Articles related to "Off the Grid"

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Camps Bay buyers in search of drought-busting homes
Energy and water self-sufficiency are increasingly important factors in home buyers’ choice of property – especially in Cape Town.
Demand for 'green' homes set to increase in 2018
There has been a significant appreciation for sustainable living in South Africa over the past few months as a major global city faces serious water challenges.
Lean and green with renewable energy solutions – but are you adequately insured?
More South Africans are opting for renewable energy solutions in order to save on electricity costs. These solutions are expensive however, so it is important to adequately insure them.
Are your solar panels a fire risk?
Solar power is becoming increasingly popular with South African homeowners, but could they set your home on fire?
Should you install solar panels in your home?
Many homeowners are choosing solar power as an alternate power source. If you are considering solar, here are some pros and cons to consider
Homes are adapting to environmental needs and challenges
With talk of man living on Mars, under water, or as is already the case, on huge new man-made islands, how will our residences adapt to the environmental needs and challenges of the future?
‘Green’ building materials the way to go
Environmentally friendly building materials are becoming more popular as the world moves towards sustainability and efficiency. Here are some ‘green’ building materials to consider.
How to be water wise
Conserve this scarce resource with these sustainable solutions.
‘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
Load shedding solutions: Is going off-grid a good idea?
As load shedding continues to affect our lives, going off-grid is on everyone’s lips. But is it affordable? And is it a good idea?