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Tips to save energy during winter
The colder months inevitably mean higher utility costs. Here’s how you can save money this winter.
Green building now more cost effective than ever
Green buildings can now be built for a little more than traditional buildings. For the environmental and economic benefits, it deserves serious consideration.
Wising up in winter
With winter in full swing many households are using a lot more energy than usual and with many consumers still feeling the pinch in a recovering market; it makes sense to look at ways to save energy..
Green elements reduce cost and increase value
With residential electricity tariffs increasing annually, South Africans are encouraged to find ways to reduce their household energy consumption.
‘Greening’ a home improves saleability
Rapid strides in technology and increasing awareness of the potential cost savings and reduced environmental impact are making good sense to more and more home owners – and home buyers
What’s big in smaller homes?
Home buyers all over the world are increasingly opting for smaller homes packed with energy-saving equipment, luxury finishes and state-of-the-art-techology.
Energy savings will be crucial this winter
With winter coming and persistent power outages, saving energy is a must.
Home is where the green is
We’ve looked at the law and the theory of green homes (Go green or go home) and we’ve considered the costs of going green at home (Don’t just dream green) – but what do the banks say about the idea? After all, they’re the guys ...
Look north for warmth
There’s very little to beat a sunny winter in a naturally warm home; and it’s even better when the same home delivers cool summer living. Architects’ “passive design” principles explain why they view their reputation as “slaves ...
Living the green dream
Towards the end of April, the “My Green Home” challenge kicked off at the home of the Ngewanas, a family interested in living green. The challenge is an initiative of the Green Building Council ...