Echo Prestress
A Name Truly Cast in Concrete
Echo Prestress is part of the Echo Group of Companies, although the oldest company in the group dates back to 1983, Echo Prestress opened for business in July 1995.
location_on Kempton Park, Gauteng
Bitumproof SA
Waterproofing systems
For the last 70 years Pazkar has developed and manufactured sophisticated sealing and insulation materials for the construction and infrastructure industries, offering dozens of types: sealants membranes, compounds and coatings.
location_on Johannesburg, Gauteng
Geze is one of the worlds leading manufacturers and developers of door, window and safety technology.
location_on Midrand, Gauteng
Polymers Waterproofing Supplies for Alchimica, Viapol and Conecto. Products for architects, engineers, home builders & contractors.
location_on Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
today5 Sep 2018
verified_userGeberit Southern Africa

Standing Ovation Reference Objects Middle East / Africa 2017

Clients all around the world rely on Geberit’s products and services. Our reference list with architectural highlights, awarded green buildings and other impressive constructions illustrates the trust our clients have in us and proves what great projects can be developed with Geberit as a reliable partner.
today27 Nov 2018
verified_userFranke South Africa

Water Systems Sanware Product Guide | Franke | WC Pans, Sanitaryware and Laundry Products

FRANKE WC PANS ARE DESIGNED TO REDUCE WATER CONSUMPTION BY UP TO 60% WC Pans consume up to 90 percent of water usage in commercial buildings. New technology has been introduced to produce a new range that delivers high performance and aesthetically pleasing designs, to compliment the rest of the Franke sanitary ware products. Designed for ultimate hygiene solutions and ease of installation in public ablutions, the range caters for a wide variety of applications, from recreational facilities, shopping centres, petrol stations, airports and stadiums. Product features: • Hygienic, quality designs and excellent low water consumption • Aesthetically pleasing design, with satin finish • Pressed bowl and P-trap, with minimal welding through robotic welding technology • Full flush of 6 litres • Sturdy design and safety compliant with low maintenance compared with ceramic and composite materials
today5 Feb 2019
verified_userCemcrete

CreteStain | Floor Finish | Acid-based cement / concrete stain

An acid-based mixture containing special chemicals which reacts with the OPC in cement/concrete and permanently colours the surface.
today5 Feb 2019
verified_userCemcrete

CreteStain | Wall Finish | Acid-based cement / concrete stain

CreteStain Wall Finish – An acid-based mixture containing special chemicals which reacts with the OPC in cement/concrete and permanently colours the surface.
today21 Nov 2018
verified_userFranke South Africa

Water Systems Security Product Guide | Franke

FRANKE WC PANS ARE DESIGNED TO REDUCE WATER CONSUMPTION BY UP TO 60% WC Pans consume up to 90 per cent of water usage in commercial buildings. Franke’s range of WC Pans incorporates technology to reduce water consumption by up to 60%, offering high performance while saving water. Designed for ultimate hygiene solutions and ease of installation in public ablutions, the range caters for a wide variety of applications, from recreational facilities, shopping centres, petrol stations, airports and stadiums. Product features: • Hygienic • Excellent low water consumption • Aesthetically pleasing design, with satin finish • Pressed bowl and P-trap, with minimal welding through robotic welding technology • A full flush of 6 litres • Sturdy design and safety compliant with low maintenance compared with ceramic and composite materials
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today17 Oct 2010

The investment pay-off of green buildings

Bottom-line benefits like consistent increases in gross rentals, lower operating costs and lower capital expenditure over a building’s lifecycle are three key reasons why property investors are embracing green buildings around the globe. At the third annual Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) Convention & Exhibition, held in September in Cape Town and sponsored by Nedbank Corporate Property Finance, the investment benefits of green buildings were in the spotlight as one of the topics addressed.
today13 Aug 2012

The business case for green buildings

The financial viability of green buildings is a critical question in the minds of South African property developers and a new report from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) investigates this issue and sets out the compelling business case for green building.  The Rands and Sense of Green Buildings contains evidence-based studies on the costs and benefits of green building in countries with established green building markets, such as the USA and Australia, as well as local case studies, examples and anecdotal evidence. 
today22 Apr 2013

Green buildings sprouting in South Africa

South Africa’s first commercial green star-rated building has been unveiled. The cutting-edge building – the E block in Upper Grayston, a small multi-purpose development in the business district of Sandton – is the first small office building to receive five green stars from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA).  “We want to get the message out to other developers,” says Martin Evans of Upper Grayston’s developer Bryprop, “that South Africa can produce green buildings economically.”  Green buildings are attractive to the property market, he says, and they offer a good return on investment.
today20 Apr 2017

Green building saves energy and money while creating jobs and a better future for SA

What if the buildings in which we live, work, play, gather, heal and learn could help save our environment? What if they could also create jobs and economic opportunities? And, what if they could also make people healthier, happier and more productive. They can, if they are green buildings.
today11 Oct 2016

Quantity surveyors go "Green"

For those in the construction industry the term “quantity surveyor” is commonly known. But, a quantity surveyor’s function is not always understood. To illustrate the value of this key function we take a look at Green buildings.
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today15 May 2018

Valsir Tropea Murare for Floor Mounted WC Installation

The constant attention to the needs of the market has made it possible to add the innovative Tropea3 recessed box to the Valsir range. Technology, reliability, simplicity and water saving are the key points on which the project was founded. Simple installation thanks to the brass revolving feed connection. Technological inside, thanks to an innovative drain valve that guarantees the correct consumption of rinsing water and the adaptability with any WC suspended or on the ground. Reliability of internal components thanks to the use of materials that prevent the formation of limestone. The reduced thickness of the box allows to adapt to any type of installation and in finished walls of 10 cm thickness. The drive can be mechanical, pneumatic or electronic. The components used comply with EN 681 / WC which guarantees quality and resistance to chemical agents. Available in version with Ariapur for air intake directly from the toilet. The 6/3-liter or 4.5 / 3-liter exhaust regulation allows high water saving while respecting the environment and the Green Building principles. The box is made of 100% recyclable materials.
today23 Mar 2017

Striving for Sustainability

Belgotex Floors achieved the 6 Green Star SA certification for implementing outstanding practical and measurable strategic solutions in the following areas: Management: Building management, green cleaning performance, on-going monitoring and metering and learning resources; Indoor Environment Quality: Indoor air quality, lighting comfort, thermal comfort, occupant survey, acoustic comfort and daylight views; Energy: Energy consumption, peak electricity demand; Water: Potable water management; Transport: Alternative transportation; Materials: Procurement and purchasing, solid waste management; Land Use and Ecology: Hardscape, landscape and pest management, and Emissions: Refrigerants, legionella prevention and storm water