Articles related to "Water Conservation"

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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?
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.
The Impact of Day Zero on the Cape’s property market
The water issues in the Cape could have an effect on property sales and property transfers in the province.
Get water-wise – garden with succulents
From minute blossoms to majestic sculptural focal points, succulents can add texture, variety and colour to your garden, and they are drought friendly.
Sectional title schemes need to budget for additional water charges
With a sliding scale for water consumption, and penalties for high usage, Western Cape body corporates should ensure that each unit in a development is billed fairly and correctly.