Franke South Africa
The world's foremost kitchen sink manufacturer
Manufacturers of stainless steel kitchen sinks; washroom and hospital sanitaryware; as well as Zip Hyrdoboil systems
location_on Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Miele
High-end domestic and commercial appliances
Miele was established in South Africa in 1982.
location_on Johannesburg, Gauteng
INCA Concrete Products has been manufacturing superior, quality concrete products since 1973.
location_on Cape Town, Western Cape
Centa Group
The Centa Group is a selection of the leading fire protection specialists throughout Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.
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today10 Oct 2017
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Benefits of Permeable Paving

The benefits permeable paving creates for both the environment and the developer.
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today30 Mar 2011

Cool roofs combat urban heat islands

The term ‘urban heat island’ (UHI) refers to a phenomenon that occurs in urban areas where temperatures are often significantly higher than in surrounding peri-urban or rural areas. According to BlueScope Steel, a leading multinational supplier of coated steel roofing materials, two of the most effective ways of cooling urban heat islands are to make use of urban forestry and cool roofs.  
today2 Apr 2012

Profiled polycarbonate for cooler roofs

The energy-efficiency regulations for buildings, which came into effect in November last year, have steered the South African building industry in a more eco-friendly direction. One issue that has been raised in this context is the urban heat island (UHI) effect, which occurs as a result of a concentration of buildings, hot surfaces and waste heat from human activity that creates a warmer envelope of air over urbanised areas. This not only taxes the air-conditioning systems in buildings, but also increases pollution levels significantly.  Christo Pienaar, marketing director of Modek, a company which specialises in glass reinforced polyester (GRP) and polycarbonate roof sheeting, says that cool roofing is a real solution to the problem. “Cool roofing is one of the simplest and most cost-effective solutions to diminish the UHI effect and it supports energy efficiency in buildings.”
today12 Aug 2015

Thermal roof coatings reduce internal temperature

Newly developed thermal roof and insulation panel coatings are enabling architects and building professionals to specify thermal reflective coatings that are able to reduce the internal temperature of a building by up to 10 °C even in dark colours.
today13 Apr 2015

BlueScope Steel introduces cooler roofs and cooler buildings

Clean COLORBOND™ steel, available from BlueScope Steel Southern Africa, incorporates Thermatech™ solar reflectance technologies, one of the most advanced coating systems technologies in the market.
today29 Sep 2014
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One hundred years in South Africa

Franke Beverage Systems (beverage containers) and Industrial Engineering. The Franke Group employs around 8,900 people worldwide and is established in 37 countries with 72 subsidiaries.