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RAYS OF GOODNESS

RAYS OF GOODNESS

The benefits of sufficient exposure to natural light go well beyond the well-being of a company’s employees

SECOND CHANCES

SECOND CHANCES

New-age principles in a mature package … retrofitting gives older buildings a modern lease on life

INTO THE BLUE

INTO THE BLUE

Desalination is proving to be one of the solutions to the ever-present water crisis

FOUNDATION FOR CHANGE

FOUNDATION FOR CHANGE

As the continent’s resources increasingly come under pressure, African countries are teaming up to realise a sustainable future through greener buildings

WELL COVERED

WELL COVERED

The use of low- or zero-VOC paint has become almost de rigueur, making a big difference to the health of a building’s occupants

CLEAN MACHINES

CLEAN MACHINES

Realising just how energy inefficient most office equipment is can be a sobering concept. However, new technologies are emerging to challenge this

NET WORTH

NET WORTH

Building projects can earn valuable points for either neutralising or positively redressing their use of the world’s most precious resource

SIT BACK AND RELAX

SIT BACK AND RELAX

Being comfortable at work can make all the difference to staff – and companies’ – well-being and productivity

PULLING THE PLUG

PULLING THE PLUG

With legislation on the cards to regulate how SA industry deals with its e-waste, there is potential to gain valuable minerals while creating jobs at the same time

URBAN BREW

URBAN BREW

The ability to rejuvenate SA’s inner cities and vastly enhance their appeal and liveability will be crucial to future development