SA Affordable Housing March / April 2018 // Issue: 69 - Page 3

MARCH - APRIL 2018 ISSUE: 69 12 SA Affordable Housing Providing positive, innovative, cost-effective solutions for South Africa’s housing back log for the missing middle PUBLISHED BY INTERACT MEDIA DEFINED (PTY) LTD Tel: +27 (0) 861 727 663 Fax: +27 (0) 866 991 346 Email: admin@interactmedia.co.za www.saaffordablehousing.co.za Postnet Suite 241 Private Bag X103 N1 City 7463 MANAGING DIRECTOR Richard Bicker Caarten richard@interactmedia.co.za CONTENT MANAGER Benjamin Brits benjamin@interactmedia.co.za OPERATIONS MANAGER Chantelle van Deventer chantellevd@interactmedia.co.za CONTENTS MANAGING EDITOR Benjamin Brits benjamin@interactmedia.co.za WRITER Ntsako Khosa +27 (0) 11 579 4940 ntsako@interactmedia.co.za 2 EDITOR’S COLUMN 4 NEWS -- DEADLINE LOOMS FOR HOUSING SCHEMES TO REGISTER 6 ASSOCIATIONS -- WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SIMPLIFIED 8 ASSOCIATIONS -- IMPROVE HEAT EFFICIENCY, FIT INSULATION 10 ASSOCIATIONS -- SAPMA ONLINE TRAINING FOR RETAIL STAFF 12 ADVERTORIAL -- MATPRO MIXING IT UP 16 FEATURES -- PREVENTING COSTLY REPAIRS 20 FEATURES -- EFFICIENCY -- A REALITY OR MERELY A TRENDY BUZZWORD? 24 FEATURES -- LOOKING AT ‘BAD’ BUILDINGS: PART 1 27 FEATURES -- BUILDING ON INNOVATION SHAPES OUR TECH FUTURE 30 PROJECTS -- ONE-OF-A-KIND FEATURES FOR URBAN AFRICAN LIVING 32 PROJECTS -- MATLOSANA GARDENS -- AFFORDABLE HOUSING THAT ROCKS 37 AFFORDABLE HOUSING MATTERS -- TRANSFORMING SA’S HOUSING LANDSCAPE 39 PRODUCTS 40 BRAND LISTINGS SUB EDITOR Tina Heron tina@interactmedia.co.za ADVERTISING Angeline Martin angie@interactmedia.co.za Marna Schnetler marna@interactmedia.co.za LAYOUT & DESIGN Craig Patterson craig@interactmedia.co.za DISTRIBUTION & SUBSCRIPTIONS Belinda Thwesha belinda@interactmedia.co.za COPYRIGHT & DISCLAIMER While every reasonable precaution has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the advice and information given, neither the editor, publisher, proprietor, staff, nor any official body represented or published in this issue, will accept responsibility for any damages, loss, injuries or false claims that may arise or be made in the content. We subscribe to the Codes of Conduct of the Advertising Standards Authority and the Press Ombudsman (see below). Disclaimers by individual companies are hereby overridden by this disclaimer. Reproduction of any of the content is expressly forbidden in terms of the Copyright Act of 1987 with all amendments. All requests to reproduce must be made in writing to the publisher and such confirmation must be given in writing before proceeding. A copy of where the reproduction was published must be supplied to the publisher at the above address. No reasonable request will be refused provided all conditions are met. PRESS OMBUDSMAN: This publication has committed itself to maintain the highest standards of journalism as embodied in the Press Code of Professional Practice. If you believe we have failed to report news and comment accurately, honestly and fairly, you may lodge a complaint with the Press Ombudsman either by email, fax or letter, or by telephoning the office for the procedure to be followed. Tel: +27 (0) 11 484 3612/8 | Fax: +27 (0) 11 484 3612/8 Email: pressombudsman@ombudsman.org.za berylh@ombudsman.org.za Website: www.ombudsman.org.za for the press code This publication subscribes to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Code of Conduct which represents truthful advertising. Should any reader feel or believe that advertising in this publication lacks substantiation, is dishonest or misleading in any way, they may refer to the ASA, www.asasa.org.za. 20 CONNECT WITH US 32 CONTROLLED FREE CIRCULATION 3202 ABC PERIOD JAN – JUN 2017 AFFORDABLE SA HOUSING MARCH - APRIL 2018 1