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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By Diondra Powers | October 26, 2016

Healthy Home Evaluator Launches: Healthy Homes, Healthy People

In early October, the Building Performance Institute (BPI) announced the nationwide launch of the Healthy Home Evaluator certification program. The Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) is a credentialing program that was developed via a partnership between BPI and the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) with the goal of creating healthier homes and healthier people by…

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By Diondra Powers | October 20, 2016

Southface Staff Earns Master Trainer Milestones

Our Education and Technical Assistance team has a vast breadth and depth of knowledge—ranging from the fundamentals of building science to LEED® administration to energy code standards to combustion safety—and believes that learning is never finished.

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By Diondra Powers | October 19, 2016

Bourke Reeve to Present at Booth Western Art Museum

Curious about the energy usage of historic homes? Join Bourke Reeve on November 11 as he presents on energy efficiency in historic structures at the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia.

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By Diondra Powers | October 18, 2016
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Rule Your Attic This Fall

ENERGY STAR® wants you to take action today and “Rule Your Attic” to stop wasting energy, save money, increase your home’s comfort, and reduce the pollution that contributes to climate change.

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By Diondra Powers | October 17, 2016

Boynton Village Re-Opens as Stanton Oaks

The rehabilitation of Boynton Village, now known as Stanton Oaks, enabled the rebirth of a beloved community desperately in need of capital improvements to allow citizens to have a place they could call home.

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By Diondra Powers | October 12, 2016
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Grants to Green Program Wins Atlanta E3 Award

Grants to Green has been recognized for excellence again! The program won the Community Strong Award at the annual Atlanta E3 Awards on Tuesday, October 4.

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By Diondra Powers | October 6, 2016
Alex T. SAPORTA REPORT Thought Leaders

Igniting Change in the Region

Policymakers, community advocates and private enterprise are poised to act at a critical juncture in Atlanta’s history. We face a choice to deepen divides between neighborhoods and people with further disinvestment in some communities or find a way to connect economic development strategies with all our community assets to enable Atlanta to become a truly world class region and city.

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By Joey Shea | October 5, 2016

Southface Awarded Grant to Research Indoor Air Quality in Homes

Building America, a Department of Energy program, awarded Southface a grant to investigate indoor air quality (IAQ) in new and existing homes. Working with key industry experts, Southface expects to research the anticipated link between IAQ and chronic health problems.

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By Amber McFarland | September 28, 2016
Dennis Creech Recognized at Visionary Dinner

Southface Honors Dennis Creech at Annual Visionary Dinner

On Thursday, September 8, the Oceans Ballroom at the Georgia Aquarium was filled for Southface’s annual Visionary Dinner. Close to 600 business leaders, nonprofit executives, policymakers and sustainability enthusiasts joined us to celebrate outgoing Executive Director Dennis Creech, and his 38 years of service to Southface.

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By Diondra Powers | September 14, 2016

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