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Building your dream home? Know your rights

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After much consideration and thought, you and your spouse have decided to build a brand new home. Immediately, friends and family will start recounting their unfortunate experiences in this exercise, and you will know you are taking on a daunting yet hopefully rewarding task. The search for the perfect builder starts, and soon you realise […]

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Build a log home – leave a legacy

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With its innate physical properties, timber construction, a traditional, yet inherently modern building method, lends itself to playing a significant role in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and offering a kinder, aesthetically pleasing energy efficient building option that has been in use for centuries. This type of construction is unique in that it has the potential […]

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The Green Expo

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28-30 September 2012 – Sandton Convention Centre

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How BAD Is Concrete’s Carbon Footprint?

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ScienceDaily (May 18, 2009) — Many scientists currently think at least 5 percent of humanity’s carbon footprint comes from the concrete industry, both from energy use and the carbon dioxide (CO2) byproduct from the production of cement, one of concrete’s principal components. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/05/090518121000.htm

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WoodEx Africa – 5-7 June 2014

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WoodEX for Africa Conference and Expo – Gallagher Convention Centre – Johannesburg – South Africa The WoodEX for Africa Conference and Expo is the first of its kind to be held in South Africa. WoodEX for Africa 2012 will allow networking and business opportunities amongst suppliers, manufacturers and retailers – from forestry and academic institutions […]

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Here is why Wood is Nature’s stroke of genius (video)

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How can you build a Greener Future?

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Twenty-first Century home-builders are confronted with new challenges as we face the impact that our homes have on our environment. Today we have to ask ourselves; how good for my health and well-being are the building materials of my new home? How big is the carbon footprint of my new home? Instead of building in […]

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Need Advice? Visit our Timber Show House

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Visiting our timber show house/office in Johannesburg, will give you the opportunity to see the most comprehensive showcase of timber structures in South Africa. You will be able to see more than 20 different building styles and finishes in one single building. A few of the products incorporated into our home… External Heavy Solid Log […]

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