Green Building

May
09

New Buildings: SANS 10400 XA & Net Zero

New Buildings: SANS 10400 XA & Net Zero There is a race to zero, especially in the real estate sector. Many companies in the property industry are in the process of setting Net Zero targets for their portfolios. Regulatory frameworks, like SANS10400 Part XA, have recently been updated, but are these regulations stringent enough to [...]
By Michelle | Webinar
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May
08

EPCs and Greening Existing Buildings

Energy Performance Certificates and Greening Existing Buildings The Regenerative Collaborative of South Africa presents: The Race to Zero is happening! Especially in the real estate and property sector. Many companies in the property industry are in the process of setting Net Zero targets for their portfolios through their ESG strategies. But what are the regulatory frameworks [...]
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Apr
25

Greening Existing Homes in South Africa

Greening Existing Homes in South Africa The Regenerative Collaborative South Africa presents: The holistic approach that is the defining feature of green building has for the most part been in the realm of commercial buildings. In South Africa, the introduction of the SANS 10400XA building regulations has made it compulsory for buildings to provide energy [...]
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Apr
24

Mass Timber [Part 2]

Mass Timber - Part 2 Questions answered The Regenerative Collaborative South Africa presents: Mass Timber: Questions answered (Part 2) Wood is viewed as the noblest of building materials thanks to the biophilic properties it inherently possesses. In some parts of the planet, it's been seen to be a carbon smart material. Arguably, in comparison with [...]
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Jan
23

Mass Timber [Part 1]

Mass Timber - Part I The technical and sustainability aspects of Mass Timber construction The Regenerative Collaborative South Africa presents: Mass Timber: The technical and sustainability aspects of Mass Timber Construction (Part 1) Wood is viewed as the noblest of building materials thanks to the biophilic properties it inherently possesses. In some parts of the planet, [...]
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Sep
06

Designing with Biophilia

Designing Buildings with Biophilia The RCSA brings you a webinar about Biophilia in South African projects. The term Biophilia was first created by Biologist Edward Wilson in 1984 and it is defined as our innate and genetically determined affinity with the natural world. Biophilia literally means love of nature and expresses our human attraction to [...]
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Jun
25

LBC: The African Frontier

The African Frontier of  the Living Building Challenge The Living Future Collaborative of South Africa presents three case studies of Living Building Challenge projects in South Africa. Webinar will be featuring the consultants working on the LBC projects in South Africa - the fun and the difficulties will be shared. Our expert presenters will share their [...]
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Apr
08

Living Building Challenge (Live-only)

Living Building Challenge What if every single act of design and construction made the world a better place? The Living Building Challenge is a philosophy, certification, and advocacy tool for projects to move beyond merely being less bad and to become truly regenerative.   In this webinar, your South African Living Building Challenge (LBC) Ambassadors [...]
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Mar
09

Creating Nature Connections: Biophilia for Google

Creating Nature Connections: Biophilia for Google Biophilia is the concept that humans have an innate desire to connect with nature and natural systems. Embedding these principles in the design of our buildings and spaces can improve the environmental performance, but more so, improves the life of the occupants where people are healthier, more satisfied, and [...]
By Michelle | Green Building . Webinar
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Mar
08

Regenerative Retrofit Story: ArchNexus SAC

Regenerative Retrofit Story: ArchNexus SAC  The Arch Nexus project team will present the story about the transformation of an old warehouse built in the 1950s into a Living Building. The Arch Nexus project is a case study in regenerative retrofit with lessons on various aspects of the process to getting a Living Building Certification especially [...]
By Michelle | Green Building . Net Zero
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