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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

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

Sustainable urbanisation the focus this World Cities Day
Sustainable urbanisation the focus this World Cities DayArticle

Coined by the United Nations General Assembly, World Cities Day is celebrated annually on 31 October...

30 Oct 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Construction & Engineering
#BestofBiz 2019: Construction & EngineeringArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content...

13 Dec 2019

Upward trend in African mixed-use developments presents challenges, opportunities
Upward trend in African mixed-use developments presents challenges, opportunitiesArticle

From the Cape's Harbour Arch to Cairo's The Gate, mixed-use projects in Africa are revitalising urban nodes and mirroring the international upward trend of creating multifunctional precincts in urban areas...

Tim White 25 Nov 2019

Smart building data makes business sense
Smart building data makes business senseArticle

Buildings have become so much more than brick, mortar and glass...

Neil Cameron 20 Feb 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

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

GGC2017 to tackle critical issues in green building space
GGC2017 to tackle critical issues in green building spaceArticle

The fifth Going Green Conference (GGC2017) is set for 13-15 September in Pietermaritzburg...

Sindy Peters 12 Jul 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

Climate control for the smart home
Climate control for the smart homeArticle

It is important that people be comfortable at home - and climate control forms an integral part of the perceived comfort of a person's surroundings.

Neil Cameron 12 Apr 2017

Johnson Controls launches new line of BACnet thermostats
Johnson Controls launches new line of BACnet thermostatsArticle

Johnson Controls recently launched the T8800 series of BACnet thermostats which is designed for growing the network thermostat market and features building automation systems (BAS) integration capabilities...

30 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: HVAC and building efficiency
#BizTrends2017: HVAC and building efficiencyArticle

In heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and the building efficiency arena, the biggest trend drivers are the entrance of digital and wireless...

Neil Cameron 28 Dec 2016

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Don't get caught in the BMS trap with the lure of modular functionalityArticle

There's no disputing the value that a building management system (BMS) can add. It can be a big ticket item, however...

Neil Cameron 30 May 2016

New generation of BMS delivers knowledge, control
New generation of BMS delivers knowledge, controlArticle

Today, building owners and facility managers are using building management systems (BMS) in ways that could only be dreamed of in the past, and the demand for the technology is poised for growth...

Neil Cameron 24 May 2016

Staying on top of trends in the security industry in 2016
Staying on top of trends in the security industry in 2016Article

As 2016 rolls on, a number of factors and trends will gain traction in the security sector, shaping the progression of the security sector. These include increased demand...

Neil Cameron 22 Apr 2016

IoT: the land of opportunity
IoT: the land of opportunityArticle

The worldwide web, a place most of us are familiar with, is populated by 2.5 billion people who go online to stay in touch, find information, entertainment and shopping...

Neil Cameron 12 Oct 2015

Security management: open systems enable change, advancement
Security management: open systems enable change, advancementArticle

In the realm of security and security solutions, change is constant - systems continue to advance, threats evolve and business security priorities are...

Neil Cameron 17 Aug 2015

Johnson Controls: 10 tips to ensure success with Enterprise facilities management
Johnson Controls: 10 tips to ensure success with Enterprise facilities managementArticle

It's a bold move to state: "EFM is not part of our company's core skill set and we are going to outsource it." The decision to outsource EFM...

15 Jul 2015

Trends driving the transformation of building systems
Trends driving the transformation of building systemsArticle

Building efficiency is being reinvented by connected-building technologies. Building equipment and systems are becoming more integrated and intelligent...

Neil Cameron 18 Jun 2015

Redefine-Leaf Capital deal underpins commitment to sustainable business practice
Redefine-Leaf Capital deal underpins commitment to sustainable business practiceArticle

Redefine Properties has acquired Leaf Capital, a deal which significantly boosts the company's Western Cape office portfolio and underpins its commitment to sustainable business practices...

24 Apr 2015

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One security platform to rule them all?Article

Each type of facility is different so it needs a different security solution...

Neil Cameron 9 Apr 2015

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To build smart cities, we need smart buildingsArticle

As the global urbanisation trend picks up, smart cities are emerging...

Neil Cameron 27 Nov 2014

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Facing HVAC challenges? Smart equipment for building efficiency is hereArticle

With greater energy efficiency topping the wish list of facility and energy management executives globally, four cross-industry tech trends are having a transformative impact on building systems: visualisation, Machine2Machine (M2M) communication, mobility tools, and analytics.

Neil Cameron 20 Aug 2014

Johnson Controls again named as a Top 100 global company
Johnson Controls again named as a Top 100 global companyArticle

Johnson Controls, the global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building, and energy storage industries, has announced that Corporate Knights has again put the company on its 2014 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index.

20 Feb 2014

Viridis Africa seeks to promote clean technology investment
Viridis Africa seeks to promote clean technology investmentArticle

Deficient infrastructure and services in Africa have inadvertently benefited certain sectors. For example, mobile technology has bypassed traditional terrestrial network infrastructure. However, this is not the case with all sectors.

19 Jun 2013

Standard Bank, Philips partner to implement energy saving programme
Standard Bank, Philips partner to implement energy saving programmeArticle

Philips Lighting Solutions has joined a Standard Bank programme that helps companies sell carbon credits they create by using energy efficient lighting. The programme provides a mechanism through which companies can save up to 80% on their lighting costs and simultaneously generate revenue through the sale of carbon credits.

29 Aug 2012

Business efficiency needs smarter cities and smarter buildingsArticle

We are globally experiencing some common challenges, such as a shortage of energy, water and other resources, which are crucial to sustain our cities and homes. In order to conserve these scarce resources and minimise the impact on the environment, a more controlled approach is required, in which there is significantly less wastage.

Brendan Young 15 Mar 2012

Johnson Controls acquires EnergyConnectArticle

Johnson Controls provides solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings and is expanding its offerings in the demand response market. This will enable smart buildings to interface into the grid and building owners to better manage their building's energy consumption.

14 Mar 2012

Intelligent buildings for today and tomorrow's energy challenges
Intelligent buildings for today and tomorrow's energy challengesArticle

In today's energy-sensitive world, it comes as no surprise that good common sense can do a great deal in making a difference. Buildings and the various cogs and chains that run it are no different.

Neil Cameron 9 Jan 2012

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