Articles related to "Water Conservation"

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After the Cape water crisis, well-priced properties emerge
Lack of stock and the drought put buyers off in early 2018, but now that the water crisis has abated, there are good opportunities in the Cape's property market once again.
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.
How to save water in the kitchen
More water is used in the kitchen than anywhere else in the home, so it’s a good place to start applying conservation measures . Here's how to make every drop count.
Tips to save energy during winter
The colder months inevitably mean higher utility costs. Here’s how you can save money this winter.
The future is homes that are smaller, smarter and greener
Affordability, convenience and security are the key factors driving a distinct buyer preference at the moment for smaller homes packed with “green” features and “smart” technologies.
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.
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.
Eco-friendly solutions: How to make your new home green.
Greening up your home is not only good for the planet, it can be great for your bank account too! here are some handy green home solutions to consider.
Rainwater tanks: Should a landlord or tenant supply them?
Many home owners are installing rainwater tanks and grey-water systems to help them meet water restrictions and to protect themselves against a Day Zero scenario. But what of tenants?
Has the Cape water crisis affected the property market?
The drought in the Western Cape has had a massive impact on many different industries but, has it adversely affected the property market?