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

EarthCraft program celebrates 15th anniversary

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) and Southface celebrated the 15th anniversary of the EarthCraft program at the October 29 EarthCraft Celebration of Excellence. Over 100 green building professionals celebrated the event, at which the annual EarthCraft Awards for excellence within the program were presented in six categories.

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By Staff Writer | October 30, 2014

Amelia Godfrey earns place on Home Energy Magazine’s Thirty Under 30 List

Home Energy Magazine recently released a list of thirty professionals under the age of 30 who have made a notable impact on the home energy industry through their commitment to saving energy.

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By Staff Writer | September 5, 2014

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

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