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Ecolution Consulting’s Green Building Trend Predictions for 2019

Green Building Trends 2019

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 […]

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

Two Dam Sustainable

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 […]

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Unilever Khanyisa Achieves LEED Gold Certification

Unilever Khanyisa LEED Gold

Unilever Khanyisa, a home-care liquids factory situated in Boksburg, Johannesburg, has received LEED Gold certification by the U.S Green Building Council (USGBC). Ecolution Consulting was appointed as the Commissioning Authority (CxA) on the project and therefore guided and supported the design team in the Fundamental Commissioning process as per the […]

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Africa’s First Carbon Neutral Brewery

Darling Brew, a craft brewery in the Western Cape and client of Ecolution Consulting, is now officially Africa’s first official carbon neutral brewery. The brewery is expected to offset a total of 687.96 tons of CO2 over the next year which will be equivalent to having eliminated the same amount […]

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Hotel Verde Zanzibar Opens

Hotel Verde Zanzibar Opens

One of our latest hospitality projects, Hotel Verde Zanzibar – Azam Luxury Resort & Spa, has opened its doors as Zanzibar’s greenest hotel, to receive its first guests. At Ecolution Consulting, we are proud to have been appointed by the Verde Hotels group as the lead sustainability consultants on the […]

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Green Building: Benefits and Barriers

Green Building Benefits

According to a recent article published on ecobusiness.com, “Our built environment is responsible for half of all global energy use and half of all greenhouse gas emissions. Buildings consume one-sixth of all freshwater, one-quarter of world wood harvests and four-tenths of all other raw materials. The construction and later demolition […]

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10 Ways to Green your Office

Ways to Green your Office

Do you want to green your office but don’t know where to start? We’ve compiled a list of useful greening tips that are both environmentally and budget-friendly. Here are 10 ways to make your office greener: Redesign your workspace It is said that people who work in spaces close to […]

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Creative Ways To Green Your Home

Ways to Green your Home

We’ve created a guide on some creative ways that you can green your home, and while there may be big adjustments that you could make such as installing a greywater system or solar panels on your roof, we believe that the smaller efforts are just as important too! Here are […]

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EDGE Green Building Certification South Africa

EDGE Green Building Certification

Globalisation and rapid urbanisation are taking over cities across the world, which is resulting in threatened infrastructure, energy shortages, waste accumulation, water insecurity and air pollution to name a few. The need for greener, more sustainable buildings to combat the ill effects of such growth, however, is increasing. Through green […]

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South Africa’s Food Waste Crisis

Food Waste Crisis

Did you know that a third of the food produced in the world goes to waste every year? In South Africa, one in five households are deemed food insecure. These are the frightening realities that we as a country, and as the world, are facing in terms of food waste. […]

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