oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Roofing and SANS 10400-XA:2011 pitching for greater energy-efficiency : market contribution

Volume 20, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



As from November this year roofing on South African buildings will have to be considerably more energy-efficient.

Building regulations have recently undergone major revision, the aim being to introduce much greater energy-efficiency into all construction materials and processes. It was an initiative driven by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the NRCS (National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications).

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