The company’s focus is firmly on personal attention, customer service and relationships, and being trusted and respected in our community. They listen to your suggestions and give you the customer care that you really need.
Designing useful solutions to real problems and making them accessible to as many as possible seems to be a theme.
The more one reads about Musk’s work, the more interesting he appears. He has been hugely successful despite the disbelief and indeed scorn of many around him. (He is very quick to acknowledge the work of excellent team members)
During the 2008 load-shedding phase, generators were the go-to quick fix, and in some minds still are. But we have chosen to live in White River for its peaceful tranquility. It’s a place to raise our children in a country-styled and environmentally aware atmosphere. This picture is shattered immediately by the roaring to life of obnoxiously loud, smoke-billowing and environment polluting diesel generators.
Rainwater gushes from roofs through downpipes (if your home has gutters. If you don’t, thousands of litres cascade straight onto your paving) and into the drainage system, a shocking waste of a priceless resource. Priceless, you question? Ask the residents of Senekal in the Free State who’ve been without running water since December 2015 what that facility is worth to them.
Encirclement is an instinctive method of protection, used by man and beast alike. How symbolic then, that the enormous, unsightly circle at the R538 & R40 intersection in White River is about to undergo a physical transformation, themed “Save the Rhino’.
Uplands was recently awarded a Platinum Special Award for its environmental projects for 2014 by Eco-Schools. It’s cool to be an eco-school and Uplands is proud of the way in which we teach our children to value the environment and become eco-aware.
Olaf Golitz from Solar Focus in White River writes about his favourite restaurant and talks about the future of solar power.
Climate change has moved from the realm of science fiction and alarmist ranting to climate reality. Our planet is warming up and the weather changing from seasonal transformation to year round extremes – drought, floods, wildfires and super storms.