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Industry Happenings

Catch up with the latest events and activity in South Africa's HVAC&R industry.

Green Building Convention 2021

The 14th Green Building Convention took place 2-4 November at the Cape Town International Convention Centre 2 in Cape Town and Virtually.

Green Building Convention 2021
Green Building Convention 2021
Green Building Convention 2021
Green Building Convention 2021
Green Building Convention 2021
Green Building Convention 2021
Green Building Convention 2021
Green Building Convention 2021

The pictures highlight the event and delegates that attended. Delegates thoroughly enjoyed the virtual workshops on green student housing sponsored by the IFC - International Finance Corporation; ESG strategy for property companies sponsored by Growthpoint Properties; and breaking ground on innovation hosted by the GBCSA Academy.

During the opening plenary, there was a full house with a stellar line-up of speakers, including Pro Adventurer, Inspirational Speaker, Author and Leadership Consultant Peter Van Kets; Mbuyiswa Makhubela from Rand Water, Shobana Singh from Vodacom, Steve Brookes from Balwin properties and Marc Sherratt from MSSA.

ASHRAE was well represented by Francois Retief, Sow & Reap, and Jan-Paul Spangenberg, Delta Carbon. They spoke about the C40 Buildings program, getting to NetZero guidelines and Energy Performance Certificates (EPC’s) in South Africa.

The calibre of speakers across the stages, breakaway sessions and the Standard Bank Green Innovation Stage was phenomenal - tackling the latest trends and insights that impact the built environment and our collective drive to build spaces where people and planet thrive.

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RAL CRC Istanbul

Award to ASHRAE SA Chapter, 2021
Award to ASHRAE SA Chapter, 2021
Award to ASHRAE SA Chapter, 2021
Award to ASHRAE SA Chapter, 2021
ASHRAE SA won several awards at the RAL conference in Istanbul.

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MOU with GBCSA

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between ASHRAE SA Chapter and the Green Building Council of SA (GBCSA) was signed in 2021.

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ECSA Regulations Gazetted

The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) has gazetted the following three strategic regulations:

AGM 2021

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