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Posted on 20. May, 2013 by Cara.
Download article as PDF At a glance: renovation of 519 housing units in the Orgeval district Orgeval is a renovation project of 519 housing units in a district built in the 1970 in Reims. Key objective is [...]
Posted on 02. May, 2013 by Cara.
Download article as PDF At a glance: renovation of BASF’s office building A55 A55 is a three-story administrative office building of BASF in Dilovasi, Kocaeli, with more than 1,500 m2 of space for BASF employees. As a [...]
Posted on 07. Mar, 2013 by Cara.
Download article as PDF About BASF BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics and performance products to agricultural products, fine chemicals and oil and gas. As a reliable partner BASF creates chemistry to help its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its [...]
Posted on 01. Feb, 2013 by Cara.
Download article as PDF Who we are: A total integrated Facilities Management, Property Development and Renovations, Infrastructure Development and Fleet Management organisation. a company that offers a range of capabilities and unique business differentiators which enable us to integrate our services and provide a dynamic interaction focused on delivering tangible and sustainable benefits to our [...]
Posted on 03. Dec, 2012 by Cara.
Download article as PDF As I sit in my home office in Pretoria South Africa (listening to a recording of Bach’s 2-Part Invention in E-major BWV 777) I am astonished that this issue brings to an end Volume 6 of the Green Building E-Journal. For those who have been reading the issues you should have [...]
Posted on 03. Dec, 2012 by Cara.
Download article as PDF By: D.P. Waniko, MRICS, MNIQS, MACostE, Green Star SA AP Introduction We possess but the single planet, but today use the equivalent of one and a half Earths to provide the resources we use and absorb the waste generated. The result is not just a buildup of atmospheric carbon dioxide, which [...]
Posted on 29. Nov, 2012 by Cara.
Download article as PDF Softline VIP, a leading supplier of payroll and human resource management solutions, is starting the holiday season on a high note when the company moves into its new office space in Menlyn Maine at the start of December 2012. Menlyn Maine is set to be Africa’s first green city, designed for [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2012 by Cara.
Download article as PDF Despite the emergence of new high-tech alternative lightweight building technologies clay brick in house construction is confirmed as intrinsically ‘perfect’ for defining a sustainable and more energy efficient future. The ante towards building greater sustainability into the built environments with materials that have lower impacts on the natural environment is growing [...]
Posted on 22. Nov, 2012 by Cara.
Download article as PDF Environmental Value: The intrinsic qualities of Corobrik clay bricks, their thermal performance properties, maintenance free attributes and longevity offer the propensity for their embodied energy to be amortized and a low total carbon footprint achieved over the materials lifecycle. Generic factors that underpin the environmental integrity of Corobrik bricks include: Extreme [...]
Posted on 20. Nov, 2012 by Cara.
Download article as PDF Project Description Innovative methods of construction and the right construction materials play a major role in cutting carbon emissions during the construction and occupancy of buildings and the disposal or reuse of construction materials. Buildings that are more energy efficient use less energy and help protect the environment. BASF offers [...]