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Uncertainty over solar geysers could leave sectional titles in hot water

- 30 June 2011

Zunaid Rawoot, a partner at Webber Wentzel, was recently quoted on The article reviewed the implications of that in most sectional title schemes, the only available place to install a solar powered geyser or water heater is the roof. Under the current Sectional Titles Act (Act 95 of 1986), the roof is common property.

Rawoot explained the complications involved in the allocation of rights and responsibilities regarding maintenance and repair of the geyser between the sectional title owner and the body corporate.