The Atlanta BeltLine: Then and Now

The Atlanta BeltLine is well underway, and in some neighborhoods, particularly those along the Eastside Trail, it has transformed local perspectives on alternative transportation.

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By Staff Writer | September 3, 2014

Validating the Impact of Green Affordable Housing

“The most affordable home is one that is affordable to live in and operate.”  These are words we’ve lived by for years at Southface, and finally, we’re working to put statistics behind the anecdotes. Validating the Impact of Green Affordable Housing is a recently funded one-year research project. Our communities and policy teams, along with…

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By Alex Trachtenberg | August 29, 2014

Georgia Growing Green

Note from Dennis Creech, Southface co-founder. Dear Southface Community, The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 changed the public’s perception of the environment. However, while the production and use of energy was a major driver behind many of the serious global and local environmental challenges of the day, few in the environmental community worked…

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By Staff Writer | August 27, 2014

Andrew Winston | Visionary Dinner

Southface is pleased to announce Andrew Winston as the Visionary Dinner keynote speaker . The Visionary Dinner is to be held at the Fox Theatre Egyptian Ballroom on October 1, 2014.

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By Staff Writer | August 15, 2014

Walklanta

Is the era of sprawl coming to a close in Atlanta? How can we reconcile recent Smart Growth America findings that named Atlanta the most sprawling metro area in the United States?

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By Staff Writer | August 1, 2014

Clean Power Plan Public Hearing Testimony

This testimony was given during EPA public hearings in Atlanta on July 29, 2014.

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By Dennis Creech | July 29, 2014
Design Reviews Landing

Georgia is well positioned to achieve its 2030 goal

On June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants that will hopefully satisfy the concerns of most industries, advocates and state-level regulators. The Plan acknowledges that states have to generate the electricity they need and therefore sets goals for each state to reduce its pollution-to-power ratio by the year 2030. Georgia’s goal is 834 pounds of CO2 emissions per megawatt-hour of electricity generated, a 44 percent drop from our 2012 ratio.

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By Staff Writer | July 25, 2014

Bosch Residential Geothermal Heat Pumps

Bosch Greensource Residential Geothermal Heat Pumps Deliver Cost Savings With High Efficiency Green Technology The Bosch Greensource CDi series stands for Complete Design with Innovation, and is built and tested to be one of the highest efficiency and most reliable units on the market. The Greensource™ CDi Series Model SM heat pump comes in cooling…

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By Sponsored Content | July 24, 2014

Join us October 1 for Visionary Dinner!

Reserve your seat now for the 2014 Visionary Dinner on Wednesday, October 1 in the Egyptian Ballroom of the historic Fox Theatre.

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By Staff Writer | July 24, 2014

Summer Solstice celebration 2014

Thanks to all who joined us for this year’s Summer Solstice party in the Southface Gardens.

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By Amber McFarland | June 26, 2014

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