Southface was recently highlighted in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America Update as a “Residential Success” for our rehabilitations of U.S. Department of Agriculture multifamily homes and our efforts to create better buildings for all.Read More
| April 22, 2016
“Hope and Will’s Room,” located on the terrace level, is the result of thoughtful collaboration between Rabaut Design Associates and Southface. The room increases public awareness of the impact our buildings have on our wellbeing by implementing evidence-based design standards such as biophilic design for improved health, and by specifying no- to low-VOC and Red List Free items to minimize exposure to harsh chemicals.Read More
| April 20, 2016
Southface’s Alex Trachtenberg and Sarah Hill, along with the Virginia Center for Housing and Research at Virginia Tech, are aiming to upend the notion that green building can’t also be affordable, especially for those who need it most.Read More
| March 24, 2016
With funding from the EPA, Southface staff have developed a crucial new data reporting tool to track energy and water use across building certification programs and housing sectors in the Southeast. Data reporting and analysis is up and running for the Home Energy Rating System and EarthCraft programs already!Read More
| January 6, 2016
The Georgia Cities Foundation’s (GCF) new Green Communities Fund is a perfect example of collaboration between government, philanthropic institutions and corporate entities.Read More
| November 18, 2015
Appliances consume an extraordinary amount of energy. As a demonstration facility, Southface wanted the campus to showcase best-in-class, high efficiency products and our relationship with Bosch allowed us to do just that when we were ready for the campus refresh.Read More
| September 30, 2015
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