With a budget of over R21 Billion, a development site of over 640ha and constituting at least 5 to 10 percent of Gauteng’s construction GDP, Waterfall City just outside of Midrand is the largest property development in South Africa’s building history. And what’s more, the entire development is revolved around “green” principles.
Homes within Waterfall city’s boundaries will be expected to make use of solar heating, power and other sustainable energy sources, something that I’m sure plumbing contractors around the country will be benefiting from nicely, especially plumbers in Midrand. The city’s overall carbon footprint will be reduced by a substantial 60% compared to current households around South Africa. (more…)