Integrated Design: A case study of Weatherford Place

The residential workshop took place at Weatherford Place, a Solar Community of EcoCraft Hybrid™ Homes in Roswell designed and constructed by Cadmus Construction. The development has achieved the first Platinum Level LEED for Homes Certification in Georgia, a pioneering feat attained by only five percent of LEED for Homes certification recipients nationwide.

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By Staff Writer | May 1, 2014

Health aspects of LEED certification

The USGBC’s goal is to provide a program that gives building teams tools to develop high-performance, healthy living spaces. Southface utilizes this tool to provide technical assistance and sustainability consulting services for many clients interested in providing healthy environments in their homes, school, offices, and clinics.

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By Laura Case | May 1, 2014

EarthCraft Virginia's Sustainable Leadership Awards

EarthCraft Virginia is an independent nonprofit organization that started as a special initiative of Southface, but has truly flourished over its 10-year history. I had the honor of offering remarks at this years’ ceremony where individuals were recognized for their accomplishments in advancing green building and sustainable community design.

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By Dennis Creech | April 29, 2014

Shane Totten joins Southface leadership team

As director of Commercial Green Building Services, Totten and his team help local and regional businesses achieve their sustainability goals.

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By Staff Writer | April 15, 2014

Greenprints 2014: Keynote Cliff Majersik

Greenprints keynote Cliff Majersik highlighted the importance of gathering and managing environmental data on commercial buildings across the U.S.

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By Staff Writer | March 31, 2014

Greenprints 2014: Resilience and Retrofitting for a Built Environment

This year Southface welcomed speakers to discuss the critical nature of resilient homes and the importance of making them affordable and community-specific.

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By Staff Writer | March 24, 2014

New trends in home technology

Southface’s long-term research interests in this project are to analyze the performance of two unique features of this home over the course of a year and expand the knowledge of actual field performance of these emerging technologies.

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By Staff Writer | February 14, 2014

Southface certifies LEED for Homes project in China

Southface recently certified our first international LEED for Homes project in China.

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By Staff Writer | December 31, 2013

Brookhaven-Oglethorpe MARTA station charrette

Southface and the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) facilitated a four-day Transit Oriented Development (TOD) charrette in October of 2013, focused on the redevelopment of the Brookhaven-Oglethorpe MARTA station parking lots.

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By Alex Trachtenberg | December 13, 2013

2013 EarthCraft Awards

The 2013 EarthCraft Awards were presented by David Ellis, executive vice president of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, and Dennis Creech, executive director of Southface, in the company of over 100 green building design and construction industry leaders at Emory Point on October 30.

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By Staff Writer | November 1, 2013

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