Rockmart Children’s Academy: The Gold Standard for a Healthy Environment for Kids

The story of the Rockmart Children’s Academy and its success in EarthCraft Light Commercial Certification.

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By Staff Writer | August 12, 2015

Biophilic Design: The Creation of Healthy, Happy Spaces

Human beings are all hard wired to seek comfort, security and connectivity. Our built environments should provide these elements.

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By Shane Totten | July 29, 2015

Southface Refresh: Interface Human Nature Collection

The carpet chosen for the Home Depot Foundation Training Center comes from another line of beautifully designed carpets – the Human Nature Collection. The design for the room starts out with a pebbled surface and then gradually transitions into a smoother texture – just as one would find in nature standing on a river’s edge.

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By Amber McFarland | July 8, 2015

Southface Refresh: Mohawk Flooring Spotlight

A longtime friend and supporter of Southface, Mohawk flooring, donated carpet throughout the Resource Center and for the third floor workspace of the Eco Office. Hear what Southface staff Bonnie Casamassima and Mohawk VP of Sustainability Rochelle Routman had to say about the refresh.

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By Joey Shea | June 25, 2015

Simple Measures Can Really Add Up

Recently at Southface, we tried an experiment to limit water use. Challenged to reduce our water consumption by 20 percent in order to meet the requirements of the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, we decided to monitor our behavior in an easy, low-tech way.

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By Marci Reed | June 24, 2015

Southface Acquires JUST Label

The JUST label, administered by the International Living Futures Institute, designed to provide a platform for organizations to reveal governance practices, community investments and staff policies. Southface is proud to be the first and only nonprofit organization in Georgia to participate in the JUST program.

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By Joey Shea | June 11, 2015

AIA Convention Meets Refreshed Southface Campus

The Southface campus was included on the convention tour schedule and more than 80 architects came through our buildings to see sustainable design in practice at the Eco Office and SWEET Center. The campus refresh allowed Southface to showcase the efficiency of our buildings while reiterating the impact design can have on well-being and productivity in the workplace.

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By Joey Shea | June 3, 2015

intrepidNOW Network features EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation Interview

This 30 minute interview covers everything from the history of the EarthCraft program to our partnership with the Georgia Trust to explore the EarthCraft program’s pathways to sustainable preservation on a national scale.

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By Joey Shea | June 1, 2015

Southface Refresh: GAF Spotlight

This is the first in a series featuring the new technologies Southface has implemented for our campuses to keep them up to date. Southface is grateful to GAF and All Roof Solutions for the donation of their time and product to improve the Resource Center.

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By Staff Writer | May 13, 2015

Meet Jack Wynn: Iraq veteran and energy efficiency entrepreneur

Marine Corps veteran Jack Wynn was inspired to start his own home energy improvement business after dramatically lowering his own utility bills. Southface’s veteran education benefit program is helping him reach that goal.

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By Staff Writer | April 21, 2015

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