Ratings and Certifications

As part of our service offering, Thutsa Medical will advise and guide clients in obtaining one of the following certifications for their facilities. The certification chosen will be dependent on the type of facility being developed, and the needs of the client.

Green Star SA

The Green Building Council develops the Green Star SA rating tools to provide an objective measurement for green buildings in South Africa and Africa. These tools recognise and reward environmental leadership in the property industry.

Our Green Star tools are created for each building type and support design professionals and developers in creating a better built environment for people and planet. The tools are based on 9 different categories, each with a range of credits that address environmental and sustainability aspects of designing, constructing and operating a building.

Excellence In Design And Greater Efficiencies – EDGE

An innovation of IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, EDGE makes it faster, easier and more affordable than ever before to build and brand green. EDGE reveals the systems and solutions that work best for your climate, bringing international cachet to your certified project without losing the local context. Meet the growing expectations of your customers by creating value and positively impacting their lives, resulting in greater profitability and a healthier environment for all.


A net-zero building is a building with zero net energy consumption, meaning the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount of renewable energy created on the site by renewable energy sources elsewhere.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – LEED

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building, community and home project types, LEED provides a framework to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement.

Global Green and Healthy Hospitals

GGHH is an international network of hospitals, health care facilities, health systems, and health organizations dedicated to reducing their environmental footprint and promoting public and environmental health.

Strategic health planning

We create healthcare objectives and goals for our clients, taking into account potential government policy changes, technological advancements and economic trends that could change an organization’s operations in a significant way.

Commissioning of medical equipment

Through a meticulous process, we ensure that all systems and components of the healthcare facility are designed, installed, tested, operated, and maintained according to the operational requirements of the operator.

Facilities management

We ensure that all day-to-day operations of our buildings and facilities are monitored, measured and benchmarked to international best practices, and the efficiency measures of which they have been accredited.

Facilities design

Sustainability and design professionals are responsible for the planning, design and management of all capital improvement projects according to the green ratings and certification standards.

Project and construction management

Our professional team plan, coordinate, monitor and control all aspects of the construction project, ensuring the successful completion of all projects.