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Leaked: Toyota Land Cruiser 300 cabin
Leaked: Toyota Land Cruiser 300 cabinArticle

The slow tease of Toyota's new Land Cruiser continues. There has now been the obligatory patent drawing discovery...

6 Apr 2021

Critical first steps to optimising buildings for low-occupancy
Critical first steps to optimising buildings for low-occupancyArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to thousands of empty buildings as offices, malls and other commercial spaces have shut down...

Devan Pillay 18 Mar 2021

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Winged glass facade adds a new dimension to Cape Town's skylineArticle

The new 86-metre glass-clad office tower at 35 Lower Long Street is characterised by a singular sculpted massing which is transformed via dynamic glazed planes that extend over the office and parking levels...

11 Feb 2021

3 things school IT teams should prioritise to prepare for our new digital future
3 things school IT teams should prioritise to prepare for our new digital futureArticle

Educational institutions and teachers themselves have come under pressure this year, as the pandemic has pushed them to pivot and adapt to a digital-only world. Moving forwards, schools and universities will be faced with a tricky challenge - caught between financial constraints and the need to future-proof and invest in their networks to support an influx of new technologies...

Mandy Duncan 10 Dec 2020

Johnson Controls addresses HVAC skills shortage with learnership programme
Johnson Controls addresses HVAC skills shortage with learnership programmeArticle

With the goal of developing technical skills within the heating, ventilation, and air condition (HVAC) industry, Johnson Controls has rolled out a human capacity development and empowerment programme...

23 Nov 2020

How do we 'clean up' after the Covid storm?
How do we 'clean up' after the Covid storm?Article

Following the 2020 global Coronavirus pandemic, the ability to operate in a safe and clean working environment is one of the primary challenges in operations and maintenance...

Phil Lewis 28 Jul 2020

Reid Lifestyle Centre sets sights on Green Star, net-zero ratings
Reid Lifestyle Centre sets sights on Green Star, net-zero ratingsArticle

Having achieved six-star Green Star Public and Education Building (PEB) certification in May this year, Balwin Properties' Reid Lifestyle Centre is also targeting a Net-zero Carbon Level 2 rating...

22 Jul 2020

More interest and investment in portable AC units than ever
More interest and investment in portable AC units than everArticle

This is exactly how, where and when portable AC units come into play and prove themselves to be so valuable...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 12 Jun 2020

The future of green buildings in a post-Covid-19 world
The future of green buildings in a post-Covid-19 worldArticle

The Covid-19 lockdown has offered us an unexpected opportunity to reflect on our relationship with the planet, and the insurmountable evidence of climate change and its impact on our everyday life...

Brett Chrystal 11 May 2020

IoT platforms increase despite security risks
IoT platforms increase despite security risksArticle

A new Kaspersky report has revealed that the use of Internet of Things (IoT) business platforms is growing year-on-year in almost all industries...

6 Mar 2020

Dr Cathy Pickering, solution architect, FuseForward
#BizTrends2020: The intelligent utility of the futureArticle

For years, technology has promised to revolutionise the power sector. While smart grids have been implemented in many countries, the internet of things (IoT) devices and digital control solutions promise to be the enabler of the intelligent utility...

Cathy Pickering 8 Jan 2020

Barloworld HQ in Irene Link precinct awarded 5-star Green Star rating
Barloworld HQ in Irene Link precinct awarded 5-star Green Star ratingArticle

The first building to be completed in the mixed-use Irene Link precinct in Centurion, the Barloworld Automotive and Logistics head office has been awarded a five-star Green Star SA Design Rating v1.1...

27 Nov 2019

Continuous adaptation: Staying ahead of customer needs
Continuous adaptation: Staying ahead of customer needsArticle

As customers' needs evolve, retailers must adapt to meet those needs, or better yet, stay ahead of them. Retailers must rethink the traditional test and learn cycles...

Melissa Campbell 8 Nov 2019

Myths about timber construction: Setting the record straight
Myths about timber construction: Setting the record straightArticle

While timber construction has a relatively small footprint in South Africa, with its host of environmental and performance benefits, the building material is enjoying increasing popularity and interest among the general public and trade alike...

16 Sep 2019

Busting myths about timber construction
Busting myths about timber constructionArticle

According to Dr Brand Wessels, chairperson of the Department of Forest and Wood Science at the University of Stellenbosch, the most common myths that circulate among the general public and even the professional trade about timber as a building material include...

14 Aug 2019

Bernhard Githundi, a patient at Hornlee Clinic in Knysna gets his medication delivered from the Chronic Dispensary Unit.
WCGH's innovative solution to chronic medicine dispensingArticle

The Western Cape Government Health (WCGH) Chronic Dispensary Unit (CDU) in Parow, Cape has been upgraded with a bespoke automated chronic medicine dispensing, sorting and parcel assembly line...

1 Jul 2019

KFC Newmarket awarded LEED Retail certification
KFC Newmarket awarded LEED Retail certificationArticle

KFC Newmarket this year received LEED certification under the LEED 2009 for Retail - New Construction tool...

10 Jun 2019

Helmut Resisinger, CEO, Orange Business Services
The rise of The Internet of EnterprisesArticle

In today's digital economy, data is a highly valuable asset. Unlocking the insights that data holds is crucial to innovation...

Helmut Resisinger 5 Jun 2019

Double green rating achieved for GE Africa Innovation Centre
Double green rating achieved for GE Africa Innovation CentreArticle

The GE Africa Innovation Centre (GEAIC) in Melrose Estate, Johannesburg has received top sustainability accreditation from both South Africa and the US...

