First Green Star rating for provincial government building

Engineering News 2 August 2012.

The Department of Public Works’ Sisonke district municipality office, in Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, became the first provincial government building to receive a 5-Star Green Star SA office design v1 rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA).

GBCSA CEO Brian Wilkinson commented that the State, which is South Africa’s largest building owner, had the potential to make a significant difference to the environmental impact of the country’s built environment…