Architects are the gateway through which most green technologies find their way into the marketplace. The architect ‘specs’ particular technologies made by manufacturers that they know to be reputable and ahead in the energy efficiency game and their products, technologies or techniques are then implemented in the building process and what results is a more energy efficient and ‘green’ building and way of life.
It is difficult for an architect to know all the technology on the market as this is a cutting edge industry that’s evolving rapidly towards more cost-effective, efficient and environmentally friendly alternatives.However architects are required to attend yearly conferences held by experienced professionals and companies to get informed on the latest technologies in building as well as green alternatives.
FM Architect prides itself on keeping up to date on the latest developments so that you, our client don’t have to.It is however always a great idea to do your own research into the technologies that are available and affordable in South Africa. The internet is a great place to start with a range of reputable companies offering information about their latest products. Think about which solutions would be applicable to your lifestyle and also the climate that you are building in. Your architect will be able to advise from experience which technologies are very cost saving and which technologies are better to leave alone on certain building types.
The Best Architect in SA is educated, skillful and takes your specific needs into consideration. They will treat your project with utmost priority and guide you through the process of building, giving you advise and also listening to your personal needs. The investment of building a house is a massive personal investment and hiring an architect is part of investing in the success of your building.