Cliff Valley School covered its gymnasium roof with solar panels in August, completing the largest solar project undertaken by an Atlanta area school. With a capacity of 62.56 kW, the school expects to meet up to one third of its energy needs via solar power by the end of 2017.Read More
Advances in technology and the commodification of household amenities have begun to blend the concepts of “modern architecture” and “green building” together. For EarthCraft Builder Luis Imery, of Imery Group, design and construction are two components that are integral to the success of a project. Much of Imery’s focus has been on a holistic approach…Read More
The City of East Point encourages and welcomes sustainable business development that supports economic growth and improves quality of life for its citizens. Last month, East Point city officials broke ground for a $15.8 million City Hall project. It is expected that the new City Hall will spur economic growth and create jobs. This approximately…Read More
Southface is in the process of updating the EarthCraft Light Commercial (ECLC) certification program to Version 2.0. We need your feedback to make the most of this program update. Please join us on September 26th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm for a feedback forum, located in the Home Depot Training Center on the main Southface campus.…Read More
Rachel Shelar joined Southface in 2014 and worked her way from Intern to Coordinator. Last year, she ventured to Ohio with her husband and now works as a project assistant in Columbus. Southface caught up with Rachel and is excited to share her advancement in the Alumni Feature Series.Read More
We have invited thought leaders in philanthropy to have a conversation that will resonate with our audience and inspire attendees to action. Invited panelists include Otis Rolley, Regional Director, The Rockefeller Foundation; Florence Vasser Seydel, Trustee Elect at the Turner Foundation, Inc.; Lois R. DeBacker, Managing Director of The Kresge Foundation’s Environment Program and Darryl Young, Director, Sustainable Cities at the Summit Foundation.Read More
Brighter days are ahead for the Len Foote Hike Inn, an environmentally sustainable wilderness lodge in the North Georgia mountains, thanks to a newly installed 53.72 kW solar photovoltaic array. The “Above the Grid” solar project supplies nearly 70 percent of the inn’s electricity needs and will educate thousands of guests annually about the value of sustainable environmental practices.Read More
Amber McFarland works at Southface as a Communications and Events Project Manager. In her spare time she likes to hang out with her dogs and her husband. Read to find out more about Amber and her love for Southface!Read More
On October 19, Southface will celebrate the EarthCraft Celebration of Excellence, an annual award ceremony that recognizes builders, architects, developers and contractors for their commitment to exceptional sustainable building design and performance.Read More
Southface, whose campus lies within with Civic Center site, will partner with the Atlanta Housing Authority, Invest Atlanta & Weingarten to redesign its future.
Southface is and will continue to be an asset to not only Atlanta, but across the Southeast and U.S. as a leader in promoting sustainable homes, workplaces and communities.