Going Green

The building industry has an ever increasing amount of companies emerging in the business market. Because of this, office space is a growing demand in South Africa. More so, being energy efficient has become more important than ever.

Climate change is influenced by the built environment and the buildings that contribute to it. Driving down the demand for energy is often challenging however with green building becoming not only a trend in the construction industry but a social responsibility within the business arena, it is more possible than ever to control the amount of energy that is consumed.

Designing a Green Building from scratch allows the Koolcon Group to make use of more techniques and inputs that increase the total energy efficiency of the office space and building as a unit. Using renewable steel and concrete, locating Green Buildings within open spaces,

inserting bi- cycle racks and ensuring that the building is within walking distance of public transport: these are just a few of the procedures that earn Green Buildings the Star Ratings that they need to be considered energy efficient.

As a turnkey construction business, Koolcon offers the expertise of our experienced electrical and professional services. This allows for clients to ensure that the finished product resembles a green building both inside and out. Preserving energy where ever possible will assist in reducing electrical costs and in making a business or home more energy efficient.

  • Air- conditioning
  • Geysers
  • Electrical equipment
  • Computers
  • Lights
  • Air-conditioning
  • Geysers
  • Electrical equipment
  • Computers
  • Lights

  • Green building design or sustainable design and construction as it is also known, brings with it many benefits and opportunities, especially for corporates. As South Africa becomes more and more interested and involved in green building concepts and designs, so businesses are realising the attractive aspects it presents to them:

    Reduce costs (electricity)

    Marketing opportunity (social responsibility)

    Moral value

    Reduce carbon footprint

    Koolcon ensures that each expert and field within its service offering, employs green building tactics allowing us to tread lightly and reduce our very own carbon footprint

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