The open access telecommunications model in SA (10/08/2016)
“The Open Access Network (OAN) model has been adopted to a major extent in the telecommunications sectors of many parts of the developed world (European Union and the Americas). The advantage of this model is that it allows multiple service providers to compete over the same network, in so doing eradicating the monopoly of the telecommunication sector.”
This is according to Muneer Adam, Project Engineer for EES Africa (Pty) Ltd, who supports the implementation of the OAN model in South Africa.
Ambitious integrated, proactive security initiative for UWC (27/06/2016)
EES Africa (Pty) Ltd is currently working with University of the Western Cape (UWC) management on an ambitious multi-pronged initiative, the UWC Safe Campus Project, to substantially increase campus security. The key objective is to achieve integrated, proactive security.
“Security system integration, a control room revamp and CCTV upgrades will vastly improve the available technology. New highly trained control room operators and revised operating procedures will result in a more proactive approach to campus security,” says Martin Peterson, Project Manager for EES Africa (Pty) Ltd.
Solar photovoltaic energy for corporate buildings (29/03/2016)
There are two main synergies which can be incorporated into modern building design to reduce the dependency of electrical generation on fossil fuels. These synergies are to reduce the overall energy need of the building through the use of energy efficient methods, and to meet some of the energy needs by implementing a renewable energy system.
This is according to Rupesh Vaga, Project Engineer, EES Africa (Pty) Ltd, who points out that even though alternative means of generating electricity are being researched and implemented, current electricity generation is still predominantly based on the burning of fossil fuels, which have a huge negative environmental impact.