Is it viable to live green in South Africa

Are you a couple who understands the benefits of living green? Perhaps you started out by separating and recycling your rubbish. Then you read about solar water heaters and installed one into your home. Perhaps you’ve even gone as far as installing rainwater catchments and photo-voltaic solar panels.

But the question is this: What will you do when the time comes to move out? How will you find a home that someone else has invested in as much as you have in your current home?

The sad truth is that converting your home into a green home is often over-capitalizing on your property (depending on the area in which you live). Not many buyers will appreciate your green features enough to give you a return on investment.…

Playlist

Eco Friendly

Eco Pools Podcast

Eco Pools

      Eco Pools - with Emmanuel and Jerome

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Kyasol Rainwater Harvesting Podcast

Kyasol Green Building Solutions

      Kyasol Rainwater Harvesting - with Emmanuel and Jonathan

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Urban Veggies Hydroponics Transcript

Urban Veggies

Title: Transcript of Interview with Eleazer Strachan, Urban Veggies
Presented by: Emmanuel van der Meulen
Guest Speaker: Eleazer Strachan (Oz)
Date: 29th May 2017
Number of Speakers: 2
File Duration: 28:54
Transcriptionist: Jacqui Jonk

Links are at the end of the transcript.

Transcript Break Down:
00:08 Introduction to Radio Live Green Smart.
02:08 Introduction to Hydroponics.
03:13 Why does hydroponics work so well?
05:01 Introduction to Urban Veggies.
08:50 How did Urban Vegetables start?
13:03 Why hydroponics as opposed to other growing methods?
16:02 Where can people get such systems?
17:08 What does the future hold for Urban Veggies?
19:36 Any limitations to the systems?
20:45 What are the different systems Urban Veggies offers?
24:31 Tell us a bit more about your employment project?

Jex Energy Photovoltaic Electricity Transcript

Jex Energy

Title: Transcript of Interview with Jonathan Harf, CEO of Jex Energy
Presented by: Emmanuel van der Meulen
Guest Speaker: Jonathan Harf
Date: 9 May 2017
Number of Speakers: 2
File Duration: 11:48
Transcriptionist: Jacqui Jonk

Links are at the end of the transcript.

Transcript Breakdown:
00:01 Introduction to Radio Live Green Smart
00:54 Introduction to alternative energy sources
01:57 What is solar energy?
02:33 Start of interview with Jonathan Harf
06:36 Three options for solar power
08:43 Benefits of solar power to the domestic user
11:43 Wrap Up

00:01 Beginning of recorded material, Introduction to Radio Live Green Smart:

Emmanuel:

[Righto] so I’m just going to give a short introduction and then I’ll come back to you.

Jonathan: Ok

Emmanuel: Welcome to Radio Live Green Smart and to our interview this evening with Jonathan Harf, of Jex Energy.…

Kyasol Hydronics Transcript

Kyasol Green Building Solutions

Title: Transcript of Interview with Istvan Nyul, Kyasol Green Building Solutions
Presented by: Emmanuel van der Meulen
Guest Speaker: Istvan Nyul
Date: 15 May 2017
Number of Speakers: 2
File Duration: 52:32
Transcriptionist: Jacqui Jonk

Links are at the end of the transcript.

Transcript Break Down:
00:01 Introduction to Radio Live Green Smart.
01:54 What is green building?
03:36 Introduction to Kyasol Green Building Solutions.
05:17 What is hydronics underfloor heating?
09:23 How does hydronics compare to electrical underfloor heating and are there other methods?
16:38 General requirements for hydronics?
24:08 What are the different floor coverings used with hydronics?
27:26 Can hydronics be fitted anywhere else besides the floor?
33:06 Costs of hydronics?
38:19 What other features does your system provide?

Radio Live Green Smart Launch Podcast

Radio Live Green Smart Logo

      Radio Live Green Smart Launch - by Emmanuel

Vegan Food Fair SA Transcript

Vegan Food Fair SA

Title: Transcript of Anchor Read Advert Vegan Food Fair SA
Presented by: Emmanuel van der Meulen
Date: 8 May 2017
Number of Speakers: 1
File Duration: 05:31
Transcriptionist: Jacqui Jonk

Links are at the end of the transcript.

Transcript Breakdown:
00:01 Introduction to Radio Live Green Smart
00:55 Introduction to Veganism
02:21 Start of the advert for Vegan Food Fair SA
05:00 Wrap Up

00:01 Beginning of recorded material:

Emmanuel:

Welcome to Radio Live Green Smart. I’m Emmanuel your presenter this evening, of a short promotion on vegan food. A little bit about Radio Live Green Smart before we come to the promotion, Radio Live Green Smart is a forum to discuss green living and eco-friendly living and importantly a forum to discuss where you see disrespect for the environment first hand.…

Jex Energy Podcast

Jex Energy

      Jex Energy Photovoltaic Electricity - with Emmanuel and Jonathan