22 May 2019

Glenn Noome, director, Smart Integration
5 vital areas to note in building management systemsArticle

Demand for building management systems (BMS) is on the rise as the need for automation of security and other systems in buildings and large construction sites around the world grows...

26 Apr 2019

How to flood-proof your home
How to flood-proof your homeArticle

With the recent floods in Durban, it's time to stop and reflect on how well we are prepared and protected when it comes to harsh weather conditions...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 25 Apr 2019

VSD and magnetic bearings drive HVAC advances in 2019
VSD and magnetic bearings drive HVAC advances in 2019Article

HVAC solutions are getting smarter and more efficient every year. These advances are driven by both customer demands and new regulations...

Russell Hattingh 10 Apr 2019

2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit announces agenda
2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit announces agendaArticle

OurCrowd, Israel's most active venture investor, has announced programming for the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, to be held on 7 March 2019, in Jerusalem, Israel...

11 Feb 2019

How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROI
How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROIArticle

In this day and age, building 'green' should be the norm rather than the exception, however, misconceptions on green building 'tax' still seem to hinder the decision...

16 Oct 2018

#FreshOnTheShelf: Whistling microwave meals, artisanal rubs, Noble Nectar and flavoured green tea
#FreshOnTheShelf: Whistling microwave meals, artisanal rubs, Noble Nectar and flavoured green teaArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up some of our favourite food and beverage products that have hit the retail shelves recently...

Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Jun 2018

Using CO2 to green SA's cooling systems
Using CO2 to green SA's cooling systemsArticle

Cooling plays a vital role in daily life, from cooling people in office buildings and hospitals, to cooling products like food and data. Cooling is necessary in our modern society but it also consumes a vast amount of energy...

7 Jun 2018

SA REIT invests +R30m in solar PV plants at its malls
SA REIT invests +R30m in solar PV plants at its mallsArticle

Looking to curb ever-climbing electricity tariffs at its malls and reduce their carbon footprint, JSE-listed REIT SA Corporate Real Estate Limited is investing...

4 Jun 2018

What to look forward to at Frigair 2018
What to look forward to at Frigair 2018Article

The triennial HEVAC&R trade exhibition, Frigair Expo, will be held at the Gallagher Estate in Midrand, Johannesburg from 6 to 8 June 2018...

29 May 2018

Hotel Verde Zanzibar opens doors to guests, promotes responsible tourism
Hotel Verde Zanzibar opens doors to guests, promotes responsible tourismArticle

On 21 March 2018, Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort & Spa will open its doors to guests for the first time...

6 Mar 2018

How retail is responding to the Cape Town water crisis
How retail is responding to the Cape Town water crisisArticle

Consumers are not the only ones who have to tighten taps in Cape Town. As South Africa's Mother City approaches the dreaded Day Zero, retailers and shopping centres have to rethink their strategies...

13 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: Does timeshare deserve its bad rap?
#BizTrends2018: Does timeshare deserve its bad rap?Article

The term 'timeshare' all too often conjures up images of late-night phone calls and promises of freebies if you can endure the persuasive sales pitch. Despite this poor reputation, timeshare in South Africa has been growing in stature...

Brent Dickson 17 Jan 2018

'Boundless for All': KIA Motors presents vision for future mobility at CES 2018
'Boundless for All': KIA Motors presents vision for future mobility at CES 2018Article

KIA Motors presented its future mobility vision at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 12 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Trends in HVAC and smart building technology
#BizTrends2018: Trends in HVAC and smart building technologyArticle

Over the last decade we have seen a continual refinement in heating ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) and building technology...

Neil Cameron 28 Dec 2017

Virgin Active Collection Menlyn Maine
Virgin exercises its green credentialsArticle

Virgin Active Collection Menlyn Maine is the second of the health club group's facilities to be awarded a 4-star Green Star SA rating for interiors...

30 Nov 2017

Seven ways wine farms can protect SA's natural resources
Seven ways wine farms can protect SA's natural resourcesArticle

Cavalli wine estate shares seven environmentally friendly tips that can help other wine farms protect their natural resources and become custodians of the land they farm on...

25 Oct 2017

Tata launches Tata Ultra light trucks
Tata launches Tata Ultra light trucksArticle

Tata Motors has launched its new generation range of light commercial vehicles - Tata Ultra...

28 Sep 2017

Simple advances bring BAS to smaller buildings
Simple advances bring BAS to smaller buildingsArticle

The internet of things (IoT) is expanding rapidly...

Neil Cameron 14 Aug 2017

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The modern commercial facility builds on standardsArticle

Today, modern commercially focused facilities - from corporate office buildings to retail environments - make use of global technology standards...

Neil Cameron 5 Jul 2017

Arup provides multidisciplinary engineering services on Park Square project
Arup provides multidisciplinary engineering services on Park Square projectArticle

Currently being developed by Nedport Developments, a fully owned subsidiary of Nedbank, Park Square is a a mixed-use office and retail project situated in the Umhlanga New Town Centre in KwaZulu-Natal...

30 Jun 2017

Four ways to optimise the benefits of BAS ‘openness'
Four ways to optimise the benefits of BAS ‘openness'Article

Facility managers and building owners are looking to obtain greater control and create greater efficiency in their buildings...

Neil Cameron 31 May 2017

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