprint and save energy. Keeping internal doors closed in winter ensures you are heating smaller areas making heaters more effective. Check around your windows and doors for any gaps. Insulating strips for your windows and doors ...
By admin | October 17, 2017 | Resources