Mind the “performance”Gap

Aug 26, 2016 No Comments by

Building structures that are designed to achieve a green star rating in South Africa apply themselves to a performance “checklist” with criteria deemed to satisfy respective green star ratings. The criteria for the most part are based on credits that are based with the design of the structure and not necessarily how the structure will […]

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Performance materials can be measured

Aug 19, 2016 No Comments by

Perhaps one of the bigger drivers of energy efficiency around the globe at the moment is the inability to create enough sustainable energy, sufficient for our current demand. This runs parallel to the impact that energy creation has on the environment – a double whammy if you will. From a performance perspective, industries are not […]

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How is success measured in industry?

Aug 12, 2016 No Comments by

Too often we revert to historical measurements when considering how successful our company or industry has performed over an annual basis. The merit of course with historical measurement is that with larger companies, there is often an additional responsibility to ones shareholders. The building materials industry is no different, manufactured commodity items are constantly gauged […]

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