The KwaDukuza Municipality joined the BEA as part of a cohort of South African cities in the Kwazulu-Natal Compact. The cohort received a leadership grant for support from ICLEI Africa on green building guideline implementation and industry training.

KwaDukuza municipality has taken the lead in the implementation of its green building guidelines, by renovating the Nokukhanya Luthuli House municipal office building with the following green building elements: LED sensor lights, rainwater harvesting tanks, double-glazed windows, and energy-efficient air conditioners.

Focus Areas:

Commitments to the Building Efficiency Accelerator:


  • Develop and adopt a Green Building By-Law for the municipality

Pilot Program

  • Design and implement a retrofit program for municipal buildings through public-private collaboration

Lead Partners:

ICLEI Africa

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November 24, 2017

BEA City Progress