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

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

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

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: 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

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

Journey To Efficiency

Jodi and Chris Laumer-Giddens did not always design and build with a focus on sustainability, but moving into the Atlanta market and connecting with Southface changed their path.

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By Joey Shea | March 29, 2015

Energy efficiency takes up residence at Atlanta’s historic Imperial Hotel

Atlanta’s historic Imperial Hotel, one of the city’s few remaining Chicago style buildings constructed around the turn of the century, recently reopened as The Commons at Imperial Hotel, featuring 90 units serving low and moderate income residents, many of whom have special needs.

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By Staff Writer | February 10, 2015

EarthCraft Renovation Project Focuses on Efficiency

Joe Thomas of Elemental Green Homes saw an opportunity during a Greenprints conference six years ago. Hearing a presentation on market trend research, Joe became convinced that the younger generation valued green building more than their parents. He knew that as that generation matured financially, there would be a market for environmentally conscious first-time home buyers.

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By Joey Shea | December 22, 2014
Sara Hill at PCM Greenprints Tour 2

Sarah Hill Wins Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2014 40 Under 40 Award

Southface LEED for Homes Project Manager Sarah Hill has been awarded the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2014 40 Under 40 Award for her dedication to making Atlanta’s built environment healthier, more durable and more energy-efficient.

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By Staff Writer | November 17, 2014

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