SEM Solutions Success Stories

We come from an engineering background. We were established as the offspring of our parent company, Spoormaker and Partners. Our track record of Mechanical and Electrical Consulting Engineering dates back to 1964. Take a look at some of the SEM Solutions success stories to get a better idea of how we work and results we can help you achieve.

USING THE SUN TO SEE THE STARS

USING THE SUN TO SEE THE STARS

First published in ESI Africa on 17 February 2021 The South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) is best known for the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT). Funded by a consortium of international partners from South Africa, Poland, the United States, the United...

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CITY OF CAPE TOWN  LIGHTING CASE STUDY

CITY OF CAPE TOWN LIGHTING CASE STUDY

The City of Cape Town has been working hard to achieve the goals laid out in their Energy Climate Action Plan (ECAP) that was adopted in 2001 and officially approved in May 2010. One of the objectives laid out in the plan was that Council (local authority) operations...

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ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR THE JHB SUPREME COURT

ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR THE JHB SUPREME COURT

Johannesburg Supreme Court is in the centre of Johannesburg and is often on the TV News. Normally only the entrance to the old building is shown, which is the original section in the front that was built in 1910. The tower block of 12 floors at the back, built in 1987...

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WATER SAVINGS AT MARIEVALE MILITARY BASE

WATER SAVINGS AT MARIEVALE MILITARY BASE

We were awarded the contract for water management on this site in January 2000 as part of a performance contract with the Department of Public Works in Johannesburg. The aim of the contract is to reduce water consumption and to monitor the consumption thereafter. After the preliminary investigation, our report for implementation would include leak detection, pressure control, pipe layout, upgrade of certain fittings, fitting water meters etc.

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WATER SAVINGS AT LENZ MILITARY BASE

WATER SAVINGS AT LENZ MILITARY BASE

We were awarded the contract for water management on this site in January 2000 as part of a performance contract with the Department of Public Works in Johannesburg. The aim of the contract is to reduce water consumption and to monitor the consumption thereafter. After the preliminary investigation, our report for implementation would include leak detection, pressure control, upgrade of certain fittings etc. but this does not reflect the potential of savings. That surprise only started to unfold in the next six months. Read on to see the detail.

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ELECTRICITY COST SAVINGS AT SABC AUCKLAND PARK

ELECTRICITY COST SAVINGS AT SABC AUCKLAND PARK

Shared Energy Management (SEM) a specialist in energy and water performance contracting was appointed as sub-contractor to manage the project for JCFM over the 5-year contract period. A brief project methodology and results are described in the full case study.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA’S WATER MANAGEMENT

THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA’S WATER MANAGEMENT

Saving thousands of rands and litres with an efficient water management solutionMAIN CAMPUS, LC SPORTS GROUNDS, PRETORIA Project Highlights This site has three main campus sections, including cold water reticulation to multiple end-users. We successfully implemented...

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Accredited ESCO

SEM Solutions is an Eskom-registered ESCo company, a GBCSA Member and has CIDB gradings of 6EB, 6ME, 6CE, 6SO, 7EP.

About SEM Solutions 

SEM Solutions was established in 1997 and provides a full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) solution.

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