SANS 10400 XA: Sustain The Planet Now

SANS 10400 XA: Sustain The Planet Now

South Africa, is walking the path of environmental sustainability in its building industry. In an era marked by climate change and environmental consciousness, the world is embracing sustainability in various aspects of life, including construction. South Africa, too, is walking the path of environmental sustainability in its building industry. One significant stride in this direction…

Energy Usage & Sustainability (SANS 10400X & XA)

Energy Usage & Sustainability (SANS 10400X & XA)

Environmental Sustainability &Energy Usage in Buildings-Part X & XA In 2011, in an endeavour to make our buildings more sustainable, and to decrease energy usage in South Africa, a new part was added to SANS 10400, The application of the National Building Regulations. Part X deals with environmental sustainability, and Part XA deals with energy…

Part-X: Environmental Sustainability

Part-X: Environmental Sustainability

Part-X: Environmental Sustainability in Construction The construction industry is a vital sector that shapes the physical landscape of our society. Yet, it is also one of the major contributors to environmental degradation. Recognizing this impact, regulatory frameworks such as Part-X in the construction industry are pivotal in promoting and ensuring environmental sustainability. Part-X serves as…