Urban Sustainability Practice

Integrating sustainable principals and performance guidelines into policies is an important aspect of sustainable development. The Communities Sustainability Services staff at Southface works with local and regional policy makers to understand the variety of green building and green development practices being used in their area.

How We Can Help

Southface works extensively with local and regional organizations to develop community-level initiatives that align with your sustainability goals. Our partners include local governments, community improvement districts, transportation management organizations, business and neighborhood associations looking to improve the social and economic fabric of their communities while responding to environmental needs.

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SOUTHACE CALENDAR

Wed 22

Public Tour

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri 24

Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting

February 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mar 01

Public Tour

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mar 02

EarthCraft House Builder

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mar 03

Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

March 3 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

THE JOURNAL

EoY-GA Solar Energy Data Map

2016 – A Bright Year for Solar in Georgia

When Southface started building a database to track Georgia’s installed solar capacity in 2012, we were hunting for kilowatts (kWs). Four years later, GeorgiaEnergyData.org shows that we have more than 1,100 MW of installed solar capacity.

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SART Recap: 2016 Election Results and Environmental Advocacy

In the wake of a long presidential campaign, many groups are wondering what President-Elect Trump and a new collection of close advisors, advocates and staffers will bring—especially when it comes to environmental issues. December’s SART centered on what to expect from energy policy and environmental regulation in a new political era.

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SART Recap: Starting from the Bottom

Don’t simply get lost in the presidential election—we have a once-in-a-generation chance to impact our city’s infrastructure and communities, particularly the most vulnerable. This November, start from the bottom (of the ballot).

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