Green Building Council of South Africa (Gbcsa)

A snapshot of SA energy regulatory framework

The building stock in the world consumes approximately 40% of the energy and emits one third of the total greenhouse gases emissions (GHG).

Gbcsa names first black woman to head its green movement

After years of working in the sustainability sector, Dorah Modise is making history as the first black woman to head the Green Building Council of SA (Gbcsa) — as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Significant milestone for Buildings rated with Green Star SA certifications

The Green Building Council South Africa's (Gbcsa) total buildings rated with Green Star SA certifications hit the 200 mark for the first time, following the council's 10th year of operation.

A look at Tshwane’s R1.8 billion mixed-use green development

Central Square, a R1.8 billion mixed-use development which opened on Wednesday. is set to become a prominent landmark in Menlyn Maine district of Tshwane – the country’s first “green city” precinct.

It Doesn’t Cost to Build Green, says Study

Despite the growing recognition of sustainable practices and green buildings, concern within the facilities industry continues due to lack of accurate quantifiable information regarding the financial cost and economic impacts of high-performance buildings.

Brian Wilkinson steps down after 5 years at the helm

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) today announced, its chief executive officer, Brian Wilkinson, will be stepping down as CEO for his early retirement.

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre earns green star rating

The extension of Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in Pretoria has received a 4-star green star retail design rating ahead of World Environment Day.

Budget 2016: Let’s have a total energy debate, says Green Building Council

As the country prepares to receive Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's 2016 Budget Speech this Wednesday, the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has called for a total energy debate.

Nedbank, DBSA collaborate to fund R120m Affordable Green Housing

In a ground-breaking move and first for South Africa, Nedbank and Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) agreed to collaborate on funding sustainable green housing in the affordable housing market.

Standard Bank awarded a breakthrough 5 Star Green Star SA Interiors Rating

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) celebrated another milestone in the movement to a greener built environment with the recent Green Star SA Interiors certification of Standard Bank’s newly-refurbished 3 Simmonds Street office in Johannesburg.

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