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

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

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


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

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