Posts tagged as Pretoria

Local PV research and testing facility completed

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR’s) Energy Centre has completed the first phase of the new solar energy research and testing facility. This facility will support the domestic solar photovoltaic (PV) industry with aspects of industrial development, research, quality assurance, knowledge generation and human capital. The PV testing facility, with its outdoor test […]

Satellite imagery technology detects signs of sinkhole in Centurion

  Scientists at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) recently detected a formation of a sinkhole in Centurion, Pretoria, using satellite imaging technology which they have developed. Andre Theron, a student researcher at the CSIR, used the technology named Azimuth to discover the sinkhole. Azimuth is a system designed to detect centimetre- to […]

Heat pumps installed at SA War College

Ai-Tec has recently completed the installation of two air to water heat pumps at the SA War College hostel in Pretoria. These environmentally friendly Thermowise heat pumps have been installed at the hostel to reduce electricity consumption and to minimise maintenance requirements of the establishment’s water heating system. This water heating system uses approximately a […]