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NEWSLETTER ISSUE 14 FEBRUARY 2021

Project Manager's Message   Happy New Year wishes to you all. 2020 was a year of momentous experiences and significant change, and so too for the S&L programme! The hard lockdown imposed by the President at the end of March 2020 coincided with the end of the...

Newsletter Issue 13 February 2020

Project Manager's Message Welcome to the first edition of S&L News for 2020. The project team and I wish you many positive and productive months ahead.More than anything, we’d like to thank everyone who has contributed to the S&L Programme in the past; and...

Newsletter Issue 12 December 2019

Project Manager's Message With the end-of-year festive season fast approaching, I’m sure I’m not alone in looking forward to some rest and relaxation - especially given that as a project, we can all look back on a good year. (See all editions of S&L News 2019...

Newsletter Issue 11 November 2019

Project Manager's MessageWelcome to the penultimate edition of S&L News for 2019 – a year where with your involvement and participation, the project has taken great strides forward. While we all have a lot to be proud of, there is still much to complete before the...

Newsletter Issue 10 October 2019

Project Manager's MessageAs we begin the final quarter of 2019, this edition of S&L News focuses on the road ahead and the big strides the project must take before we enter the holiday period in December. I therefore call on all of you to participate actively in...

Revision of MEPS

DEAR STAKEHOLDERS, Strengthening of minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) and revision of energy labelVC9008, which sets the compulsory energy performance specifications for specific residential appliances, was introduced in 2014 and came...

Newsletter Issue 9 September 2019

Project Manager's Message In this edition of S&L News, we conclude our recent focus on lighting by celebrating the millionth lightbulb to be recycled as part of our project. We also update you on developments with the Southern...

Newsletter Issue 8 August 2019

Project Manager’s Message   Welcome to the 8th edition of the S&L News. Full focus on illumination! The phrase “keeping the lights on” is synonymous with adequate electricity supply. Consequently, in this edition of the S&L News we...

Newsletter Issue 7 July 2019

Project Manager's Message Welcome to the 7th edition of the S&L News. As we pass the halfway point of 2019, the S&L programme continues to pick up momentum; and you’ll find it all here: From news about international visits and collaborations to...

Newsletter Issue 6 June 2019

Project Manager's Message Welcome to the 6th edition of the S&L News. We have a full newsletter this month with lots of news, so I will keep my message short. May has been an eventful month, the highlight being our engagement with the lighting industry...

Space Heaters: A quick guide to warming up your home

As South Africans, we’re used to mild and warm winters. As a result, our buildings are not designed or built to efficiently weather the cold. There are, however, areas in the country that experience periods of bitter cold that calls for bringing...

Newsletter Issue 5 May 2019

Project Manager's Message Welcome to the 5th edition of the S&L News; packed with up-to-date project information at a glance. It's our way of keeping you, our stakeholders and partners, informed and involved every step of the way. Please feel free to...

Newsletter Issue 4 April 2019

Project Manager’s Message With the first quarter of 2019 behind us, we are well and truly entrenched in meeting the project’s objectives for the year. So in this edition, as we briefly unpack significant recent successes and...

Newsletter Issue 3 March 2019

Project Manager's Message Our reporting goes global in this third edition of the S&L News, as the project team finds itself in Paris, San Francisco and Washington – while on the local front, our national energy efficient appliance winners...

Newsletter Issue 2 February 2019

PROJECT MANAGER'S MESSAGE Welcome to the 2nd edition of the S&L Newsletter – keeping stakeholders and partners informed about significant project developments and successes, at a glance. What we began together in 2018 is already bearing...

Newsletter Issue 1 December 2018

PROJECT MANAGER’S MESSAGE   Welcome to the inaugural edition of the S&L Times - a short, punchy, monthly newsletter with regular updates on key developments of the project. To date, I am very pleased to say that all stakeholders have...

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