In August 2011, the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) and Southface announced that more than 10,000 homes have been weatherized in Georgia through the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).
Grants to Green is a partnership that helps nonprofits in the metro Atlanta region green their organizations. With support from the Kendeda Fund, the partnership includes Southface and The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, a respected grantmaker and community leader. Since September 2008, a total of 57 nonprofits have received assessment awards, while 24 have received implementation grants, valued at approximately $690,000.
Southface is pleased to be one of the first training centers in the nation to be awarded accreditation from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) for our Energy Auditor training program.
Southface conducted a LEED concepts workshop to set environmental goals and discuss strategies to achieve those goals. Southface was the LEED Administrator and actively worked with Atlanta Spirit throughout the LEED certification process. Southface also conducted the energy audit to assess the building’s energy performance and look for low and no-cost ways to reduce energy use.
Southface was the LEED Administrator and facilitated the LEED certification process. Southface also performed the energy modeling to demonstrate the energy savings.