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Elon Musk says Tesla’s solar roof will be cheaper than ordinary roofs

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Monday, November 28, 2016, In : Renewable Energy 
Elon Musk says Tesla’s solar roof will be cheaper than ordinary roofs. He also says the energy-generating roofs will last longer than typical roofs, so, said the real-life Iron Man, “Why would you get anything else?”

At first Tesla solar roofs will be a premium product, according to Bloomberg, as the company’s slate and terra cotta tiles are 20 times more expensive than asphalt singles. But that factor could become irrelevant because of reduced shipping costs. It’s expensive to ship ...

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Safety Overhead - The Importance of Roof Maintence by ITC SA

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Saturday, November 12, 2016, In : Home Maintenance 

The recent storms and aftermath in Gauteng over the last few days means that it is very important to get a professional to check your roof for damage and any potential problems before  small problems become expensive ones.  Your roof is the first line of defense against rain, wind, hail, fire, ice, snow and extreme heat.

The Institute for Timber Construction - ITC-SA has written an excellent article on this :-
 

https://www.bebee.com/producer/@claire-cardwell/safety-overhead-the-importance-of-...
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Bricks - The ABCs of Green Building Materials by Aisha Abdelhamid

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Monday, October 24, 2016, In : Green Building 



https://www.bebee.com/producer/@claire-cardwell/bricks-the-abcs-of-green-building-materials-by-aisha-abdelhamid

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Cellulose Insulation - ABCs of Green Building Materials by Aisha Abdelhamid

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Friday, September 16, 2016, In : Green Building 
http://greenbuildingelements.com/2016/09/14/cellulose-insulation-abc-green-building-materials/

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Brush & Wattle — The ABCs of Green Building Materials by Aisha Abdelhamid

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Sunday, September 11, 2016, In : Green Building 
http://greenbuildingelements.com/2016/09/09/brush-wattle-abc-green-building-materials/

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Electrical Certificate of Compliance

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Sunday, June 19, 2011, In : Building 

ELECTRICAL CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE – NEW REGULATIONS

On 1st May 2009 new regulations came into effect with respect to the issuing and validity of anElectrical Certificate of Compliance.

There are a number of clauses under the The Occupational Health and Safety Act No 85 of 1993, which is administered by the Department of Labour,(initially for workplace safety but extended to residential dwellings), which are now in force and which have an impact on the use and transfer of  houses, dwell...


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I want to work from home or convert it into an office.

Posted by Blue Designs - Architectural Designers on Monday, June 6, 2011, In : Rezoning 
The rules for running a business from home vary from Municipality to Municipality and even from surburb to suburb.  Generally one can run a business from home providing the parking allowances have been met (usually 4 parking bays), if there is a permanent resident in the house and so long as there are no goods sold to the public.  There may be restrictions on signage that you will need to check on.  In order to run a business from home you will need to have the property rezoned to business or...
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