Van Dyck Floors
Soft floor coverings
Van Dyck Carpets Pty Ltd is the oldest South African carpet manufacturer (based in Durban) and has been in operation since 1948. Van Dyck Carpets is ISO 9001:2008 (quality management) and ISO 14001 (environmental management) approved by the SABS, and we are also the only flooring manufacturer who has an ISO 14064-1 Green House Gas verification report. Beyond this, we have become the first South African company to achieve The Carbon Trust Standard for Carbon (the world's leading and independent certifier of organisational carbon footprint reduction), for reducing our Green House Gas emissions by more than 30% over the past 3 years.
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GBCSA-Green Building Council SA
The GBCSA is an independent, non-profit, membership-based organisation that was formed in 2007 by leaders from all sectors of the commercial property industry.
Solid Green Consulting
Through green building consulting, Green Star consulting and building simulation, we drive and guide project-design teams to create comfortable, healthy buildings that are highly efficient in their energy, water and resource utilisation.
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today2 May 2018
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PentaFloor sponsorship at the new GBCSA offices

The GBCSA wanted its new offices to target a 4-Star Green Star Interiors certification and called for sponsorships to assist with the fitout. PentaFloor supplied and installed carpeting products that will contribute significantly to the Green Star submission.
today5 Feb 2018

The Race to Zero: 78 Corlett Drive

78 Corlett Drive in Johannesburg is leading the local green building sector into a new phase of evolution. The project was awarded a Net Zero Carbon (Pilot) Level 1 Certification in late November 2017, and a 6-star Green Star Office V1.1 Design certification in January 2018.
today19 Sep 2018

Marloes Reinink: Gauteng’s Property Business Woman of the Year

At the Gauteng Regional Awards of the 4th South African Women in Property Awards, Marloes Reinink – founder of Solid Green Consulting - was named Business Woman of the Year: Entrepreneur.
today18 Mar 2012

Learn more about green buildings

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) offers a number of different training courses, seminars and workshops which are scheduled throughout the year. These give building industry professionals and other practitioners the opportunity to learn more about the Green Star SA certification process, the use of computer simulations in achieving Green Star SA certification, or the basics about green buildings and the Green Star SA tools currently available, among other related topics.  All courses are validated for CPD (continuing professional development) points for architects and engineers.  Towards the end of March the GBCSA is running a Green Star SA - Simulations and Submissions Seminar, a Green Star SA Project Certification Workshop and a Greening Commercial Interiors Workshop, in Johannesburg.  The Green Star SA Accredited Professional Course will be run in April and May in four main centres: in Cape Town, 17 April; Johannesburg, 18 April; Bloemfontein, 19 April; and Port Elizabeth, 24 May.
today31 Mar 2016

Streetlight Schools: Leading the way in green education

On 13 January 2016, the first Streetlight School opened in Johannesburg, South Africa. The project has been registered for a 4-Star Green Star SA Interiors rating with the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) by sustainability specialists, Solid Green Consulting.