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.
location_on Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Sustainable Energy Society Of Southern Africa
The Sustainable Energy Society of Southern Africa or SESSA, is dedicated to the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency including all solar-based energies such as photovoltaics, thermal heating and cooling, wind, biomass and hydro, to name a few.
Bluescope Steel
BlueScope Steel specialise in the production of flat steel products, including slab, hot rolled coil, cold rolled coil, plate, tin plate, value-added metallic coated and painted steel products.
PowerPlastics Pool Covers
PowerPlastics Pool Covers are South Africa's oldest specialist manufacturer of pool covers.
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today23 Jun 2012
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Onderstepoort opts for solar water heating

Holms and Friends, formerly Omnibus Engineering and a member of SESSA, the Sustainable Energy Society of Southern Africa, has installed a solar water heating system at the University of Pretoria’s Onderstepoort campus. With a total collector surface of 672m2 this is the biggest glazed installation in Southern Africa.  The installation meets the warm water needs of the university’s new energy-efficient residences which house 550 students. It also prevents the output of 450 tons CO2 and saves 600 980 litres of water per year. 
today18 Apr 2018

Exploring resilience and innovation at AZA18

From 3-5 May 2018, #AZA18 will be exploring the journey towards sustainable, adaptive and integrated cities that can respond to growing social, economic and environmental challenges, under the theme ‘WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience’.
today14 Mar 2012

SA representative at International Solar Energy Society

Mechanical and mechatronic engineering specialist, Professor Wikus van Niekerk of Stellenbosch University, has been elected as the Sustainable Energy Society of Southern Africa’s (SESSA) representative on the board of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES).  ISES, founded in 1954 and with representation in more than 100 countries, is the largest, oldest and most comprehensive technical body dealing with renewable energy technology and implementation.  Making the announcement, SESSA chairman, Henning Holm, applauded Professor van Niekerk’s keen interest in harvesting the energy from the sun, wind and ocean and praised the work he has done in this field over the years.
today12 Feb 2018

Incorporating green principles contributed to cost efficiencies at Cape Town Hospital

The 16-floor hospital incorporates an array of design principles and green technology elements which are aligned with global standards, setting a new standard for environmentally friendly hospital facilities in South Africa.
today13 Feb 2012

New umbrella body for renewable energy

Four leading renewable energy associations recently announced their intention to launch an umbrella body to act as a single voice championing the renewable energy industry in South Africa. The announcement followed the Green Economy Accord which was concluded towards the end of 2011 through a series of engagements involving government, business, labour and community at Nedlac. The accord envisages focused action to address climate change concerns and the need to grow the South African economy by simultaneously stimulating the green economy and creating ‘green jobs’.  Pancho Ndebele, chair of the Southern African Solar Thermal and Electricity Association (SASTELA), said, “Creating a united voice for renewable energy custodians is imperative at this juncture in the development of the industry. Both the private sector and NGOs have for many years been promoting renewable energy in an uncertain regulatory environment. Their efforts were never fully coordinated and it has taken time to get to where we are today, on the verge of exponential growth in the broader renewable energy industry. As signatories to the Green Economy Accord we have now taken steps to discharge the obligations we have undertaken, one of which is to create an umbrella body.“