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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

Grand opening highlights school’s success in Grants to Green Program

The Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School celebrated its completion of the recommended retrofits for its campus through the Grants to Green program.

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By Staff Writer | November 7, 2014

An Energy Efficient Route to Veteran Employment in Georgia

The transition from military service to civilian life is difficult for many, including myself. Identifying transferable skills and competing for jobs in a tough market equates to a challenging road to employment for many veterans. Southface was recently approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs to accept veteran education benefits from students who have served in the military, who are currently on active duty, or are dependents of a disabled or deceased veteran for most Southface courses. With a nationwide reputation for quality and student success, Southface courses open doors for employment in a wide variety of home performance, building, remodeling, home inspection, HVAC and energy-efficiency consulting companies.

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By John Kane | November 5, 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

EarthCraft: 15 Years of Innovation

The EarthCraft green building certification program was developed by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and Southface in 1999. EarthCraft certification helps to ensure that buildings and communities in the region meet strict criteria for saving energy and water, ensuring high indoor air quality and protecting land and natural resources.

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By Staff Writer | October 9, 2014

Winston Presents Progress on Sustainability in the Business Sector

Andrew Winston’s Visionary Dinner keynote focused on the progress the business community has made in sustainability, and how far we have to go in the future.
Photo by Russell Kaye

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By Staff Writer | October 8, 2014

Shan Arora earns place on Georgia Trend's 2014 40 Under 40 List

Southface Policy Programs Manager Shan Arora earned a spot on Georgia Trend’s 2014 40 Under 40 List for his dedication to making cities more livable and efficient.

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By Staff Writer | October 3, 2014

Atlanta Mayor Reed Wins the 2014 Argon Award for Leadership in Sustainability

The Honorable Mayor Kasim Reed is the recipient of the 2014 Argon Award for leadership in sustainability for his efforts to bring Atlanta to the forefront of the national sustainability conversation.

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By Staff Writer | October 2, 2014

(Energy-efficient) Lights, Camera, Action! A lighting renovation at Atlanta’s historic Fox Theatre

A major lighting renovation is underway at Atlanta’s historic Fox Theatre. The renovation involves replacing 5,500 incandescent light bulbs with LED bulbs. When complete, the project is projected to reduce the electricity used by the upgraded bulbs by 80 percent, which will save the Fox over $14,000 annually.

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By Staff Writer | September 24, 2014

Pint Dreams

Southface’s Amber McFarland interviews Stephen Corradini about the relationship between Visionary Dinner Legacy Partner Whole Foods Market and Visionary Dinner Chef Keith Schroeder of High Road Craft Ice Cream.

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By Staff Writer | September 18, 2014

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