Stoneleigh will be a new development that will provide 334 rental units in the affordable housing market in Helderwyk, Brakpan, South Africa that meet the EDGE standard.

Transcend company sustainability goals are to invest in affordable housing in South Africa. Projects are located close to job opportunities, transport corridors and other amenities such as schools. Environmental, Social and Governance Performance standards are important and must be met. The intention is to use EDGE for all future developments. Transcend is focused on investing in green housing units that are certified to meet the IFC’s EDGE standard.

Stoneleigh has received a Preliminary EDGE Certificate from Green Building Council South Africa.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification


Energy Savings*


Water Savings


Less Embodied Energy in Materials

*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.

Technical Solutions


Reduced Window to Wall Ratio, External Shading Devices, Heat Pump for Hot Water Generation, Energy-Saving Light Bulbs – Internal Spaces, Energy-Saving Light Bulbs – External Spaces, Lighting Controls for Corridors and Staircases


Low-Flow Showerheads, Low-Flow Faucets for Kitchen Sinks, Low-Flow Faucets for Washbasins, Dual Flush for Water Closets


Floor Slabs – Hollow Core Precast Slab, Roof Construction – Micro Concrete Tiles on Timber Rafters, External Walls – Facing Brick and Solid Concrete Blocks, External Walls – Solid Dense Concrete Blocks, Internal Walls – Solid Dense Concrete Blocks, Flooring – Ceramic Tile, Window Frames – Aluminium


Stoneleigh, 334 Winterhoek Drive Helderwyk Brakpan, Gauteng 1451 South Africa


Preliminary EDGE Certificate


March 1, 2022

Floor Space (m2)


Total CO2 Savings (annually)


Certified By

Green Building Council of South Africa

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