1 week ago
Recent research in the subject of energy usage and comfort continues to confirm that clay brick construction, so widely applied in South Africa for house construction, deserves its pre-eminent status. Equally interesting is the finding that clay...
1 week ago
Attached is the latest Sense-making Update, the Industry Dashboard for YTD 2014 and Executive summary. Year to date Actual Building Plans Passed (BPP) for Residential shows growth but Non Residential recorded a decline in both m2 and value and the...
2 weeks ago
Nestled along the gentle flow of the Jukskei River, Dainfern Valley Estate in the heart of the countryside transports local homeowners to another world where they rise to the dawning of each day as a hammerkop frolics for food and a gecko lies...
2 weeks ago
A green building is energy efficient, resource efficient and environmentally responsible. But starting the process of change need not be an overly complex or expensive endeavour and you can start with any one of the following: Water Low flow...
3 weeks ago
It is our pleasure to present this report on Informal Clay Brick Making in the Eastern Cape and hope it will provide valuable information and a deeper understanding of the sector. Building and overall brick making is a significant sector in the...
3 weeks ago
The Energy Efficient Clay Brick (EECB) project hosted a one and a half day Innovation Platform Workshop in Hatfield, Pretoria on 3-4 June, bringing a cross section of stakeholders from across the clay brick sector together. Feedback from those...