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Growing demand for homes with green features
The recent drought, reintroduction of load shedding by Eskom and rapidly escalating costs of electricity and water have made energy- and resource-efficient homes increasingly appealing to home buyers.
Tips to save energy during winter
The colder months inevitably mean higher utility costs. Here’s how you can save money this winter.
How technology can help tackle the housing backlog
Developers using conventional building methods are struggling to keep pace with demand for new homes, but innovative new techniques could catapult the industry into the 21st century.
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 ...