APPsolutely Green

The average person has 24 app’s on their smart phone or tablet.

The race to get over a million app’s in store between Apple and Google is over. Apple has 1 142 096 apps in store with over 60 BILLION downloads and Google announced at an invite-only breakfast on July 24th one -million –app- in- store mark. So how does one find an app that might be useful to you or for that matter a “green app” – look no further as we pick our top app each week and review them below: –

Renewable energy app

Renewable energy app...

A new smartphone app has been launched in Abu Dhabi, allowing users to know what is happening in the renewable energy sector across the world. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched the innovative environmental app on Tuesday with d[...]

Sustainable Construction

Sustainable Construction...

Sustainable Construction magazine delivers best-practices, products, and resources that contractors can use to balance environmental, social, and economic issues relative to sustainable construction. GBG likes any magazine that is published in app form[...]

Eco Innovators Sustainability Quiz

Eco Innovators Sustainability Quiz...

Ever wondered how many litres of water it takes to make a beer or why a burping cow contributes to climate change? The Eco Innovators app is a mythbusting quiz style game designed to test your general environmental knowledge. Navigate your way through 3 r[...]

Load shedding app for JHB, CT and Durban

Load shedding app for JHB, CT and Durban...

The load shedding app helps you to quickly check if load shedding is active in your area and it also informs you of the current load shedding stage (1, 2 or 3). You can download the load shedding schedule for your area/suburb and even share the schedule w[...]

Zero Carbon

Zero Carbon...

Zero Carbon is a global Carbon Footprinting application, going much further than their counterparts in the App Store. It not only lets you know the greenhouse gas emissions that affect the climate and the result of your daily habits of life and work, but [...]

Power calculator

Power calculator...

A simple no fuss calculator for electrical industry professionals & casual users alike. Incorporates a range of electrical power & lighting calculators: • KW and kVA and Amps • Calculate generator requirements (single or three phase) • Calcul[...]

Dulux Visualizer

Dulux Visualizer...

Seeing is believing - the new ‘Dulux Visualizer’ app – helps you SEE YOUR OWN ROOM IN ANY COLOUR, LIVE! Using unique augmented reality technology, you can see realistic Dulux paint colours appear on your walls with just a tap of the screen. Experiment wit[...]

Travelstart app

Travelstart app...

The app, which is available for free on Android and iOS smartphones, brings the most powerful features and flexibility of the Travelstart website to mobile screens enabling users to search for airline ticket prices in real time, and book and pay for fligh[...]

My Eskom

My Eskom...

The MyEskom App provides all users direct access to information that applies to electricity consumption and help users consume electricity more efficiently. FEATURES: • Improve energy efficiency with customizable energy saving tips based on consumer[...]

A walking tour of Cape Town

A walking tour of Cape Town...

Explore the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, South Africa, with a good pair of walking shoes on your feet and Cape Town Tourism’s A Walking Tour of Central Cape Town on your mobile. Powered by Tourism Radio®, A Walking Tour of Central Cape Town gives yo[...]

 Sustainable insulation

Sustainable insulation...

Sustainable insulation is produced in South Africa by Isover. They have recently developed an app for the mobile users looking to research their products - and include spec sheets downloadable in pdf format directly from the app - saving on print costs. [...]

Discovery Insure driving app

Discovery Insure driving app...

Discovery Insure have released an app that scientifically measures and scores diving behaviour in an attempt to improve the way South Africans drive (and signing on new clients) for insurance purposes but which benefits the environment should driving beha[...]

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism mobile app

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism mobile app...

FORGET bulky and often outdated tourist information packs – now all the information you need about Nelson Mandela Bay attractions is available at the click of a button on your cellphone on the Nelson Mandala Bay Tourism mobile app. Information about th[...]

Car carbon emission calculator

Car carbon emission calculator...

This app will tell you in seconds what Energy Label, CO2 Emission or L/100KM a certain car has. The Car E-Label covers all brands, from Audi to Tesla down to Bugatti and Volkswagen. The smart-selector helps you narrow your search in a matter of seconds[...]

PPC builders app

PPC builders app...

The PPC Builders app is an interactive, easy to use tool for anyone in the building and construction industry. Use the virtual toolbox in your everyday building scenario's. The tools and tab features include: PPC product information tab:  - one can [...]

Gauteng Travel app

Gauteng Travel app...

Gauteng Tourism’s first mobile app has reached the number one spot as South Africa’s favourite free travel app download. Perfect for the independent traveller, the Gauteng Travel Guide is fully produced by the Gauteng Tourism Authority and Tourism Radi[...]

WWF together

WWF together...

Experience the worlds most amazing and endangered animals on on app – together. The interactive experience brings you closer to the stories of elephants, whales and rhino’s and reminds us why in business why we need to work on reducing our impact on the e[...]

Nike’s Making of Making app

Nike’s Making of Making app...

MAKING is a tool to inspire designers and creators to make better choices in the materials they use. We know that every decision a designer makes in the product creation process has an impact on the environment. But given the range of options that exist, [...]

OUR CHOICE

OUR CHOICE...

Al Gore’s Our Choice – this is the book of the future – literally how our children will interact with books – embedded video’s, moving       graphs, easy to navigate Chapters. The book also makes you think about the planet and our impact on it.[...]

Weber St Gobain

Weber St Gobain...

Where Grout meets technology. This app is suitable for use by contractors, applicators, specifiers and home owners. It’s features include common problems, product data sheets, a consumption calculator and details of the closest stockists.  In the[...]