A Day of Consumption

This Thanksgiving, remember tips to keep your energy usage low when hosting friends and family for a meal.

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By Staff Writer | November 25, 2015

Case Study Reveals How Agnes Scott College Successfully Deployed Solar

Agnes Scott College and Southface have released a case study detailing how Agnes Scott became the first non-profit to produce solar power through Georgia Power’s Advanced Solar Initiative (GPASI). This case study, funded by the Turner Foundation, offers specific insight into creative approaches to overcome the challenges non-profits face with regard to solar power projects.

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By Joey Shea | November 10, 2015

SWEET Center Celebrates Five Years of Training

This month, SWEET Center celebrates five years of training in building science and vocational certifications.

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By Joey Shea | November 4, 2015

Georgia’s Focus on Clean Power Plan Compliance

Achieving the goals of the CPP will require greater energy efficiency and the production of new low-emission and emission-free energy. The final CPP was released after 14 months of review and revision that included more than 4.3 million public comments.

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By Kevin Kelly | October 30, 2015

Steve Curwood on our Relationship to our Environment

Thirty years ago, when the first Earth Day rallies got underway, I was slow to get in line. But over the next 20 years things changed, and I changed, too. As a society, we made a lot of progress on many of the problems of 1970…Meanwhile, I became a journalist and a parent…Of all the issues Americans marched about in 1970, only the environment has gotten worse…life as we know and love it is changing profoundly.

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By Marci Reed | September 16, 2015

Southface Refresh: Spotlight on ROMA Paints

ROMA paint helped transform our once dull reception area to a livelier space that leaves guests with the impression we want them to have of Southface. Learn how ROMA is making a name for themselves in the paint industry by looking back in order to move forward.

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By Amber McFarland | September 10, 2015

Southface Trainings in the Virgin Islands

Steve Herzlieb traveled to the US Virgin Islands to deliver training on building performance principles. Southface partnered with the Virgin Islands Energy Office and the University of the Virgin islands to provide this opportunity for the students.

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By Joey Shea | September 2, 2015

Going Green Makes Dollars and Sense for Agnes Scott College

For the leadership of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, going green is about more than making wise energy choices. It’s about environmental sustainability and its effect on the bottom line.

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By Staff Writer | August 27, 2015

Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Announces Major Achievements and New Partners

Mayor Reed announced Wednesday that the Atlanta BBC has already achieved 20% water savings with a 2010 baseline, and 11% energy savings with a 2009 baseline. He added that the program now boasts 100 million square feet of committed building space in the City of Atlanta, which represents the largest commitment of any local partner at the national level with DOE.

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By Staff Writer | August 20, 2015

Southface Refresh: Spotlight on Imperial Paints, LLC

The average American spends 90% of his/her day indoors, where pollutants can be more dangerous than outdoors. ECOS paint, owned by Imperial Paints, is used to mitigate harmful chemicals from an interior paint and lessen the health impacts for building occupants, and Southface is proud to feature it in our refresh.

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By Staff Writer | August 19, 2015

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