Fascinated by the ongoing changes in the South African property development and management industry, Gary Woolf, Managing Director of ALW, is a keen observer of emerging trends:

“I’m passionate about how the construction industry is evolving, especially its evolution to include technology and green principles. My current focus is on how we can cost-effectively incorporate these changes into the portfolios that we manage.”

Green improvements are underway on various other office buildings in ALW’s portfolio, in and around Gauteng, with the primary aim of reducing energy and water consumption.

ALW is a registered member of the Green Building Council SA (GBCSA); an entity which is at the forefront of ensuring that the property industry in South Africa designs builds and operates buildings in a way that is environmentally sustainable. Atholl Towers, ALW’s first green office building development located in Sandton, boasts advanced energy-efficient features and green technology which have earned it a 5 Star Green Star SA Office Design v1 rating by the GBCSA. For further insight into the GBCSA and the Green Star SA rating, visit their website here.

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The innovative Atholl Towers office building is ALW’s crowning achievement, offering world-class AAA green office space to rent in Sandton, Johannesburg.

 

Atholl Towers features the following environmentally sustainable elements:

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    Energy-efficient and Recycled Heating

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    Energy-efficient Lighting and Motion Sensors

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    Water Saving Fixtures and Rain and Ground Water Harvesting Systems

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    Waste Recycling Facility

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    Low Volatile Organic Compound Paint, Adhesives and Carpets

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    Recycled and Locally-sourced Building Materials

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    Otis REGEN Drive Energy-efficient Elevator

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    Cyclist Facilities

Products that enhance efficiency are incorporated in the facades of the building. As responsible property developers, we are proud to say that approximately 92% of the 850 tons of steel used in the building is recycled.

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